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October 1979

Repair of Congenital Colobomas of the Lids

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(10):1931-1932. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020020379022

• Congenital colobomas of the lid are uncommon but, if extensive, they may be difficult problems in reconstruction. We have used a technique for repair of colobomas employing exclusively tissues confined to the periorbital area.

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