Eyelid Reconstruction

  • Mark A. Prendes
  • Bryan R. CostinEmail author


Traumatic and post-surgical eyelid defects vary in size, complexity, and amount of tissue loss. An extensive knowledge of the anatomy of the ocular adnexa and potential options for repair allows the surgeon to individually tailor the reconstruction to best suit the patients’ needs. This chapter provides multiple useful approaches for varying degrees of eyelid reconstruction.


Eyelid repair Rotational flap Tarso-conjunctival flap Medial canthus reconstruction Periocular reconstruction Semicircular flap 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Hospitals Eye InstituteClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Eye ClinicClevelandUSA

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