Facial plast Surg 2014; 30(05): 537-544
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1394100
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Surgical Approaches to the Orbit in Primary and Secondary Reconstruction

Edward Ellis III
1  Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
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14 November 2014 (online)


The key to orbital surgery is exposure of the bony orbit. This article presents, in a stepwise fashion, the subtarsal and transconjunctival approaches to the orbital floor and medial wall.