Injury to the orbit is a common sequela of facial trauma. This Focal Points issue is ideal for comprehensive ophthalmologists, who are typically consulted for globe injuries. The issue reviews the types of injury associated with orbital trauma, plus appropriate treatment options.
Upon completion of this Focal Points issue, you should be able to:
- Describe the steps for globe and orbit evaluation after facial trauma.
- Describe a protocol for the management of intraorbital foreign bodies.
- Formulate a plan for the management of various orbital fractures.
- Delineate a protocol for the evaluation and management of a patient with suspected orbital apex syndrome.
- Outline the Markowitz system of the nasoethmoid fracture classification.
- Describe the Le Fort classification system of midfacial fractures.
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