Canthoplasty
Canthoplasty Can"tho*plas`ty, n. [Gr.?, corner of the eye + ? to from.] (Surg.) The operation of forming a new canthus, when one has been destroyed by injury or disease. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • canthoplasty — 1. An operation for lengthening the palpebral fissure by incision through the lateral canthus. SYN: cantholysis. 2. An operation for restoration of the canthus. [G. kanthos, canthus, + plasso, to …   Medical dictionary

  • canthoplasty — n. a surgical procedure to reconstruct the canthus (corner of the eye) …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Canthus (anatomy) — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 05 …   Wikipedia

  • Graves' ophthalmopathy — Infobox Disease Name = Graves ophthalmopathy Caption = DiseasesDB = 5419 ICD10 = ICD10|H|06|2|h|00* ICD9 = ICD9|xxx ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 237 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ent|169 eMedicine2|neuro|476… …   Wikipedia

  • Canthus — For other uses, see Canthus (disambiguation). Canthus Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. Canthus (pl. canthi, palpebral commissures) is either corner of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet …   Wikipedia

  • Oculoplastics — Oculoplastics, or oculoplastic surgery, includes a wide variety of surgical procedures that deal with the orbit (eye socket), eyelids, tear ducts, and the face.[1] It also deals with the reconstruction of the eye and associated structures.… …   Wikipedia

  • Blepharochalasis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H02.3 ICD 9 374.34 Blepharochalasis is an …   Wikipedia

  • cantholysis — SYN: canthoplasty (1). [G. kanthos, canthus, + lysis, loosening] * * * n. a surgical procedure to divide the attachment of the canthus (corner of the eye) from its underlying bone and tendon. It is performed as part of some operations on the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cantoplastia — Eng. Canthoplasty Cirugía plástica de la abertura palpebral realizada con el fin de reparar un canto defectuoso …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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