Socket restoration by simple incision

Nazım Şuvağ, Özlem Yalçın Tök, Levent Tök, Firdevs Örnek
2010 Dicle Medical Journal  
Objectives: To ensure reconstruction of contracted eyesocket with the use of simple incision and appropriateconformer.Materials and Methods: A total 54 cases who appliedbetween 1991-2006 years, due to the complaint of notfitting the prosthesis were enrolled.Results: The mean follow up time was 72.8 (6-119)months. After simple incision 28 patients was able to fittheir prosthesis after first operation. This incision was repeatedtwo times in 7 patients and three times in 2 patients.We were unable
more » ... o follow 7 patients with simpleincision. In 37 out of 47 patients the results were found tobe successful, in 12 patients other methods were used.Conclusion: In anophthalmic socket and postenucleationsocket syndrome, simple incision can be taken intoconsideration before deciding for an enhancement operation.
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