ORIGINAL ARTICLE: PDF OnlyCorrection of Vertical Retraction of the Lower Lid with an Orbicularis HammockHeffernan, J. Timothy M.D.; Tenzel, Richard R. M.D.Author Information Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami, Bascon Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: June 1989 - Volume 5 - Issue 2 - p 92-98 Buy Abstract Radical maxillectomy is the treatment of choice for malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx. Unfortunately, adverse side effects include ectropion, diplopia, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction. We describe a new technique for repair of the cicatricial ectropion and vertical retraction of the lower lid. ©1989The American Society of Opthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.