Blepharoptosis

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9 Blepharoptosis John B. HoldsRichard L. Anderson ACQUIRED PTOSIS Preoperative evaluation The vast majority of cases of acquired ptosis are aponeurogenic. Nonetheless, the causes of acquired ptosis are diverse, and…

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Dacryocystorhinostomy

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Dacryocystorhinostomy David T. TseJennifer I. Hui Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is a drainage procedure designed to bypass the site of nasolacrimal duct obstruction by forming a fistula between the lacrimal sac and…

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Exenteration

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30 Exenteration David T. Tse Exenteration involves the removal of the soft-tissue contents of the orbit including the eye, extraocular muscles, periorbita, and part or all of the eyelids. Exenteration…

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Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy

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Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy François CodèreJorge Corona Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (EndoDCR) is a surgical procedure performed through an endonasal approach to the lacrimal sac with a camera-mounted endoscope. Like conventional DCR, it aims…

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Endoscopic Eyebrow and Forehead Lift

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Endoscopic Eyebrow and Forehead Lift Don O. KikkawaSang-Rog OhBobby S. Korn INTRODUCTION The endoscopic eyebrow and forehead lift is one of several procedures utilized to correct ptosis of the upper…

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Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration

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34 Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration David T. Tse Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a syndrome characterized by increased intracranial pressure (ICP) without clinical, laboratory, or radiological evidence of a space-occupying…

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Direct, Midforehead, and Pretrichial Browplasty

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14 Direct, Midforehead, and Pretrichial Browplasty Robert C. KerstenDwight R. Kulwin Eyebrow ptosis is frequently encountered by the ophthalmologist and must be distinguished from upper lid dermatochalasis. Both will result…

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Anterior Orbitotomies

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31 Anterior Orbitotomies Myron Tanenbaum There are important fundamental prerequisites to successful orbital surgery. The surgeon must have a thorough working knowledge of orbital anatomy, orbital diagnosis and diseases, and…

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Lateral Canthopexy

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8 Lateral Canthopexy David T. TseErin M. Shriver Concentrically arranged fibers of the orbicularis oculi are innervated by cranial nerve (CN) VII to affect narrowing of the palpebral fissure. Palpebral…

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