Eyelid reconstruction using the "Hughes" tarsoconjunctival advancement flap: Long-term outcomes in 122 consecutive cases over a 13-year period.
Orbit 2017 Apr 24:1-6. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
a Department of Ophthalmology , Waikato District Health Board , Hamilton , New Zealand.
This article evaluates the complications and long term functional and cosmetic outcomes of tarsoconjunctival advancement flaps for repairing a range of lower eyelid defects in a large cohort of consecutive cases. A retrospective series of 122 consecutive cases of eyelid reconstruction using tarsoconjunctival-advancement flaps was conducted at Waikato Hospital, or Hamilton Eye Clinic, New Zealand. All cases of lid reconstruction using tarsoconjunctival-advancement flaps between January 1, 2001 until April 3, 2014 were included for analysis. Read More