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March 1976

Baseball Implant: A Method of Secondary Insertion of an Intraorbital Implant

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia, Mo, and the Eye Research Foundation of Missouri, Inc.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(3):429-430. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030209007

• A surgical technique for secondary emplacement of an orbital implant is described in which a spherical implant encased in a scleral homograft is placed in the orbit through a transconjunctival incision and sutured to the superior part of the periosteum.

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