Ectropion mainly affects the lower eye lid and can occur in one or both eyes. Ectroption is different to entroption, which is where the eye lid turns inwards, towards the eye.
If you are concerned about your eye lids turning outwards (Ectropion), your eye lids turning inwards (Entropion) or eye lid cysts (Chalazions) you can ask book to see one of our Consultant Ophthalmologists privately without any long delays and at a time to suit you. Our Consultant Ophthalmic (eye) surgeons are located in our ophthalmology clinic, tailored to individual needs in fully equipped clean examination rooms.
What treatments are suitable for Ectropion?
Our consultants offer a wide range of Ectropion treatments including:
- Self-management and assessment
- Ectropion repair surgery
Which consultants treat Ectropion?
Consultants who treat Entropion or Ectropion are:
All our Consultant Ophthalmologists are registered on the GMC Specialist Register and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
During the consultation the Consultant will examine the cornea (front of the eye) as it may become damaged if ectropion is left untreated.
Particular attention is taken during the examination to confirm if a corneal ulcer has developed.
Want to be seen privately?
You will be offered an appointment at the earliest convenient date for you.
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