Details the anatomy of the orbit and adnexa and emphasizes a practical approach to the evaluation and management of orbital and eyelid disorders, including malpositions and involutional changes.
Now includes interactive activities covering eyelid anatomy and danger zones with filler injections. New videos added demonstrating clinical exam pearls; lacrimal irrigation, eyelid movement disorders and neurofibromatosis. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.
Reviews current information on congenital, inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, traumatic conditions of the orbit and accessory structures. Covers key aspects of orbital, eyelid and facial surgery and abnormalities of the lacrimal secretory and drainage systems.
Upon completion of Section 7, readers should be able to:
Describe the normal anatomy and function of orbital and periocular tissues
Choose appropriate examination techniques and protocols for diagnosing disorders of the orbit, eyelids, and lacrimal system
Describe functional and cosmetic indications in the surgical management of eyelid and periorbital conditions
Section chair: Bobby S. Korn, MD, PhD
Print: 356 pages
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