Orbitotomy - operation dissection of tissues in the eye sockets with the aim of penetrating into her cavity. Depending on operative access to the cavity of the eye socket distinguish orbitotomy transconjunctival (incision of the conjunctiva of the eye), intramuscular (incision of the skin and bone. In the latter case, make osteoplastic orbitotomy.
Orbitotomy shown with diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in tumors, foreign bodies, parasites (cysticerci) sockets.