Reconstructive surgery

Three wall orbital decompression

May 16, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Three wall orbital decompression

Table 64.1 Indications for surgery Disfiguring proptosis Compressive optic neuropathy unresponsive to maximally tolerated medical therapy Exposure keratopathy unresponsive to maximally tolerated medical therapy Preparation for strabismus surgery with large…

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Snip punctoplasty

May 16, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Snip punctoplasty

Table 63.1 Indications for surgery Punctal stenosis Symptomatic epiphora   Table 63.2 Preoperative evaluation Probing and irrigation of canaliculi and lacrimal system Assess for co-existent punctal ectropion Rule out any…

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Treatment of canaliculitis

May 16, 2019 by in Reconstructive surgery Comments Off on Treatment of canaliculitis

Table 61.1 Indications for surgery Primary canaliculitis resistant to medical management (digital massage, warm compresses, targeted topical or oral antimicrobials, and repeated irrigation) Secondary canaliculitis resistant to plug removal and…

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