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.