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TARSORRHAPHY-Reply

TARSORRHAPHY-Reply This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Dr. Ascher's letter was referred to Dr. Hildreth who offers the following reply: To the Editor: It was kind of Dr. Ascher to write his friendly and constructive letter. At once it is evident that we both heartily agree never to use a second attachment of the lids placed anywhere in the nasal half. Such a procedure is not uncommonly performed and leads to a most unsightly appearance which is all entirely unnecessary.Unfortunately I permitted the artist to exaggerate the depth of the cut in the illustration used in my paper. Actually I merely denude the bare area of the lid border lying between the lashes and the conjunctival edge. No lash follicles are excised.Whether one desires to denude the lid border to the outer canthus could depend on several circumstances. The use of the clamp as I have described in my short article is the chief point http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

TARSORRHAPHY-Reply

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Dr. Ascher's letter was referred to Dr. Hildreth who offers the following reply: To the Editor: It was kind of Dr. Ascher to write his friendly and constructive letter. At once it is evident that we both heartily agree never to use a second attachment of the lids placed anywhere in the nasal half. Such a procedure is not uncommonly performed and...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1966 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1966.00970050584028
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Dr. Ascher's letter was referred to Dr. Hildreth who offers the following reply: To the Editor: It was kind of Dr. Ascher to write his friendly and constructive letter. At once it is evident that we both heartily agree never to use a second attachment of the lids placed anywhere in the nasal half. Such a procedure is not uncommonly performed and leads to a most unsightly appearance which is all entirely unnecessary.Unfortunately I permitted the artist to exaggerate the depth of the cut in the illustration used in my paper. Actually I merely denude the bare area of the lid border lying between the lashes and the conjunctival edge. No lash follicles are excised.Whether one desires to denude the lid border to the outer canthus could depend on several circumstances. The use of the clamp as I have described in my short article is the chief point

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1966

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