What is Entropion?
What are the causes of Entropion?
Entropion is the inward turning of the eyelids. It may
be associated with eyelashes rubbing against the
What are the symptoms of Entropion?
A patient with entropion may experience symptoms
like redness, watering, irritation in the eyes. The patient may feel the eyelashes rubbing against
the eyes, or a constant feeling of something irritating the eye. Some patients may notice inward
Entropion may be present in children since birth (congenital). It may develop in adults due to
the normal ageing process (involutional), after injuries/ surgeries (cicatricial), as a result of
infections like trachoma or inflammation of the eyelids.
What is the treatment for Entropion?
Treatment for entropion can be either surgical or non surgical. For mild cases, you may be
prescribed artificial tear drops to lubricate the eye and protect the cornea. However, for
congenital and more severe cases, surgery to correct the position of the eyelids is the only
choice.Synergy Eye Care is well equipped and its doctors are well experienced in treating this disease using required procedures and /or surgeries with good results.
Disclaimer: Information published here is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace medical advice. If you suspect that you have a health problem, please consult your doctor immediately