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June 1977

Reconstruction of Lower FornixA New Approach

Author Affiliations

From the Mt Sinai School of Medicine and the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(6):1031-1034. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450060117011

• A new procedure has been devised to deepen the inferior fornix of anophthalmic sockets. It is useful when there is foreshortening due to shifting or relaxation of tissues rather than contracted scar tissue or absence of mucosal lining.

(Arch Ophthalmol 95:1031-1034, 1977)