blepharoplasty

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blepharoplasty

[′blef·ə·rə‚plas·dē]
(medicine)
Any plastic surgical operation on the eyelid. Also known as tarsoplasty.
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1,15,16) This inaccuracy can become a serious problem during transnasal canthopexy because the wire has the potential to come very near to the junction of the cribriform plate and the nasal cavity after it has been moved through the posterior and superior aspects of the lacrimal fossa.
Canthopexy requires that the surgeon pay meticulous attention to attaching the tendon to the posterior and superior portions of the lacrimal fossa, as described by Markowitz et al (1) and others.
Transnasal canthopexy has probably become the gold standard for medial canthal tendon repair in nasoethmoid orbital fractures.