Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 May-Jun;32(3):191-4
*Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Associates, Havertown, Pennsylvania; †Eye Plastic, Orbital and Facial Cosmetic Surgery Service, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; ‡Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; and §Beverly Hills Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A.
Purpose: This study quantifies the incision location in transconjunctival lower eyelid blepharoplasty to optimize postspetal (direct) access to the eyelid/orbital fat.
Methods: A retrospective chart review of patients undergoing transconjunctival blepharoplasty by one surgeon (GGM) from January 2013 to January 2014 was performed. Simultaneous globe retropulsion and lower eyelid inferior displacement was used to balloon the conjunctiva forward to maximally visualize the transconjunctival surface anatomical landmarks of importance. Read More