2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
7 Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
Part I: Orbit
Chapter 3: Congenital Orbital Anomalies
Anophthalmia is rare and is usually associated with lethal mutations.
Rehabilitation of the microphthalmic orbit is directed toward expansion of the hypoplastic orbit.
Craniofacial clefts result from developmental arrest or mechanical disruption of development.
Craniosynostosis occurs as an isolated abnormality or as part of a genetic syndrome.
When symptomatic, dermoid cysts should be removed with the cyst wall intact.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.