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May 1977

Symposium on Plastic Surgery in the Orbital Region

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(5):901-902. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450050179037

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The Symposium on Plastic Surgery of the Orbital Region held in March 1974 in Dallas is presented here in printed form in this attractively bound volume. This represents volume 12 of the proceedings of the Educational Foundation of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.

This symposium is directed to plastic surgeons and ophthalmic plastic surgeons. It represents the first national congress in which general plastic surgeons and ophthalmic plastic surgeons participated equally. Both specialities profited greatly.

Although no symposium can be all inclusive, many of the important areas in plastic surgery of the orbital region are discussed. Innovative and involved plastic and reconstructive procedures such as the treatment of facial and cranial deformities (well described by Paul Tessier) are presented.

The symposium is grouped into seven major parts and each part is grouped into several sections. Experts in a particular area describe their techniques for managing the complicated

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