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  • Condition: Anophthalmic Socket Contracture, Orbital Implant Exposure, Ocular Surface Burn, or Cicatricial Entropion Repair
  • Journal: Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Umbilical Amnion for Conjunctival Socket, Fornix, and Eyelid Margin Reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 21
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using umbilical amnion to improve clinical outcomes in patients with anophthalmic socket contracture, orbital implant exposure, ocular surface burn, or cicatricial entropion repair that are undergoing conjunctival socket, fornix, and eyelid margin reconstruction.
  • Condition: Anophthalmic Socket
  • Journal: Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
  • Treatment Used: Dermofat Graft
  • Number of Patients: 21
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This study identified problems caused by prosthesis-socket volume imbalances in anophthalmic sockets and evaluated rehabilitation with dermofat graft.
  • Condition: Exposed Hydroxyapatite (HA) Orbital Implants
  • Journal: Korean journal of ophthalmology : KJO
  • Treatment Used: Synthetic Dura Substitute
  • Number of Patients: 7
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This study described cases of exposed hydroxyapatite (HA) implants wrapped with the synthetic dura substitute Neuro-Patch treated via simple Neuro-Patch removal.
  • Condition: Anxiety, Pregnancy, Birth Defects
  • Journal: Birth defects research
  • Treatment Used: Benzodiazepine
  • Number of Patients: 93
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This study assessed the use of the anxiety medication benzodiazepine during pregnancy, and if it's use was associated with birth defects.
  • Condition: Volume Replacement in the Eye Socket
  • Journal: Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
  • Treatment Used: Fat Graft
  • Number of Patients: 62
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In this study, researchers evaluated the effects of using a fat graft to fill in the volume of empty eye sockets.
  • Condition: Congenital anophthalmia
  • Journal: Eye (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Cosmetic customized prostheses and dermis fat graft
  • Number of Patients: 22
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This study evaluated the outcomes of progressively enlarging costmetic customized prostheses early after birth followed by dermis fat graft in children with congenital anophthalmia.
  • Condition: Severely contracted eye socket in anophthalmic patients
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Autogenic Dermal Sphere Connected to Epidermis
  • Number of Patients: 5
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of an autogenic dermal sphere epidermis implantation for severely contracted eye socket in anophthalmic patients.
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