palpebral fold

palpebral fold

[′pal·pə·brəl ′fōld]
(anatomy)
A fold formed by the reflection of the conjunctiva from the eyelid onto the eye.
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The medial side of the flap corresponds to lateral margin of the defect; the superior edge follows the line of the superior palpebral fold. The flap height-to-width ratio can reach 1 : 4.
After eyelid eversion, an incision at the level of superior palpebral fold is made through the conjunctiva and tarsus.
Tumor excision, the medial side of the flap corresponds to lateral margin of the defect, and the superior edge follows the line of the superior palpebral fold (b).