Weiss operation is done for?
A. Cicatricial entropion
B. Senile entropion
C. Senile ectropion
D. Cicatricial ectropion
Correct answer : B. Senile entropion
Weiss operation is done for senile entropion.
An incision is placed 3mm below the lid margin extending along the whole length of the eyelid.
It involved the skin, orbicularis and the tarsal plate.
Mattress sutures are used for correcting the entropion by transpositioning the tarsus.
Ref: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, A. K. Khurana, 4th edition, p350-353.