Ectropion also occurs following excessive blepharoplasty repair of entropion, and in association with severe facial scarring due to burns and dermatopathies such as squamous cell carcinoma, facial pyoderma, demodicosis and chronic third-eyelid eversion (cherry eye).
Diagnosis is based on ophthalmic examination of the eye.
Treatment usually requires wedge-resection of the eyelid to tighten the eyelid commissures.
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