American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Healio brings you the highlights from American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ASOPRS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Lower eyelid retraction improved with dermal regeneration matrix template

October 24, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A bilayer dermal regeneration matrix template improved lower eyelid retraction in patients undergoing repair, Cat Burkat, MD
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5-FU injections for conjunctival cicatrix improve outcomes

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Injections of 5-fluorouracil in patients with conjunctival cicatrix secondary to Stevens-Johnson syndrome or ocular cicatricial…
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Two subtypes distinguish ophthalmic Graves’ disease

October 22, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Rather than thinking of ophthalmic Graves’ disease as one entity classified as “mild” or “moderate to…
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Filler migration can cause latent orbital complications

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Orbital complications after dermal filler injection may be due to inadvertent direct injection or may occur latently after…
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Tamara Fountain, MD: Lessons in leadership

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The people who are tapped for leadership in medical associations are those who demonstrate dependability and durability. In…
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Open globe injuries can lead to anxiety and depression

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Open globe injuries are associated with an increased risk for anxiety and depression, according to a poster at the American…

Orbital fracture after gunshot injury associated with poor visual outcomes

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Orbital fracture associated with gunshot injury in children younger than 18 years was associated with poor visual outcomes…
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VIDEO: Teprotumumab reduces double vision in phase 3 study

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting, Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, of Cedars-Sinai…

Festoon severity diminished with combined radiofrequency, microneedling

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The severity of lower eyelid festoons can be lessened with combined radiofrequency and microneedling, with a greater aesthetic…
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Fibrin glue significantly reduces bruising, bleeding in upper eyelid blepharoplasty

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients undergoing upper eyelid blepharoplasty treated with fibrin glue after surgery experienced a significant reduction in…