During ectropion repair, a lower eyelid that has been turned outward is corrected.
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Conditions Treated with Ectropion Repair:
Ectropion repair is performed in cases of an outwardly sagging lower eyelid.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to ectropion repair.
Anesthesia with Ectropion Repair:
Ectropion repair is performed with local anesthesia and sedation.
Potential Complications from Ectropion Repair:
Possible risks following ectropion repair include infection, eyelid misposition and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.
Prognosis after Ectropion Repair:
The prognosis for a positive end result following ectropion repair is good.
Recovery from Ectropion Repair:
Recovery from ectropion repair takes one to two weeks.