• Subtotal reconstruction of the upper eyelid may be achieved by using a semicircular flap at the lateral canthus combined with a medial sliding tarsal flap covered with a skin graft. This is a singlestage procedure that does not necessitate prolonged closure of the lids postoperatively.
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