2009
DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.53092
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Blepharoplasty: An overview

Abstract: Blepharoplasty plays a vital role in facial rejuvenation, with direct aesthetic relation to the brow and the cheek. Upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty are indicated for the treatment of excess skin and/or orbital fat. Preoperative evaluation should include a thorough medical and ophthalmic history, along with a detailed cutaneous and eye examination. Symptoms of preexisting dry eye should be elicited preoperatively, as they directly correlate with postoperative complications. Physical examination should tak… Show more

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“…The skin incision can be closed using running or interrupted sutures with various absorbable or permanent material. [5] Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can be done either through transconjunctival or transcutaneous approach. [25] The advantage of transcutaneous approach is that it corrects excess skin and muscle laxity.…”
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“…The skin incision can be closed using running or interrupted sutures with various absorbable or permanent material. [5] Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can be done either through transconjunctival or transcutaneous approach. [25] The advantage of transcutaneous approach is that it corrects excess skin and muscle laxity.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…[5] Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can be done either through transconjunctival or transcutaneous approach. [25] The advantage of transcutaneous approach is that it corrects excess skin and muscle laxity. [5]…”
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“…The advantage of transcutaneous approach is that it corrects excess skin and muscle laxity. (6) (Fig. 4) …”
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“…23 The upper eyelid crease is 8-9 mm above the ciliary margin in females and 7-8 mm in males. 24 The following parameters are generally accepted for the normal eyelid position: 23 • The upper lid should rest 1-2 mm below the superior limbus of the iris while the lower lid should rest at the level of the inferior limbus. • The highest point of the upper lid margin should be medial to a vertical line through the center of the pupil.…”
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confidence: 99%