Complications of Bioabsorbable Orbital Implants and Fixation Plates

John D. Ng, Tony H. Huynh, Richard Burgett

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After orbital floor and trimalar fracture repair with the use of a bioabsorbable maxillofacial implant, a patient had eyelid retraction with a thickened, immobile eyelid. We observed a dense, fibrous scar and encapsulation at the implantation site.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-86
Number of pages2
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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