Category: Degenerative diseases of the eye

lagophtalmus

LAGOPHTALMUS

It is a condition in which the eyelid cannot cover the eyeball so the cornea and conjunctiva become dry and prone to inflammation (keratitis e lagophthalmo).   Causes: This occurs because of the orbicular muscle weakness caused by facial nerve palsy due to severe exophthalmos and eyelid tissue defect. Treatment: The cause of lagophtalmus should […]

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