TITLE

oculoplastics

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1511
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "oculoplastics" is presented. Oculoplastics refers to plastic surgery of the eyelids and other periorbital tissues, performed to treat ectropion, exophthalmos, ptosis, trauma, or other conditions. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238164

 

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