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1st Edition

Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

ISBN 9781841845869
Published December 18, 2009 by CRC Press
128 Pages 125 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Since its inception two generations ago, oculoplastic surgery has constantly evolved. What was once dogma may now be passé. Procedures that were once passé may be resurrected and utilized again. Providing simplified solutions to complex problems, Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery is a practical, problem-orientated guide to the management of common oculoplastic and orbital disorders. Based on Dr. Spoor’s thirty years of practice, the book emphasizes the more common oculoplastic conditions likely to present to a busy ophthalmologist.

The text covers upper and lower eyelid surgery and repair, orbital surgery, and the prevention and treatment of potential complications. The procedures are described with surgical photos and illustrations in a casual, didactic fashion, as a senior doctor would use instructing a resident or fellow. The book is essential reading for ophthalmologists, oculoplastic surgeons, neuro-ophthalmologists and plastic surgeons.

Table of Contents




Lower Eyelid Surgery

Ectropion Repair

Entropion Repair

Lower Eyelid Retraction

Complications of Lower Eyelid Surgery

Upper Eyelid Surgery

Complications of Upper Eyelid Surgery

Tearing and Dry Eye—Evaluation and Treatment

Orbital Surgery, Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression, and Temporal Artery Biopsy


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Thomas C. Spoor is renowned for his pioneering work in oculoplastic, orbital, and neuro-ophthalmic surgery. In his extensive academic and medical career spanning 30 years, he has received special recognition for his dedication to the field of optic nerve surgery as well as his ground-breaking treatments of patients with optic nerve and orbital dysfunction.