Correction of Posttraumatic Enophthalmos


Management of posttraumatic enophthalmos can present as a challenge to the reconstructive surgeon, particularly in cases of late presentation. This article reviews the pertinent anatomy of the orbit, diagnostic modalities, indications for surgery, and surgical approaches as they relate to the treatment of posttraumatic enophthalmos. Internal orbital reconstruction has evolved to an elegant procedure incorporating various biologic or alloplastic implants, including anatomical pre-bent implants. Successful repair of late enophthalmos has been demonstrated in multiple recent studies and is likely related to the precision with which orbital anatomy can be restored.

DOI: 10.5999/aps.2012.39.1.11

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@inproceedings{Hazani2012CorrectionOP, title={Correction of Posttraumatic Enophthalmos}, author={Ron Hazani and Michael J. Yaremchuk}, booktitle={Archives of plastic surgery}, year={2012} }