J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2022 Feb 26. Epub 2022 Feb 26.
Department of Ophthalmology, Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai 200011, China; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Orbital Diseases and Ocular Oncology, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:
Background/aims: This study aimed to describe a cohort of patients with cryptophthalmos (CO), characterize associated oculofacial abnormalities, and expand the classification to summarize surgical strategies for managing CO.
Methods: A retrospective, interventional case series was conducted on 86 patients (124 eyes) with CO. The study proposed further classifying complete and incomplete CO into cyst, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, and normal eyeball based on globe structures and then modifying surgery accordingly. Read More