Tarsomarginal graft in upper eyelid coloboma repair

Erika Hoyama, Vanessa Limawararut, Raman Malhotra, James Muecke, Dinesh Selva

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Abstract

Eyelid colobomas are congenital defects caused by failure of fusion of the mesodermal lid folds.1,2 The timing and approach to surgical repair depend on the severity of the defect and exposure keratopathy.1-7 Tarsomarginal grafts have been well described in eyelid reconstructions following tumor excision.8,9 Descriptions of lid coloboma repair using this approach are limited.8,9 We describe a series of upper lid colobomas repaired with the tarsomarginal graft.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-501
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology

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