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BACKGROUND Involutional entropion is a common problem in the elderly population. The author describes a method of repair of involutional entropion that is a combination and modification of two existing surgical techniques. METHODS Review of the cases of 20 consecutive patients (22 lids) who underwent surgery for involutional entropion. All surgical… (More)
A tarsorrhaphy technique is described that employs absorbable sutures that are externally applied in a mattress fashion and allowed to bury themselves. Advantages of the technique include simplicity, reliability, and the avoidance of external bolsters.
After administering a retrobulbar injection of anesthesia, we applied the Honan intraocular pressure reducer at a pressure of 30 mm Hg for five minutes to 48 nonglaucomatous eyes and eight glaucomatous eyes undergoing cataract extraction. This technique resulted in mean intraocular pressure reductions of 6.52 mm Hg in the nonglaucomatous eyes (P less than… (More)