Facial plast Surg 2010; 26(6): 464-481
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1267721
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Management of Eyelid Injuries

Ann P. Murchison1 , Jurij R. Bilyk1
  • 1Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Publication Date:
17 November 2010 (online)


Injuries to the eyelids mandate a systematic evaluation of the eye and ocular adnexa. Anatomic knowledge and an understanding of the etiology of periocular injuries are required for evaluation, optimal patient care, and to aid in prevention of globe dysfunction. This article also reviews the medical and surgical treatments and potential complications of eyelid injuries.