Tarsorrhaphy

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Tar`sor´rha`phy


n.1.(Surg.) An operation to diminish the size of the opening between eyelids when enlarged by surrounding cicatrices.
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But our case, temporary tarsorraphy alone was enough to retain the ocular contents inside the orbit and for successful recovery.
Tarkkanen, "Tarsorraphy in the treatment of persistent corneal lesions," Acta Ophthalmologica, vol.
[16,17] Severe cases require surgical management like punctual occlusion and tarsorraphy.
Pterygium surgery with mitomycin and tarsorraphy. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 2005;103:108-115.
(3) and by Andersen (4) has been one of the most common treatment modalities for paralytic lagophthalmos, the other being tarsorraphy, which has a high rate of recurrence and complications as quoted by Antia (5) and Soares.