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Clinical Trial Summary

Ectropion of the eyelid can lead to skin retraction, stenosis of lacrimal point, chronic watering, visual discomfort or low visual acuity, mostly when it occurs with ectropion of lacrimal point. The objective of the study is to compare two surgical strategies for eyelid ectropion combined with ectropion of the lacrimal point

Clinical Trial Description

Were included patients underwent eyelid ectropion surgery in ophthalmology department from Oct 2014 to Oct 2015. The first procedure is lateral tarsal strip alone (group 1); the second one is lateral tarsal strip with three snips with or without diamond-shaped resection (group 2). The authors focused on the alteration of the quality of life related to watering, before and after operation. Quality of life related to discomfort due to watering was evaluated before and after surgery using a questionnaire. Informations have been gathered via phone with a ten items questionnaire, each item is worth 0 (no or minim discomfort due to watering) or 1 (discomfort due to more than moderated watering) ;

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Related Conditions & MeSH terms

NCT number NCT02893813
Study type Observational
Source Centre Hospitalier Régional Metz-Thionville
Status Completed
Phase N/A
Start date November 2015
Completion date April 2016

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