34 Possible Causes for Lagophthalmos in USA

  • Ectropion

    Before and After Ptosis Surgery Bilateral Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty & Ptosis Repair Ptosis Repair Lagophthalmos Lagophthalmos (lag-ahf-thal-mus) is a condition in which … Ectropion Entropion Ptosis Lagophthalmos Ectropion Introduction Ectropion is an eyelid malposition in which the lower eyelid turns outward and does not touch the eye. … face with loss of forehead wrinkles, eyebrow drooping, elevation of the upper eyelid, ptosis (drooping) and ectropion (outturning) of the lower eyelid, epiphora (tearing), lagophthalmos[1] [2]

  • Blepharospasm

    Lagophthalmos: Patients with lagophthalmos have an inability to close eyelids. … Visit the lagophthalmos page for more details. … Treatment is usually well tolerated, but adverse effects may include: Corneal exposure/lagophthalmos Diplopia Ectropion Ecchymosis Entropion Epiphora Lower facial weakness[3] [4]

  • Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy

    Symptomatic treatments, for instance of scapular winging and of lagophthalmos, are important, and timely photocoagulation of the retinal exudates which are a very rare, but … External examination revealed significant facial diplegia and lagophthalmos. … A 40-year-old male with history of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with significant facial diplegia and lagophthalmos presents for an evaluation of bilateral choroiditis[5] [6]

  • Ablepharon Macrostomia Syndrome

    elasticity of eyelid skin May progress and cause hooding, resulting in ptosis or entropion (inward folding) Excessive amount of skin in the upper or lower lid may cause... lagophthalmos[7]

  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptomatic treatments, for instance of scapular winging and of lagophthalmos, are important, and timely photocoagulation of the retinal exudates which are a very rare, but … External examination revealed significant facial diplegia and lagophthalmos. … A 40-year-old male with history of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with significant facial diplegia and lagophthalmos presents for an evaluation of bilateral choroiditis[8] [9]

  • Distichiasis

    Facial folds can be resected; however, a medial canthal closure is often a better procedure because it eliminates lagophthalmos and medial entropion as well as facial fold … Distichiasis Blepharocheilodontic syndrome is the association of lagophthalmos (inability to fully close eyes), cleft lip and palate, atrial septal defect, and oligodontia[10] [11]

  • Recurrent Corneal Erosion

    Nocturnal Lagophthalmos (where one’s eyelids don’t close enough to cover the eye completely during sleep) may be an exacerbating factor, in which case using surgical tape … reduces the amount of water in the epithelium, strengthening its structure use the pressure patch as mentioned above. use surgical tape to keep the eye closed (if Nocturnal Lagophthalmos … When paired with concomitant ocular surface disease (specifically, substantial dry eye syndrome, floppy lid syndrome or nocturnal lagophthalmos ), arriving at the diagnosis[12] [13]

  • Keratitis

    punctate keratitis Ulcerative keratitis Exposure keratitis (also known as exposure keratopathy)— due to dryness of the cornea caused by incomplete or inadequate eyelid closure (lagophthalmos … Lids conditions like blepharitis, rosacea, lagophthalmos, entropion, ectropion, tarsal calcareous concretions or tear film dysfunctions like the ones seen in Sjogren’s or … however is also very important to treat the initial cause of corneal inflammation as this is usually secondary, i.e. removal of concretions and ectopic eyelashes, repair lagophthalmos[14] [15]

  • Blepharitis

    pugs) Distichia (often seen shih-tzus, pugs, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, poodles, English bulldogs) Ectopic cilia Inability to completely close the eyelids, or lagophthalmos[16]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    Damage to the eye may occur because of several reasons, among which are inflammation and lagophthalmos; scarring of the cornea may lead to visual loss or even blindness.[17]

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References

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  2. Ectropion - J. Justin Older, http://www.eyelids.net/ectropion/
  3. Cosmetic eyelid surgery, oculofacial Oculo-facial) surgeon locatetest, http://www.eyeplastics.com/what-is-blepharospas…
  4. Blepharospasm, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/blepharospasm
  5. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy : Current Opinion in Neurology, http://journals.lww.com/co-neurology/Abstract/1…
  6. Birdshot chorioretinopathy in a male patient with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy | Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, http://joii-journal.springeropen.com/articles/1…
  7. Eyelids at Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico - School of Optometry, https://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/eyelids/…
  8. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy : Current Opinion in Neurology, http://journals.lww.com/co-neurology/Abstract/1…
  9. Birdshot chorioretinopathy in a male patient with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy | Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, http://joii-journal.springeropen.com/articles/1…
  10. Distichiasis - Cat, http://vetbook.org/wiki/cat/index.php?title=Dis…
  11. LYMPHEDEMA DISTICHIASIS, http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphed…
  12. Peeling Back the Layers of RCE, http://www.reviewofoptometry.com/content/d/ther…
  13. Recurrent corneal erosion, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recurrent_corneal…
  14. Keratitis — A Clinical Approach, https://www.intechopen.com/books/ophthalmology-…
  15. Keratitis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keratitis
  16. Eye Inflammation in Dogs | petMD, http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/eyes/c_dg_b…
  17. Erythropoietic Porphyria, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/erythropoietic…