Ectropion & Entropion


 

The eyelids have to be in a normal location to enable excellent tear manufacturing and drain. They also need to enable the eyelids to close effectively during each blink. When the lids are malpositioned, they can be extremely upsetting to the eye and also lead to tearing, discomfort, and even infections. The eyelid locations could transform with age, injury, sunlight damages, cancer, or prior surgery. They can either be turned out (described as an ectropion), turned in (referred to as an entropion) or can be retracted or notched.

There are various methods a specialist could deal with repairing eyelid malpositions.  It depends on the kind of trouble and also exactly what the etiology (or cause) is. Dr. Morris will sit down with you as well as thoroughly discuss with you the choices readily available after examining your past history and also doing a full exam.

Just what are the symptoms of ectropions and also entropions?

The eyelid can move with age, injury, sun damages, or prior surgical procedure. They can either be turned out (described as an ectropion), turned in (described as an entropion) or can be retracted or notched. The eyelids should remain in a typical placement to allow for great tear production. Along with tear drainage, they need to permit the eyelids to shut effectively during each blink. When the lids are malposition, they can leave a patient feeling lost and inadequate at work or during other activities.

Dr. Carries Morris specializes in treating these types of eye problems. With years of experience, she can perform the needed tests and make the decision on what procedures would be used best to help the patient. Her expertise in working with countless patients has given her the unique ability to effectively assess any eye issue that arises, and determine the best course of action to treat it.

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