This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of information on the classification, evaluation, diagnosis, and management of vascular lesions of the orbit and face. It highlights recent technological innovations and new treatments that have significantly improved the ability to accurately evaluate and successfully treat these lesions with reduced complications. Some of these advances include new imaging modalities, intravascular and intralesional treatment approaches, photodynamic therapy, and additional medical therapies. Many of these advances have led to paradigm shifts in the understanding and management of vascular lesions of the orbit and face. This book, written by experts in the fields of ophthalmology, dermatology, diagnostic and interventional radiology, and oculoplastic surgery, featuresstructured, in-depth chapters that can also be quickly consulted as a reference guide. It is an excellent resource for those in training as well as seasoned practitioners wishing to acquaint themselves with the newest diagnostic and treatment techniques for orbital vascular lesions.
Michael T. Yen, MD, is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Medical Director of the Alkek Eye Center, Medical Director and Chair of the Governing Board of Baylor College of Medicine Ambulatory Surgery Center, and Co-Director of Baylor College of Medicine Aesthetics.
He has been Principal Investigator in various research trials, authored over 85 peer-reviewed journal publications, and edited two previous books on surgery of the eyelids and advances in aesthetic and reconstructive oculofacial plastic surgery. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including, in 2013, the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.