Tarsal 'sandwich' procedure cosmetically repairs lower lid

New Orleans-The tarsal "sandwich" technique facilitates cosmetic repair of lower eyelid malpositions caused by trauma or infection. The reconstruction surgery offers a cosmetically pleasing result and is among the most difficult challenges for the surgeon, according to Richard J. Hesse, MD, author of a recent report on the subject. The tarsal sandwich procedure is for pa-tients whose malpo-sitions do not respond favorably to standard methods.