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Complications associated with alloplastic implants used in orbital fracture repair.

Authors
  • Jordan, D R
  • St Onge, P
  • Anderson, R L
  • Patrinely, J R
  • Nerad, J A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1992
Volume
99
Issue
10
Pages
1600–1608
Identifiers
PMID: 1454329
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although these implants are relatively inert and develop a fibrous capsule walling them off from the surrounding orbit, they remain foreign bodies and are thus subject to possible complications at any time. The authors review the spectrum of complications occurring with various alloplastic implants.

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