Lower eyelid retraction is frequently managed by recession of the lower-lid retractors and interposition of a 'spacer graft.' We have used hard-palate mucosa as our spacer material in 25 eyelids of 18 patients. A graft twice the height of the measured amount of lid retraction was used and resulted in predictable, satisfactory results. The hard-palate mucosa was easily obtained and the donor site healed well in all patients, with minimal care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Archives of ophthalmology|
|State||Published - Sep 1990|
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