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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
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eyelid

[′ī‚lid]
(anatomy)
A movable, protective section of skin that covers and uncovers the eyeball of many terrestrial animals.
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Local anesthetic was infiltrated under skin, and the upper eyelid skin was then cut as designed.
[2,12,19,24] Exception being patients with SGC showed very strong preference for upper eyelid (84.62%).
In total losses, the defect can be closed with a tarsoconjunctival flap from the upper eyelid, a mucochondral graft from the nasal septum or a conchal cartilage graft from the ear, and a Mustarde flap containing cutaneous-subcutaneous tissues from the cheek and preauricular region.
We describe the case of a woman suffering from right eye involutional lower eyelid entropion and right upper eyelid ptosis, who was successfully treated synchronously for both conditions, by applying the lateral tarsal strip procedure and the levator resection technique.
Case report Age Gender Site 1 [10] 3 F Lateral 2 [11] 9 F Inferior medial 3 [13] 23 F Superior lateral 4 [14] 24 F Superior medial 5 [4] 26 F Upper eyelid 38 M Superior lateral 6 [12] 37 M Lateral 35 F Superior lateral 7 [15] 79 M Upper eyelid 8 [16] 88 F Superior medial
She had symptoms of headache and drooping of the left upper eyelid, which started eight days after administration of two doses of vincristine (3 mg/[m.sup.2], maximum 5 mg) one week apart in accordance with the Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Berlin Frankfurt-Munich (BFM) chemotherapy protocol.
Non-paralytic lagophthalmos Upper eyelid retraction
A 24-year-old female patient presented to our clinic with complaints of swelling of the right upper eyelid and redness in the eye for 2 months.
A five months old female crossbred Holstein Friesian calf was presented twenty four hours after injury with history of traumatic laceration of upper eyelid of left eye (Fig.
A thin line over the upper eyelid is all that it takes.
Various materials have been tried for brow suspension such as muscle tendon, preserved donor sclera, artificial materials that included catgut or silk sutures, wires of gold, silver or platinum metals, however the most widely used artificial material is polyfilament suture which is easy to handle with lesser incidence of complications.11-14 Brow suspension with autogenous fascia lata is considered as gold standard procedure for congenital ptosis as it has a long-lasting effect for upper eyelid elevation.
They are harvested from the upper eyelid, leaving at least 3 to 4 mm of distal tarsus to avoid upper lid distortion.

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