Surgical Treatment of Orbital Hyper- and Hypotelorism

  • Cassio M. Raposo do Amaral
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Nial Craniosynostosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassio M. Raposo do Amaral
    • 1
  1. 1.CampinasBrazil

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