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Esthetic enhancements in upper blepharoplasty.
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PMID:  23186764     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Traditional upper blepharoplasty typically involves resection of excess upper eyelid skin and muscle with or without fat excision. Well-established concepts in periorbital aging have been challenged by newer morphologic and histologic studies that have characterized the changes that occur in the various periorbital soft tissue components. Several modified or adjunctive techniques have recently emerged to improve esthetic outcomes in upper blepharoplasty. The authors review surgical technique in detail: nasal fat repositioning, orbicularis oculi preservation, increasing lateral upper eyelid fullness, lacrimal gland resuspension, internal brow elevation, and glabellar myectomy, along with complications and aftercare involved with procedures.
Judy W Lee; Shan R Baker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in plastic surgery     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1558-0504     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424767     Medline TA:  Clin Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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