Surgical correction of trachoma-related upper eyelid cicatricial entropion utilizing the Barbera-Carre technique

A. A.V. Cruz, I. Moribe, J. T. Sakuma, J. M.R. Neto

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Abstract

Upper eyelid cicatricial entropion is commonly encountered as a sequela of inflammatory conditions. The surgical correction of this defect is often difficult and frequently unsuccessful. We have used the Barbera-Carre technique with good results in 20 patients with cicatricial entropion due to trachoma. We take this opportunity to present the surgical technique and our results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

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