Vanderbilt Craniofacial Treatment Center

Orbital Hypertelorism

Orbital Hypertelorism is a condition in which the position of the orbits is lateral to the normal position, causing the eyes to be too far apart.

This condition can be corrected with a procedure called orbital osteotomy. The excess bones between the eyes are removed, and the eye sockets are moved back toward the midline of the face.

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