Orbital decompression by midfacial advancement. Report of two cases

Michael S. Block, Michael F. Zide

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Patients with midfacial deficiency and exorbitism may pose a difficult challenge for orbital decompression. This article presents a review of the literature and discusses patient assessment, treatment planning, and surgical approaches to correction. Two cases are reported, demonstrating orbital decompression by midfacial advancement via the classic LeFort III osteotomy and a modified LeFort III osteotomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)479-484
Number of pages6
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)


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