Anterior orbitotomy

Ophthalmic Surg. 1979 Nov;10(11):69-73.


A simple, safe method of treatment of the sequelae of Graves' disease involving the orbit is presented. The results in 17 cases would indicate removal of orbital fat via anterior orbitotomy is a useful adjunct in the rehabilitation of the patient with chronic ophthalmopathy. Thirty-eight cases not included in the study required additional procedures to complete their rehabilitation.

MeSH terms

  • Adipose Tissue / surgery*
  • Graves Disease / physiopathology
  • Graves Disease / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Orbit / surgery*