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AN OPERATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE CONTRACTION OF THE SOCKET *

British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1 January 1962, Vol.46(1), p.21 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    AN OPERATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE CONTRACTION OF THE SOCKET *
  • Author: Rycroft, B. W.
  • Found In: British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1 January 1962, Vol.46(1), p.21 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Subjects: Medicine
  • Publication Details: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Language: English
  • Description: "Some patients again are met with, whether in private or hospital practice, who either before or since the excision operation, are quite incapable, and cannot by any surgical method be made capable of wearing an artificial eye even if they desire it; such are the cases of irregular cicatrization within the lids caused by wounds or burns or ill surgery and producing obstinate entropion, strong cicatricial bands in any direction, or a narrowing of the whole conjunctival sac or of the palpebral aperture by any of the above means."
  • Identifier: ISSN: 0007-1161 ; E-ISSN: 1468-2079 ; DOI: 10.1136/bjo.46.1.21

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