Eyelid Reconstruction

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21 Eyelid Reconstruction Jan W. Kronish GOALS AND PRINCIPLES Loss of eyelid tissues most often results from trauma and surgical excision of neoplasms. Congenital colobomas and necrosis or cicatricial contraction…

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Socket Reconstruction

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29 Socket Reconstruction Jan W. Kronish PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION A functional anophthalmic socket that permits the wear of a comfortable and mobile ocular prosthesis requires (a) a centrally positioned orbital implant…

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Ectropion

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7 Ectropion David T. Tse Ectropion is a condition commonly encountered in clinical practice. The pathogenesis of ectropion varies. Frueh and Schoengarth (1982), in an excellent paper, succinctly summarized the…

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Lateral Orbitotomy

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Lateral Orbitotomy David T. Tse The surgical procedure utilized for the excision of an orbital lesion will depend on the lesion’s location, size, and suspected pathology. In addition, the biological…

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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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