Serial Z-plasty for Correction of Cicatricial Conjunctival Constriction Rings.

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Summary of "Serial Z-plasty for Correction of Cicatricial Conjunctival Constriction Rings."

Cicatricial conjunctival constriction rings caused by trauma seriously influences visual function and causes blepharon deformities. The treatment of cicatricial conjunctival constriction rings is intractable.


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Name: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
ISSN: 1536-3732


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