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October 1995

Atlas of Eyelid Surgery

Author Affiliations

Danville, Pa

Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(10):1237. doi:10.1001/archopht.1995.01100100025017

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This book is for residents and oculoplastic fellows to review basic eyelid procedures prior to managing surgical cases in the operating room. The authors emphasize that the book is not intended to be an extensive review of existing oculoplastic techniques. The atlas is meant to be used as an adjunct to instruction and hands-on experience in the surgical amphitheater under the direction of senior colleagues.

The book is well organized into eight chapters covering the more common eyelid procedures. The first chapter covers surgical anatomy and contains bountiful clinical pathologic examples relating to eyelid anatomy. The disadvantage of this format in an anatomy chapter is the likelihood that the neophyte will not extract the important anatomic relationships. The chapter does contain excellent examples of clinical findings due to abnormal anatomy.

In the remaining chapters the surgical procedures are outlined and illustrated in a step-by-step fashion, and the authors are to

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