Epiblepharon with inverted eyelashes in Japanese children. II. Surgical repairs.

  title={Epiblepharon with inverted eyelashes in Japanese children. II. Surgical repairs.},
  author={Seiji Hayasaka and Shunichi Noda and Tomoichi Setogawa},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={73 2},
We used lid bracing sutures, buried sutures, and skin resection operations to correct epiblepharon in Japanese children. Epiblepharon and ocular irritation in 103 children (254 eyelids) were treated first with lid bracing sutures. Postoperatively the inversion of eyelashes resolved in 73 patients (196 eyelids). Of these 103 patients 30 (58 eyelids) developed recurrences, which included 11 who also complained of foreign body sensation and ocular pain. These 11 patients (22 eyelids) underwent a… CONTINUE READING
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