State of the Art in Congenital Eyelid Deformity Management

Lily Koo Lin, Jonathan Martin

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The eyelids are crucial in maintaining the health of the ocular surface and have an important role in facial aesthetics. Interruption in eyelid development can lead to congenital eyelid deformities. This article reviews eyelid anatomy, the most common congenital eyelid abnormalities such as congenital ptosis, eyelid coloboma, and epiblepharon, and the management of these conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)142-149
Number of pages8
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016


  • congenital ptosis
  • epiblepharon
  • eyelid coloboma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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