Evisceration: A new technique of trans-scleral implant placement

Academic Article


  • Purpose: To describe a modification of the evisceration technique. Method: Trans-scleral implant placement of a hydroxyapatite spherical implant. Results: Forty-nine patients received implants ranging in diameter from 16 mm to 20 mm. Minor complications occurred in three patients. The functional and aesthetic result in all patients was excellent. Conclusions: The described modified evisceration technique has advantages over standard evisceration techniques.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 19627612
  • Author List

  • Long JA; Tann TM; Girkin CA
  • Start Page

  • 322
  • End Page

  • 325
  • Volume

  • 16
  • Issue

  • 5