Evaluation of the anatomical position of the lateral canthal ligament: clinical implications and guidelines.


Controversy exists in the literature as to the precise anatomical location of the lateral canthal ligament. The ligament is a 3 mm-wide, two-tailed band; its average length is approximately 13 mm, while the width of the rima palpebralis is about 26 mm. The authors evaluated three different groups to pinpoint the anatomical position of the ligament's… (More)


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