Computer assisted planning and orbital surgery: patient-related prediction of osteotomy size in proptosis reduction.

BACKGROUND Proptosis is characterized by a protrusion of the eyeball due to an increase of the orbital tissue volume. To recover a normal eyeball positioning, the most frequent surgical technique consists in the osteotomy of orbital walls combined with the manual loading on the eyeball. Only a rough clinical rule is currently available for the surgeons but… CONTINUE READING