In all patients with eyelid injuries, exclude underlying globe injury and/or canalicular laceration.
During surgical repair of lid lacerations, ensure that no knots or suture material can damage the cornea.
Numerous mechanisms of blunt and penetrating facial trauma may result in eyelid lacerations. Even seemingly innocuous blunt objects in the workplace can cause eyelid lacerations in experienced workers.
Eyelid lacerations may (1) involve the lid margin, requiring a meticulous suture technique; (2) be extramarginal; or (3) cause tissue loss.
Proper management includes the following:
Eyelid lacerations are most frequently encountered in young men, but can occur at any age and have even been described in newborns after cesarean delivery. 
In a study from Iran, the right upper lid was the most frequently involved site of injury. 
The visual prognosis for lid lacerations is usually excellent unless there is accompanying globe rupture.
With proper reconstruction of lid lacerations, the cosmetic result is usually quite good. Lid notching, cutaneous scars, and cicatricial ectropion may require revision surgery.
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