Ectropion & Entropion

Ectropion is an eyelid condition where your eyelids turn out and Entropion is when your eyelids turn in and rub against the surface of the eye. It can be caused by age or by scar tissue and usually affects only the lower lids.

Symptoms & Diagnosis for Ectropion & Entropion

Entropion symptoms can include tearing and red eyes. Many patients have a foreign body sensation. Ectropion symptoms can include tearing or also dry eye symptoms. It can usually be diagnosed with a physical eye examination.

Treatment for Ectropion & Entropion

There is a verity of treatments available. Ointments can be used to protect the cornea and improve symptoms. Sometimes Botox is used for Ectropion to turn the eyelid inwards.  A definitive treatment option is surgery can also be performed as a day surgery procedure in a hospital.

Entropion and Ectropion of the lower eyelid

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