B.M. Zide, Surgical anatomy around the orbit: the system of zones

B.M. Zide, Surgical anatomy around the orbit: the system of zones Eur J Plast Surg (2006) 28: 539 DOI 10.1007/s00238-005-0026-x BOOK REVIEW I. Jackson B.M. Zide, Surgical anatomy around the orbit: the system of zones Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2005, 128 pp, 238 illustrations, $149.00 US (ISBN 0-7817-5081-4) Published online: 16 March 2006 # Springer-Verlag 2006 In the preface of this book, a question is asked, “What could This book deals with all areas not just in the orbit but possibly change about anatomy (of the orbital area) since also in related regions—the facial nerve, intranasal regions, 1985 when the first edition arrived?” The author then nerve blocks, and supraorbital nerve. supplies the answer—we are doing so much more around The problems and mysteries of the lower lid retractors the orbital area since that time. These are orbital fat, the are explained and should be required reading for every cutaneous ligaments, repositioning rather than excision of person working in this area. The chapter on Lockwood’s fat, deep dissection in the orbit, and movement of the orbit and Whitnall’s ligaments is clear and concise and is another in part or en masse. This applies not only to those who “must” for anyone approaching the orbital area. specialize in orbital surgery but also to the aesthetic What is so great about this book is the clarity of surgeons, the maxillofacial surgeons, and every person who explanation, the superb artwork, and the outstanding ventures into this area in more than a superficial fashion. photography that relates well to the text. Residents should invest in this production since it unrav- els the mysteries of this complex anatomical and functional region. Program Directors might consider it as a present to I. Jackson (*) them. This is not a book that will go out of date—it is a Southfield, MI, USA e-mail: eurjplastsurg@juno.com “keeper.” http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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