Cirurgia da Pálpebra com

Causas

Um ectrópio é uma pálpebra inferior voltada para fora (evertida): o interior das pálpebras inferiores é constantemente exposto ao ar e se secam.

Mais comumente, o ectrópio aparece como um sintoma de envelhecimento, pelo qual o tecido das pálpebras relaxa horizontalmente. Em casos raros, também pode ser causado por doenças de pele, infecções ou cicatrizes na pele da pálpebra inferior. Independentemente da causa, o resultado é o mesmo: o olho fica permanentemente irritado porque as pálpebras não mais se fecham adequadamente e secam a superfície do olho. Muitas vezes há um excesso compensatório de produção de lágrimas, resultando em um olho aquoso - mas as lágrimas não podem fluir corretamente por causa do posicionamento inadequado da pálpebra inferior.

O ectrópio de longo prazo predispõe os pacientes ao desenvolvimento de infecções da córnea, que podem levar a sérias alterações, em casos extremos a uma úlcera da córnea.

A operação

Ectropion surgery, much like entropion surgery, can be corrected by horizontally and vertically tightening the lower eyelid. The operation lasts about 45 minutes, is usually performed under local anaesthesia, and the success rate is 70–80%.

Under certain circumstances – if the ectropion is caused by a shortening of the lower lid, usually as a consequence of scar tissue production or skin disease – then skin transplantation may be necessary. For this, we can transplant skin from the upper lid of the same side or the opposite side, or even skin behind the ear.

Before – After

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Riscos e complicações

Although infections of the wound area are possible, they are extremely rare after this type of eyelid surgery and are treated with antibiotics. 

It’s important to realise that a 100% perfect result is not always possible after surgery (especially when the ectropion has been around for a long time), so despite achieving a big improvement, in around 1 in 10 cases, no normalisation of lid position can be achieved.

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09:02 04 Jan 23
Overall as a 50 year old, who wanted to continue to avoid wearing glasses and/or contact lenses, my goal was 100%... achieved with ELZA and Dr. Hafezi. I greatly appreciated the overall approach by Dr. Hafezi and his friendly and competent team in reviewing my vision at the start and following a comprehensive eye exam- the explanations of my options. For me I chose PRK in one eye for a monovision solution to correct short sightedness which was becoming more prevalent in night driving and sports such as skiing and cycling. PRK heals slowly but the outcome is worth the wait- and the cost- you use your eyes every waking moment- and for me I cannot see any reason not to pursue better vision with the ELZA team! A great quality of life enhancement!ler mais
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Zuzana Fecko
21:48 31 Oct 22
Thank you so much, Dr. Torres and prof. Hafezi. 26 years I was only “dreaming” about the eye surgery due to possible... complications. I was worried ..Thank you for encouraging me to make a decision and thank you for your professionalism, explanations and great work!I wish you all the best, lots of success and only happy patients!ler mais
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Serena Fazio
11:15 06 Mar 22
I have been to the ELZA clinic to have surgery for my miopy, as my eyes were rejecting the contacts and I was tired of... wearing glasses. From the first preliminary visit, to the actual surgery and post-surgery care Dr. Hafezi and all his collaborators have been extremely professional, considerate and helpful. All the steps of the (very short!) surgery were thoroughly explained to me in order to be as calm as possible, together with the medication plan and precautions to be aware of so that my eyes could heal in the best way possible. By following their exact instructions, the healing process has been very successful and smooth, and after about one week I was able to see perfectly. I absolutely recommend this team and their expertise!ler mais
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Robin A
11:43 16 Feb 22
Top experts and professional team. Highly recommended
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Thunder Shiviah
14:05 23 Nov 21
After some research on local options I decided to go with ELZA since it stood out as the best. The operation and the... post-operation recovery went extremely smooth (something I was worried about with PRK). Now my vision is much better than I had hoped and I have no side effects such as dry eye or night vision problems. Thank you!ler mais
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Thomas S.
09:37 07 Jul 21
My left eye had to be operated on because of a cataract. As I had an Artiflex lens implanted a few years ago, it had to... be removed first before a modern lens could be implanted to correct the cataract. Prof. Hafezi treated me in an very competent and friendly manner. I am very happy with the result.ler mais
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19:45 02 Jul 21
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Great team and service!
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Prof. F. Hafezi s expertise is enormous and he has a very pleasant and calm nature which gives the patient... security.Thank youler mais
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Totally creepy, very arrogant Prof.He just want your money.It may explain, why this Prof. is not in the center of the... city of Zürich and why he has been thrown away from University of Geneva.ler mais
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10:06 17 Nov 20
At the moment, 3 months have passed since the moment I made laser vision correction in this clinic. and I can say that... I am happy that I chose this particular clinic and Prof. F. Hafezi. The entire staff of the clinic is very friendly, treats patients with sympathy and patience if they are nervous before surgery (my big gratitude to Aida Alili for all support and patience). The doctor Hafezi and other doctors of the clinic are very professional and ready to explain to you as many times as you need. I can only recommend!ler mais
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Michele Aggiato
18:17 10 Jan 20
The day I had Prof Hafezi checking my keratoconus I knew I was finally in the right place after years of searching for... a good ophthalmologist. Prof Hafezi recommended a surgery due to a drastic degeneration of my cornea. The surgery was performed by himself with the assistance of Dr Rodriguez, one more collaborator of Prof Hafezi’s team who got my full trust.ler mais
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Ashley Faulkes
15:30 21 Mar 16
Professor Hafezi and the team at the ELZA Institute have done an amazing job of creating a first class eye clinic, with... cutting edge technology and support. I went there for a dry eye issue and other issues with my prescription, and they were easily able to help me and put me on the road to better vision! High recommend them to anyone in the Zurich/Aargau area.ler mais
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