A Modified Bifurcated Periosteal Flap for Simultaneous Reconstruction of Upper and Lower Lateral Canthal Tendons.
J Craniofac Surg 2017 Feb 22. Epub 2017 Feb 22.
Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, Nagakute, Japan.
A bifurcated periosteal flap is useful for simultaneous reconstruction of the upper and lower lateral canthal tendons. The original technique harvested the flap horizontally from the frontal process of the zygoma, which mostly resulted in an insufficient flap length because of the narrowness of the zygoma. Here, the authors report the use of a modified bifurcated periosteal flap, raised from the superolateral orbital rim. Read More