Prevention and management of complications associated with the hydroxyapatite implant.

@article{Kaltreider1996PreventionAM,
  title={Prevention and management of complications associated with the hydroxyapatite implant.},
  author={Sara A. Kaltreider and Steven A. Newman},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          18-31
        }
}
The hydroxyapatite orbital implant offers many advantages compared to conventional implants; however, its use is not entirely free of complications. The objectives of this study are to review the complications encountered with the hydroxyapatite orbital implant, suggest mechanisms contributing to the development of these complications, and emphasize aspects of surgical technique that will minimize the risk of the most frequent complication, implant exposure. Preoperative, operative, and… CONTINUE READING
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