Retrospective Analysis of Subtarsal Incision in Maxillofacial Trauma

  • Ravi Kumar Mahajan
  • Kunal GuptaEmail author
  • Krishnan Srinivasan
  • Ankush Tambotra
  • Sardar Mahipal Singh
  • Amreen Kaur
Original Article



Subciliary, subtarsal and infraorbital incisions are the conventional cutaneous approaches to infraorbital rim and floor.

Materials and Methods

A retrospective study was developed with 30 patients reviewed over a period of 12 months.


No cases showed ectropion in minimum 12-month follow-up. Mild scleral show was present in 3 cases. At the end of 12 months, scar was invisible in 25 patients, mild in 4 patients and moderate in 1 patient who developed wound infection.


Subtarsal incision shows good result with very minimal post-operative complications.


Subtarsal incision Maxillofacial trauma 


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

This study was undertaken in conformity with the Declaration of Helsinki.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Kumar Mahajan
    • 1
  • Kunal Gupta
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  • Krishnan Srinivasan
    • 1
  • Ankush Tambotra
    • 2
  • Sardar Mahipal Singh
    • 1
  • Amreen Kaur
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryAmandeep HospitalAmritsarIndia
  2. 2.Amandeep Hospital and ClinicsAmritsarIndia
  3. 3.Amandeep HospitalAmritsarIndia
  4. 4.Department of Plastic SurgeryAmandeep Hospital and ClinicsAmritsarIndia

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