Lateral orbitotomy

Ophthalmic Surg. 1979 Mar;10(3):29-35.


The modified Wright technique for lateral orbitotomy is described, based on 57 orbitotomies. This allows for excellent exposure of the orbit for an area lateral to a line joining the superior orbital foramen to the inferior orbital foramen.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Cysts / surgery
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Eye Diseases / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Orbit / surgery*
  • Orbital Neoplasms / surgery
  • Postoperative Care
  • Suture Techniques