Complications of Bioabsorbable Orbital Implants and Fixation Plates

John Ng, Tony H. Huynh, Richard Burgett

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Abstract

After orbital floor and trimalar fracture repair with the use of a bioabsorbable maxillofacial implant, a patient had eyelid retraction with a thickened, immobile eyelid. We observed a dense, fibrous scar and encapsulation at the implantation site.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-86
Number of pages2
JournalOphthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2004

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  • Ophthalmology
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Complications of Bioabsorbable Orbital Implants and Fixation Plates. / Ng, John; Huynh, Tony H.; Burgett, Richard.

In: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 20, No. 1, 01.2004, p. 85-86.

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Ng, John ; Huynh, Tony H. ; Burgett, Richard. / Complications of Bioabsorbable Orbital Implants and Fixation Plates. In: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2004 ; Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 85-86.
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