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n.1.(Surg.) The operation of forming a new canthus, when one has been destroyed by injury or disease.
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4) The bone anchor suture system has also been used in medial canthoplasty with extension over to lateral canthoplasty in recent years with promising results.
A canthoplasty with a periosteal flap or a fascia lata graft to correct lateral retinacular dehiscence may also be necessary.
A right lateral canthoplasty with release and relaxation of the deep fissures of the involved soft tissue around the orbit was performed to allow more normal apposition of the eyelids.