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Year : 1990  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 115-6,116A,116B

Management of a case of lagophthalmos by Gillies' method (a case report).


Department of Ophthalmology, Dr R. N. Cooper Hospital, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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R Mukherjee
Department of Ophthalmology, Dr R. N. Cooper Hospital, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A case of facial palsy with lagophthalmos with exposure keratitis was corrected surgically by a method of temporalis transfer. When the slings were tightened leaving 1 cm gap in the palpebral aperture, lagophthalmos persisted. A secondary tightening procedure causing overlap of the upper lid over the lower yielded good results.






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