Orbital Fracture: What Is It?

Sustaining an orbital fracture or eyelid laceration for any reason can be an extremely difficult and painful process to go through. However, with the help of a board certified oculoplastic surgeon, like Dr. Mehryar (Ray) Taban, your pain and suffering can be greatly reduced. Dr. Taban encourages all patients to seek medical attention if they feel they’ve suffered an orbital…

What is An Orbital Fracture (blowout) Surgery?

Recently, Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett underwent surgery to repair a right orbital fracture (blowout fracture), according to widespread media reports. The injury happened when he bunted a ball off his eye socket during practice. Dr Taban, assistant clinical professor at UCLA, explains orbital fracture (blowout) repair and its associated recovery time. Trauma to the orbit…