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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He is not yet done with the surgery, as London revealed he wants to undergo revision rhinoplasty to make his nose 'a lot smaller, a lot narrower.' He also wants to have lateral canthoplasty surgery to finally have almond-shaped eyes.
This can be corrected with a procedure known as a medial canthoplasty. In this surgery, the opening of the eye is actually made smaller so that the eyelids do not rub the cornea.
(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.
Gianluca, "Lateral canthoplasty by the micro-mitek anchor system: 10-Year review of 96 patients," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Many cases of eyelid retraction can be managed with lateral canthoplasty or the lateral tarsal strip procedure.
Specific topics include using costal cartilage for dorsal augmentation and tip grafting, double-eyelid surgery: non-incisional suture techniques, epicanthoplasty and aesthetic lateral canthoplasty, management strategies for the aging Asian face: philosophy and evolution, and aesthetic facial use of botulinum toxin in East Asians.
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.