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Longevity of Lower Blepharoplasty Surgery

Blepharoplasty surgery, also known as eyelid lifts, is one of the most common surgical facial rejuvenation procedures to counteract the effects of aging. Loose skin, protruding fat pads and wrinkles are all common aesthetic concerns that occur on the eyelids which are frequently treated by both surgical and non-surgical methods. Lower blepharoplasty surgery has some Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Transconjunctival Lower Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a broad term that implies an aesthetic procedure to the upper or lower eyelids. As a cosmetic procedure it has its origin in the treatment of the aging older eyelid where skin and fat removal are done in a more complete blepharoplasty surgery. But the earliest signs of aging around the eyes are Read More…

The Lateral Canthoplasty in Aesthetic Eye Reshaping Surgery

The lateral canthoplasty is a well recognized eye corner procedure which is most commonly used in reconstructive lower eyelid surgery.  It is used to treat a variety of lower eyelid problems which are fundamentally various forms of ectropion and retraction. The basic concept is to deconstruct the lateral canthal angle and re-anchor the lateral eyelid Read More…

Techniques in Asian Double Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Many Asians upper eyelids do not have a discernible crease due to the absence of connecting fibers between the levator aponeurosis and the underside of the dermis of the skin. Other eyelid anatomic findings include an excess of preaponeurotic fat and a lower fusion point of the orbital septum and the levator aponeurosis. These unique Read More…

Bone Fixation for Lacrimal Gland Prolapse

The lacrimal glands are paired small sacs of exocrine glands that are normally located just under the edge of the lateral orbital rim in, appropriately called, the lacrimal fossa. They are responsible for secreting the aqueous layer of the tear film. While small, about 1 x 1 cm in size, it has two distinct lobes Read More…

Alloderm Grafts for Undereye Hollows

Undereye hollows are a bothersome aesthetic deformity. They occur for a variety of reasons with the cost common being aging with loss of fat and a congenital infraorbital bone deficiency with a negative orbital vector. This creates for the patient a look of aging and tiredness and even a pseudoproptotic appearance. The most common treatment Read More…

Essential Steps in Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery

Blepharoplasty remains the cornerstone of facial rejuvenation surgery. This is not only because the eyelids show the first and most visible signs of facial aging but because each patient has two sets of them. Of the two eyelids the upper eyelid is often the most frequently treated because it develops skin redundancies that are usually Read More…

Surgical Treatment of Congenital Festoons

Festoons are a unique lower eyelid condition that appears as bags below the more common location of infraorbital fat herniation on the cheek. Also known as malar bags they are perceived as being abnormal collections of lymphedematous fatty tissue below the lid-cheek junction. They are particularly resistant to being removed with traditional lower blepharoplasty surgery Read More…

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