Weiss operation is done for? – Ophthalmology MCQ

Weiss operation is done for?
A. Cicatricial entropion
B. Senile entropion
C. Senile ectropion
D. Cicatricial ectropion

Correct answer : B. Senile entropion

  • Weiss operation is done for senile entropion.
  • An incision is placed 3mm below the lid margin extending along the whole length of the eyelid.
  • It involved the skin, orbicularis and the tarsal plate.
  • Mattress sutures are used for correcting the entropion by transpositioning the tarsus.

Ref: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, A. K. Khurana, 4th edition, p350-353.

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