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Daniel Buchbinder

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Alexander Schramm, Marc Metzger, Nils Gellrich, Bradley Strong

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CAS: Orbitozygomatic osteotomy

The correction of secondary zygomatico-orbital deformities is more difficult than treating acute fractures. It therefore is helpful to use computer assisted techniques to plan and perform complex reconstructions.

The workflow is identical to the primary treatment of the same injury. For a detailed description please refer to the trauma section.

In secondary corrections of the orbital component of the injury it is recommended to perform an overcorrection of globe position resulting in approximately 2 mm of sagittal projection. This can be performed by placing additional material posterior to the global equator at the lateral orbital wall.