Facial plast Surg 2007; 23(3): 200-202
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-984560
Copyright © 2007 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

The Lateral Tarsal Strip: Illustrated Pearls

David A. Della Rocca1 , 2 , 3
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York
  • 2Department of Ophthalmology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York
  • 3Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, New York
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Publication Date:
10 August 2007 (online)


The lateral tarsal strip is a mainstay procedure of oculoplastic surgery. The technique is easy to conceive but difficult to master. Awareness of its many indications and its limitations along with a working knowledge of its proper execution is necessary.