Aim: Describe and evaluate the incidence of orbital haematomas following a surgical orbital procedures.
Method: Clinical presentation, treatment and outcome were collected after 280 orbital surgical procedures.
Results: Three cases of post-operative hematomas were observed as follows: 2 following an orbital fractures and 1 following an orbital osteotomy. Orbital drainage was successfully performed and visual recovery occured in all cases.
Conclusion: Post-operative orbital hematomas are rare complications. Surgical drainage must be undertaken as soon as possible after the diagnosis has been done.