Canthoplasty


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Can´tho`plas`ty


n.1.(Surg.) The operation of forming a new canthus, when one has been destroyed by injury or disease.
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26) Such retracted eyelids are surgically challenging to correct and surgical techniques aiming to achieve horizontal eyelid tightening (lateral canthoplasty, mid face lift, placement of spacer grafts) have been used with variable outcomes.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of medial canthoplasty combined with conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy (CDCR) in patients with medial telecanthal deformities and lacrimal drainage system damage.
Many cases of eyelid retraction can be managed with lateral canthoplasty or the lateral tarsal strip procedure.
CHICAGO -- Canthopexy and canthoplasty are simple, minimally invasive procedures that are often overlooked when treating periorbital aging, Dr.
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.
Eyelid retraction can be treated with lid-lengthening or canthoplasty, and eyelid puffiness can be treated with blepharoplasty (Kuryan et al 2008).
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.