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Use of an encircling silicone rubber string for the correction of lagophthalmos.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  643959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a modification of Arion's technique for the correction of lagophthalmos by a circle of silicone rubber string placed subcutaneously near the lid margin. We have operated on 14 cases by this technique, with good results observed in 13 after a two-year follow-up.
S Lessa; S Carreirao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-28     Completed Date:  1978-06-28     Revised Date:  2014-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  719-23     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Eyelid Diseases / surgery*
Eyelids / surgery*
Surgery, Plastic / methods*
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