lagophthalmos


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Noun1.lagophthalmos - abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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The first case presented with a left eye lagophthalmos, bilateral enlargement of the great auricular, ulnar, median and radial cutaneous nerves.
Unless you have a condition known as nocturnal lagophthalmos where you can't completely close your eyes while you are asleep.
After another 8 months and over 2 years after tumor resection with no locoregional recurrence or distant metastasis, the patient was admitted for lagophthalmos correction.
Metal eyelid weights implanted to treat lagophthalmos are another rare but potential allergen to consider, said Dr.
Other factors that may contribute to post-LASIK dry eyes include previous blepharoplasty, lagophthalmos [45], and diabetes mellitus [51].
Lagophthalmos due to facial nerve damage was found, in the left eye of 1 patient.
Causes may include lid deformities, foreign bodies, abnormal hairs, lagophthalmos, abnormal tear film, and infection (bacterial, fungal, or viral), among others.
In addition, he had binocular palpebral edema, proptosis, chemosis, lagophthalmos, and ocular motility disorder.
It should be repaired as early as possible, because untreated or inadequately treated defects of upper eyelid will lead to severe dry eyes, lagophthalmos, corneal ulcer/injury, secondary exposure keratitis and loss of vision (Stades and Gelatt, 2007).
They determined that the most common intervention was gold weight implantation, the postoperative success rate was 90% for upper lid procedures and 75% for lower lid procedures, and lubricant use, lagophthalmos, and keratopathy were significantly reduced postoperatively.
All those patients who had other associated conditions such as poor Bells' phenomenon, lagophthalmos, Horner syndrome, Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, Myasthenia gravis, Marcus gunn jaw winking syndrome, Blephrophimosis syndrome, third nerve palsy or traumatic ptosis were excluded from the study.