SS  Vol.2 No.3 , May 2011
Swinging Eyelid Procedure: An Useful Approach for Reduction of Zygomaticomalar Fracture
Abstract
The swinging eyelid procedure is a versatile technique to approach orbital and periorbital surgical fields with less visible scar. Although mainly used in orbital surgeries, this procedure can also be used to expose the zygomatic arch and periorbital areas. The swinging eyelid procedure, therefore, enables appropriate reduction of zygomaticomalar fracture under direct visualization. We used this technique for a 27 years old man with a displaced zygomaticomalar fracture that pushed on the lateral rectus muscle. Good functional and cosmetic results were obtained postoperatively without ocular motility impairment.

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nullH. Kakizaki, Y. Takahashi, H. Miyazaki, A. Ichinose and W. Chan, "Swinging Eyelid Procedure: An Useful Approach for Reduction of Zygomaticomalar Fracture," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2011, pp. 147-150. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.23031.
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