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eyelid

1. either of the two muscular folds of skin that can be moved to cover the exposed portion of the eyeball
2. Aeronautics a set of movable parts at the rear of a jet engine that redirect the exhaust flow to assist braking during landing

eyelid

[′ī‚lid]
(anatomy)
A movable, protective section of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball of many terrestrial animals.
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Bi-lamellar lower eyelid reconstruction with superficial temporal artery island flap and hard palate muco-periosteal free graft.
Lower eyelid retraction occurs when the lower eyelid is displaced inferiorly without malposition of the eyelid margin.
Subperiosteal midface lift with or without a hard palate mucosal graft for correction of lower eyelid retraction.
For paralytic vector lower eyelid retraction, prior surgical options include tarsorrhaphy, canthal anchoring, tarsal pillars, or suspension procedures.
A paired samples t test was used to compare results of the PRTT obtained from upper eyelid and lower eyelid of right and left eyes.
2 In this report, we aimed to present the case of BSCC involvingbilateral lower eyelid with different clinical appearance.
It usually affects the lower eyelids but can also impact the upper lids, in either case causing considerable discomfort.
We report the occurrence of skin metastasis in the lower eyelid, which is extremely unusual.
We report the clinical course of one man with advanced MCC, which initially occurred in the left lower eyelid and regressed spontaneously.
As you grow older, the connective tissue of the eyelids sometimes relaxes, causing the lower eyelid to sag slightly.
The 49 chapters are organized into sections on upper eyelid malposition and related disorders; lower eyelid malposition and related disorders; eyelid neoplasm; orbital inflammation and infection; orbital neoplasm; trauma; evisceration, enucleation, and the anophthalmic socket; lacrimal drainage system; and cosmetic oculofacial plastic surgery.
By injecting a small amount of carbon dioxide gas just beneath the skin of the lower eyelid, blood circulation is increased, decreasing dark circles.

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