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Featured Article for November 15, 2015


Enucleation is the surgical procedure that involves removal of the entire globe and its contents, with preservation of all other periorbital and orbital structures. Enucleation exists in contrast to evisceration, in which the ocular contents are removed from an intact sclera, and exenteration, in which the entire orbital contents, including the globe and soft tissues, are removed.

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Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Penny A. Asbell M.D. M.B.A.
Sarwat Salim MD, FACS
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS
Todd Mondzelewski, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
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Natalie Afshari, MD FACS
Vinay A. Shah M.D.
Russell W. Read, MD, PhD