What is it about?

Epiblepharon is a misdirection of the lower eyelid that in which the eyelashes contact and damage the ocular surface. In this article we propose the application of botulinum toxin in the orbicularis muscle of the eyelid in order to ameliorate this condition.

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Why is it important?

It is a simple, non-invasive technique that could be perform by any ophthalmologist and could prevent serious damage to the eye.


We think that this intervention could prevent damage to the ocular surface while waiting spontaneous resolution.

Dr Angel Nava
Instituto de Oftalmología Conde de Valenciana

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This page is a summary of: Successful treatment of lower eyelid epiblepharon by injection of botulinum toxin A in patients under two years of age, Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology, September 2013, Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL), DOI: 10.3126/nepjoph.v5i2.8709.
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