Tarsorrhaphy

Tarsorrhaphy is a surgical procedure in which the eyelids are partially sewn together to narrow the opening (i.e. palpebral fissure). It may be done to protect the cornea in cases of corneal exposure, as a treatment for Graves` ophthalmopathy, Möbius syndrome or after corneal graft surgery. ...
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Tarsorrhaphy

• (n.) An operation to diminish the size of the opening between eyelids when enlarged by surrounding cicatrices.
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tarsorrhaphy

(tahr-sor´ә-fe) suture of a portion of or the entire upper and lower eyelids for the purpose of shortening or closing the palpebral fissure.
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Tarsorrhaphy

Tar·sor'rha·phy noun [ Tarsus + Greek 'rafh` seam, from ... to sew.] (Surg.) An operation to diminish the size of the opening between eyelids when enlarged by surrounding cicatrices.
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Tarsorrhaphy

a procedure in which the eyelids are sewn shut; performed to protect the corneas
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tarsorrhaphy

blepharorrhaphy, tarsorrhaphy A partial or complete suture of the eyelid margins performed to shorten the palpebral fissure or to protect the cornea.
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tarsorrhaphy

Suturing together of the eyelid margins partially or totally to make the palpebral fissue smaller or to protect the cornea.
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Tarsorrhaphy

Tarsorrhaphy is the surgical operation to diminish the size of the opening between eyelids when it has been enlarged by surrounding cicatrices.
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tarsorrhaphy

tarsorrhaphy Suturing the eyelids together.
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tarsorrhaphy

Type: Term Pronunciation: tar-sōr′ă-fē Definitions: 1. The suturing together of the eyelid margins, partially or completely, to shorten the palpebral fissure or to protect the cornea in keratitis or in paralysis of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
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