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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2007|
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