J Craniofac Surg 2017 Aug 8. Epub 2017 Aug 8.
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.
In double eyelid blepharoplasty, unexpected bleeding may cause intraoperative hematoma, swelling, and temporary ptosis, which could cause asymmetry and prolong recovery time. In 1725 patients (3450 eyes), double eyelid blepharoplasties were performed on Chinese patients from January 2014 to July 2016 by our senior author. In 36 eyes, the authors identified a variant artery, which the authors named the "sentinel artery," located in the inferolateral superficial orbital septum. Read More