Instruments Used in Eyelid Surgeries

  • Manpreet Singh
  • Varshitha Hemanth
  • Prerana Tahiliani
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)


Blepharoptosis correction, surgeries for entropion or ectropion, chalazion incision and curettage, eyelid mass excision and reconstruction, blepharoplasty, and epilation are commonly performed eyelid surgeries.

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    Stump M, McConnell LK, Chahal HS, Shriver EM. Oculoplastic Basic Instrument Tray. March 13, 2017. Available from:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manpreet Singh
    • 1
  • Varshitha Hemanth
    • 2
  • Prerana Tahiliani
    • 3
  1. 1.Oculoplastics Services, Department of OphthalmologyAdvanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmic Plastic SurgeryOcular Oncology and Socket Sciences, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI)HyderabadIndia
  3. 3.Oculoplastics and Ocular Oncology, Mumbai Eye Plastic SurgeryMumbaiIndia

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