The porous polyethylene (Medpor) spherical orbital implant: a retrospective study of 136 cases.

@article{Blaydon2003ThePP,
  title={The porous polyethylene (Medpor) spherical orbital implant: a retrospective study of 136 cases.},
  author={Sean M Blaydon and Todd R Shepler and Russell W Neuhaus and William L. White and John Shore},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={364-71}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate complications and risk factors associated with the placement of wrapped and unwrapped porous polyethylene (PP) spherical implants after evisceration, enucleation, or secondary implantation. METHODS A retrospective, interventional, noncomparative case series of consecutive cases of PP implant placement after anophthalmic socket surgery performed by three surgeons over a 5-year period. A PP spherical implant was placed in 133 patients, 61 women (2 bilaterally) and 72 men (1… CONTINUE READING

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