- n. abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely
“Other complaints included three each of fever, tear secretion disorder, eye irritation, lagophthalmos (inability to close the eye), dry eye and muscle weakness.”
“Nocturnal lagophthalmos is the inability to close the eyelids during sleep.”
“Gold has been used for decades for the treatment of lagophthalmos and is recognized by experts as an extremely safe and effective device material.”
“Although obvious lagophthalmos is usually detected, it is sometimes difficult to recognize obscure lagophthalmos, due either to eyelash obstruction or overhang of the upper lid anterior and inferior to the most superior portion of the lower lid in a closed position.”
“A novel classification system and illustrations of obvious and obscure lagophthalmos for detection.”
“Many experts have noted several complications associated with lagophthalmos:”
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