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February 1975

Reconstruction of the Central One Half of an Eyelid

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine and the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Service, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fla.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1975;93(2):125-126. doi:10.1001/archopht.1975.01010020131007

The technique recommended in this communication concerns the use of a semicircular graft from the lateral canthal area to close a lid margin defect comprising one half of the lid. When the defect is closed, the semicircular flap will straighten and become the lateral portion of the lid.

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