Analyzing the causes of the generally known unsuccessfulness of operations against wrong-standing eyelashes, two main points may be emphasized in this regard. Firstly, the operations are done without caring enough for the anatomical conditions. On the other hand the cicatricial shrinking does not stop even after operation, thus leading to recurrences.
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