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The purpose of this book is to describe procedures in ophthalmic plastic surgery that the author, based on his experience and that of many colleagues, has found most useful over the course of time. The text is not intended to be encyclopedic, and few of the operations are new. It is directed in particular toward the less experienced surgeon in ophthalmic plastic surgery procedures, namely, residents and those who perform these operations less frequently.
The atlas is organized into three parts based on surgery in the three major areas of ophthalmic plastic surgery—eyelid, lacrimal drainage system, and orbit. Each of these three major divisions is introduced by a section on the relevant surgical anatomy and an overview of related general principles. The three sections are further subdivided into related procedures, each preceded by a description of the underlying pathologic characteristics, preoperative evaluation, and proper selection of procedure. Each operation is
Dortzbach RK. Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery, Volume 2: Oculoplastic, Lacrimal, and Orbital Surgery. Arch Ophthalmol. 1994;112(12):1519. doi:10.1001/archopht.1994.01090240025016
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