Surgical Treatment of Orbital Hyper- and Hypotelorism

  • Cassio M. Raposo do Amaral
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Orbital hyper- and hypertelorism are malformations usually found secondary to encephalocele, facial cleft, medial facial dysraphia, or craniosynostosis. After the pioneer work of Tessier [5] the possibility of surgical treatment of these craniofacial deformities started to become a reality. This paper presents the surgical techniques used to correct the aesthetic and functional aspects of the increased or decreased distance between the eyes.


Bone Graft Frontal Region Neurovascular Bundle Nasal Bone Open Bite 
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  • Cassio M. Raposo do Amaral
    • 1
  1. 1.CampinasBrazil

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