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    Application of Evolving Digital Technology for Multifarious Complex Orbital Surgery at the Microscale

    AAO 2022 Video Program
    Oculoplastics/Orbit, Orbital Trauma & Reconstruction

    This video highlights the use of digital technology in challenging orbital and optic canal surgeries, showcasing an avant-garde approach to unexplored avenues for precise and safe real-time reconstruction. Digital technology and its application herald the advent of the information age revolution for complex orbital surgery. The use of image-guided navigation surgery has revamped the future of orbital surgery, helping surgeons perform procedures on a microscale in extremely intricate areas, such as the orbital apex and the optic canal, reaching beyond the limitations of current conventional operative realms. The patient-specific data from radiological scans provide a newer tool for diagnosis, preoperative planning, surgical simulation, and intraoperative navigation. In addition, the application of 3-dimensional printing technology has transformed surgical planning and execution by including custom-made implants in complex orbital reconstruction for midfacial polytrauma.

    Financial Disclosures: Drs. Kasturi Bhattacharjee and Vatsalya Venkatraman disclose no financial relationships.