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Eye Irritation due to Folded Eyelid Treatment

Treatment for an entropion includes surgery and the use of artificial tears and lubricants.

Treatment for an entropion includes:

  • Surgery for entropion:
    • Repair of the eyelid
    • Removal of the eye lashes
  • Artificial tears
  • Botox injection:
    • Effective for spastic entropion
  • Treatment of underlying blepharitis

Eye Irritation due to Folded Eyelid Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat entropion:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Eye Irritation due to Folded Eyelid References
  1. Altieri M, Iester M, Harman F, Bertagno R, Capris P, Venzano D, Baldi F, Altieri G. Comparison of three techniques for repair of involutional lower lid entropion: a three-year follow-up study. Ophthalmologica. 2003 Jul-Aug;217(4):265-72. [12792132]
  2. Boboridis K, Bunce C. Interventions for involutional lower lid entropion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002;(1):CD002221. [1186963]
  3. Dhaliwal U, Monga PK, Gupta VP. Comparison of three surgical procedures of differing complexity in the correction of trachomatous upper lid entropion: a prospective study. Orbit. 2004 Dec;23(4):227-36. [15590524]
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