Mechanical ectropion is usually caused by the gravitational effect of a bulky eyelid mass. Other causes include fluid accumulation, herniated orbital fat, or poorly fitted spectacles. Treatment is focused on addressing the underlying etiology.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.