tarsal plate


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tarsal plate

n.
See tarsus.
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Two stab incisions were made through skin and orbicularis to reach tarsal plate.
The large cobblestones of the upper tarsal plate are pathognomonic for this disease, but they do require lid eversion to be identified.
The scarring distorts the upper tarsal plate and leads to entropion and trichiasis (TT) which by causing physical injury to cornea ultimately leads to corneal opacity (CO)6.
A full-layer transverse incision was made to the lower tarsal plate approximately 2 mm from the edge of the eyelid, leaving the anterior lamellae intact.
The palpebral conjunctiva is firmly attached to the tarsal plate of the lid, while the bulbar conjunctiva has a looser attachment to the underlying sclera, increasing as it approaches the limbus.
After stabilizing the lower eyelid a small incision was made (3mm) long below the tarsal plate on the medial aspect and in the line with punctum.
The lateral and medial ends of the graft were sutured to the tarsal plate to support the lower lid.