Prevention and management of medial rectus injury.

  title={Prevention and management of medial rectus injury.},
  author={Benjamin Saul Bleier and Rodney J. Schlosser},
  journal={Otolaryngologic clinics of North America},
  volume={43 4},
Medial rectus injury is an uncommon but often devastating complication of functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Prevention of these types of injuries is predicated on a thorough preoperative assessment of the position and integrity of the medial orbital wall coupled with excellent surgical technique. The use of powered instrumentation has led to more severe injuries and thus should be used with caution near critical structures such as the lamina papyracea. Early recognition and management of… CONTINUE READING