2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Part II: Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chapter 17: Eyelid Disorders
Congenital Eyelid Disorders
Ablepharon, absence or severe hypoplasia of the eyelids, is very rare. Affected patients are at high risk for exposure keratopathy. Ablepharon is a characteristic feature of ablepharon-macrostomia syndrome.
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.