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Research Article

Definitions and Standardization of a New Grading Scheme for Eyelid Contour Abnormalities after Trichiasis Surgery

  • Emily W. Gower mail,

    egower@wakehealth.edu

    Affiliation: Departments of Epidemiology and Prevention and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Sheila K. West,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sandra D. Cassard,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Beatriz E. Munoz,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jennifer C. Harding,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Shannath L. Merbs

    Affiliation: Division of Oculoplastics, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: June 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001713

About the Authors

Emily W. Gower
Departments of Epidemiology and Prevention and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States of America
Sheila K. West, Sandra D. Cassard, Beatriz E. Munoz, Jennifer C. Harding
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Shannath L. Merbs
Division of Oculoplastics, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: egower@wakehealth.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EWG SLM SKW BEM SDC JCH. Performed the experiments: EWG SLM JCH. Analyzed the data: EWG SDC BEM. Wrote the paper: EWG SLM JCH SDC SKW BEM.