Any of several procedures for changing the configuration or position of the lateral canthus; used to correct deformities caused by trauma, disease, or prior surgery; may also provide additional support to the lower eyelid by moving or tightening connections from the tarsal plate to the orbital rim.
[G. kanthos, canthus, + plassō, to form]
See Also: canthopexy
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