Fixation of first plate
Only one screw should be placed on each side of the fracture in the holes
nearest to the fracture, until the surgeon has verified the proper 3-D
reduction of the zygoma at the other two points. Looking through the upper
eyelid incision, it is very difficult to determine the 3-D rotation of the
While drilling holes in the periorbital area, it may be desirable to use a
drill bit with a stop (commonly 6 mm stop).
The final two screws in the zygomaticofrontal plate should be placed at the
end of the intervention.