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Br J Ophthalmol. 1980 February; 64(2): 135–136.
PMCID: PMC1039364

Diced cartilage grafts to correct enophthalmos.


A technique is described using diced cartilage grafts to correct the volume deficit which is responsible for many of the unsatisfactory cosmetic features following enucleation.

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