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[Effectiveness of upper eyelid rotation flap via blepharoplasty incision for correction of mild to moderate epicanthus].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2019 Feb;33(2):203-206

Department of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing Jiangsu, 210009,

Objective: To evaluate an modified epicanthoplasty which can reduce epicanthic scar in blepharoplasty with mild to moderate epicanthus, by using upper eyelid rotation flap via blepharoplasty incision.

Methods: A clinical data of 34 patients with mild and moderate epicanthus (trial group), who were treated with blepharoplasty and epicanthoplasty by using upper eyelid rotation flap, between July 2016 and October 2017, was retrospectively analyzed. And 38 patients who were treated with blepharoplasty and epicanthoplasty by using traditional "Z" plastic method were recruited as control group. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201805097DOI Listing
February 2019
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Degree of Frontal Bone Exposure via Upper Blepharoplasty Incision: Considerations for Frontal Sinus Fracture.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019 Jan 22:194599818825456. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

1 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, USA.

Objective: The upper eyelid blepharoplasty incision affords direct access to the frontal bone for skull base surgery and trauma reconstruction with a well-hidden scar. The goal of this study is to quantify frontal bone exposure that can be achieved with an upper eyelid blepharoplasty incision.

Design: Anatomic study with human cadaver heads. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599818825456DOI Listing
January 2019

Upper Eyelid Filling Approach [U.E.F.A.] Technique: State of the Art After 500 Consecutive Patients.

Authors:
Francesco Romeo

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Studio Romeo, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II n. 18, 00186, Rome, Italy.

Background: Lately, it has become evident that eye physical aging is mainly due to depletion of the upper eyelid fat causing laxity and wrinkles of the eyelid skin, and new therapeutic strategies aimed at solving the volume loss have appeared in the literature. The aim of this study is to provide a clear classification of upper eyelid aging after 500 consecutive cases and to present a standardization of the therapeutic approach to be adopted when using hyaluronic acid (HA) as fillers or a surgical approach.

Methods: The upper eyelid aging process of a total of 500 patients was classified based on the measurement of the pre-tarsal skin show m and the pre-septal skin show N. Read More

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January 2019
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Use of hyaluronic acid gel filler to improve contact lens wear in patients with deep sunken superior sulcus.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 10;30(4):374-376. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

Advanced Vision Care, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Purpose: Deep sunken superior sulcus of the upper eyelid can result from aging, genetic, prostaglandin use, and prior aggressive upper blepharoplasty. If severe, it can cause exposure keratopathy, lagophthalmos, and giant fornix syndrome. We herein report on another milder manifestation of deep superior sulcus and its treatments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joco.2018.01.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6276631PMC
December 2018
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Botulinum toxin type A induces protective autophagy in human dermal microvascular endothelial cells exposed to an model of ischemia/reperfusion injury.

Exp Ther Med 2018 Dec 17;16(6):4379-4386. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100029, P.R. China.

Botulinum toxin type A (BTXA) has been reported to increase the survival of ischemic skin flaps; however, the exact mechanism underlying this effect remains unclear and needs to be further established. The present study aimed to elucidate whether autophagy caused by BTXA functions as a protection mechanism and to identify the mechanisms of its regulation by BTXA in human dermal microvascular endothelial cells (HDMECs) subjected to hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R)-induced injury. HDMECs were harvested from the upper eyelid tissues of female blepharoplasty patients. Read More

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http://www.spandidos-publications.com/10.3892/etm.2018.6741
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2018.6741DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6257827PMC
December 2018
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Functional outcomes of upper eyelid blepharoplasty: A systematic review.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2019 Feb 22;72(2):294-309. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), PO BOX 30.001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands.

Objective: Various functional outcomes after upper blepharoplasty are reported in the literature. We systematically reviewed the literature to assess the objective and subjective functional effects of upper blepharoplasty.

Methods: After a systematic search of four search engines (Pubmed, Embase, Cinahl and Cochraine), any study on objective and subjective (patient reported) functional outcome after upper blepharoplasty was subjected to a quality assessment for possible inclusion in the review. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.11.010DOI Listing
February 2019
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Subcutaneous tranexamic acid in upper eyelid blepharoplasty: a prospective randomized pilot study.

Can J Ophthalmol 2018 Dec 27;53(6):600-604. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Mohs Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Objective: Postoperative ecchymoses or hematomas can prolong healing from surgery, and a search for locally administered agents that decrease bleeding is warranted. The objective of this study is to evaluate whether preoperative subcutaneous injection of tranexamic acid (TXA) reduces intra- and postoperative bleeding or ecchymoses in skin-only upper eyelid blepharoplasty surgery.

Design: This is a prospective randomized, double-blind, controlled study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2018.01.006DOI Listing
December 2018
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Levator Pull-Out Suture Technique for Immediate Postoperative Correction of Eyelid Asymmetry After Ptosis Surgery in Asians.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Plastic Surgery, ID Hospital, 142 Dosan dae-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06039, Korea.

Background: Postoperative eyelid asymmetry is the most common complaint of patients after undergoing blepharoplasty and ptosis correction surgery. Calibrating eyelid asymmetry during ptosis correction surgery is still difficult for surgeons despite the development of innovative procedures. Our levator pull-out suture technique for correcting postoperative eyelid asymmetry after ptosis surgery is introduced. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1276-xDOI Listing
November 2018
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Sensory Changes in Periocular Skin After Upper Eyelid Surgery.

J Craniofac Surg 2019 Jan;30(1):e62-e65

Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba.

The aim of this interventional, prospective study is to estimate the change in periocular cutaneous sensation after upper eyelid surgery. The trial included 48 eyes of 24 patients undergoing upper eyelid blepharoplasty or upper eyelid blepharoplasty and blepharoptosis repair. Eyelid sensation was measured using a Cochet-Bonnet filament-type esthesiometer at 4 predetermined anatomical locations in the upper eyelid. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004990DOI Listing
January 2019
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Individualized small-incision orbicularis-levator fixation blepharoplasty for unilateral single-eyelid Asians.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2019 Feb 2;72(2):317-321. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, 389 Xin Cun Road, Shanghai 200065, China. Electronic address:

Unilateral double-eyelid blepharoplasty is often required by people with unilateral single eyelid. The full incisional method may cause permanent skin scar formation, and the buried suture method may lead to early eyelid fold loosening, which could not reduce the soft tissue thickness of eyelid. A total of 85 patients (8 males and 77 females) with unilateral single eyelids were studied between January 2015 and January 2016, with a mean age of 25. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.10.012DOI Listing
February 2019
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Corrective Strategies for a Complex Deformity Caused by "European-Style Double Eyelid" Blepharoplasty in Asians.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Department of Anatomy and Histo Embryology, School of Basic Medical Science, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Background: "European-style double eyelid" blepharoplasty often leads to a complex deformity, which includes one or more of the following features: a high fold, upper eyelid depression, multiple folds, an obvious scar, blepharoptosis, and lower flap tumidness. However, there is still a lack of comprehensive research on evaluation and treatment strategies for this complex deformity.

Methods: During a 6-year period, 65 patients (106 eyes) with a high fold and upper eyelid depression underwent corrective blepharoplasty. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00266-018-1262-3
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November 2018
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Lamellar rotation surgery: a new procedure for repairing upper eyelid defects.

Authors:
Qingji Li

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 7;18(1):291. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tianjin Aier Eye Hospital, No.102, Fukang Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, 300190, People's Republic of China.

Background: To report "Lamellar Rotation Surgery",a new technique for repairing large and moderate full-thickness upper eyelid defects.

Methods: A two-stage technique is described in which a vertical incision is made in the tarsus of the lower eyelid with elevation of the lateral posterior lamella while sparing the lower eyelid orbicularis and skin to be rotated superiorly to form the reconstructed posterior lamella of the upper eyelid. Additionally, a lateral periosteal flap is used to reconstruct the lateral canthal tendon, and a McGregor procedure is used to reconstruct the anterior lamella of the upper eyelid. Read More

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https://bmcophthalmol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0958-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6222999PMC
November 2018
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Linear scar sarcoidosis on thin blepharoplasty line mimicking a hypertrophic scar: A case report.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2018 10;6:2050313X18803991. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology. Skin involvement has been reported in 12%-27% of patients with systemic disease, and scar sarcoidosis is a form of sarcoidosis developing in previous cutaneous scar areas. Scars due to all kinds of trauma, including surgery, vaccines, cosmetic tattoos, and herpes zoster infection, have been reported to be associated with sarcoidosis. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2050313X18803991
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050313X18803991DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6180362PMC
October 2018
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Structural features of eyelid connective tissue in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 12. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

A.A.Vishnevsky Central Military Clinical Hospital, Russian Ministry of Defense, Settlement Novyj, Krasnogorsk District, Moscow, Russia, 143241.

Purpose: To study the connective tissue (CT) structure of upper eyelid skin of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients.

Patients And Methods: Forty-seven patients aged 47-91 expecting blepharoplasty formed 3 groups: group 1 [16 subjects without POAG, median age 55 years (interquartile range 54-55.5)], group 2 [12 subjects without POAG, median age 73 (72-76. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10792-018-1035-7
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October 2018
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Effect of superior blepharoplasty on tear film: objective evaluation with the Keratograph 5M - a pilot study.

Arq Bras Oftalmol 2018 Nov./Dec.;81(6):471-474. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Ophthalmology Department, Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal.

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of superior blepharoplasty on the tear film using the corneal topographer Keratograph 5M.

Methods: A prospective study was performed of 27 eyes of 14 patients with superior dermatochalasis who underwent superior blepharoplasty between May and June 2016. Conservative upper eyelid blepharoplasty was performed by an en bloc resection of anterior lamellar tissue that included skin, subcutaneous tissue, and the orbicularis oculi muscle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.20180094DOI Listing
October 2018
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A New Method for Double-Eyelid Blepharoplasty Using Orbital Septum.

Ann Plast Surg 2018 Dec;81(6):633-636

Plastic Surgery of People's Hospital, Ningxiang, China.

Background: This article presents a new method using orbital septum for double-eyelid blepharoplasty.

Methods: During double-eyelid blepharoplasty, we incised the orbital septum horizontally. Using the attachment site of the levator aponeurosis as a pedicle, the lower part of the dissected orbital septum was turned downward and then sutured to the upper border of the lower orbicularis oculi muscle and posterior pretarsal fascia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001650DOI Listing
December 2018
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Face-neck lifting and ancillary procedures: A series of 203 cases.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Sep;97(39):e12333

Professor of Plastic Surgery, A-Plast Estetik, Istanbul, Turkey.

Various methods and ancillary procedures have been defined in the era of face-lifting surgery.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the esthetic outcomes of our face-neck cases and the importance of adding ancillary procedures based on individual assessment.We conducted a retrospective review of 203 face-neck cases, basically following the endoscopic and open principles of Vasconez. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00005792-201809280-0003
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012333DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6181572PMC
September 2018
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Lowering of the High Eyelid Crease in Revision Upper Eyelid Surgery.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2019 Feb 1;43(1):139-146. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul, 135-710, Korea.

Background: High placement of the lid crease is a common complication in upper eyelid surgery. Correction of the high crease by revision surgery is challenging and has not been well-reported.

Methods: This is a retrospective interventional study of patients who underwent revision eyelid surgery with lowering of the lid crease from 2008 to 2016 at a tertiary institution. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1235-6DOI Listing
February 2019
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Upper blepharoplasty revision technique: Correction of the high eyelid fold using the pretarsal orbicularis oculi flap.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2019 Jan 24;72(1):125-130. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The First Bethune Hospital of JiLin University, No.71, Xin Min Street, Chang Chun 130021, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: With the growing popularity of upper lid blepharoplasty, there have been increasing reports of unsatisfactory outcomes that have necessitated a revision surgery. This study aimed to evaluate aesthetic outcomes of surgical correction of the high eyelid fold using a pretarsal orbicularis oculi flap and to highlight the key practice points of this surgical procedure in secondary blepharoplasty.

Methods: A retrospective study of 31 consecutive Chinese patients who underwent revision surgeries between January 2013 and December 2015 was undertaken through a review of medical records. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.08.013DOI Listing
January 2019
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The Boomerang Epicanthoplasty: A Technique That Avoids Hooding.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Oct;29(7):1813-1816

iWELL Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul.

Redraping is an increasingly common epicanthoplasty method. However, hooding usually remains at the medial part of the upper eyelid. The authors innovated a modification of redraping epicanthoplasty using excision, resulting in a boomerang-shaped defect that does not lead to hooding of the medial upper eyelid. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000005014DOI Listing
October 2018
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Orbicularis-Tarsus Fixation Approach in Double-Eyelid Blepharoplasty: A Modification of Park's Technique.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Dec 6;42(6):1582-1590. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, No. 33 Ba-Da-Chu Road, Shi-Jing-Shan District, Beijing, 100144, China.

Background: Incisional double-eyelid blepharoplasty is widely applied because of its extensive indications and robust results. The orbicularis-levator fixation method is an incisional approach that provides stronger adhesion than traditional techniques. However, there remains the risk of postoperative relapse or suture spitting out. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1218-7DOI Listing
December 2018
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Patient-reported outcome measurement in upper blepharoplasty: How to measure what the patient sees.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 Sep 8;71(9):1346-1351. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Background: Blepharochalasis is very common and affects not only appearance but also visual function. Upper blepharoplasty is therefore the most frequently performed facial cosmetic procedure worldwide. It is generally seen as a small procedure with good patient acceptance and postoperative satisfaction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.05.033DOI Listing
September 2018
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A Modified Double Eyelid Plastic Surgery Method: Continuous Buried Suture Method Accompanied by Simultaneous Correction of Mild Blepharoptosis.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Dec 23;42(6):1565-1570. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, No. 45 Minsheng Road, Tamshui District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Background: Double eyelid surgery with a buried suture is a popular plastic surgery procedure in Asia owing to the relatively minor scarring and quick recovery associated with it. In this article, we present a new approach involving a continuous single-loop buried suture method, which expands the operating site to the conjunctiva and the aponeurosis-Müller's muscle complex.

Methods: The medical records of 42 patients (80 eyes) who underwent double-eyelid blepharoplasty were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1180-4DOI Listing
December 2018
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Preventing Postoperative Atypical Mycobacterial Infection.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Aug 17. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Wilmington Eye, Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Purpose: To report a recent outbreak of atypical mycobacterial infection following upper eyelid surgery and the results of a prevention protocol that was successfully instituted to dramatically reduce the infection rate.

Methods: This is a multicenter retrospective nonrandomized comparative interventional case series. A chart review of 7 patients who developed atypical mycobacterium infection after undergoing blepharoplasty was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001212DOI Listing
August 2018
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Superior rectus muscle insertion injury following cosmetic upper lid blepharoplasty: a case report.

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Jul 31;18(1):187. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, #81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06351, Korea.

Background: Direct damage to the superior rectus (SR) muscle insertion following upper lid blepharoplasty has not been reported. We document a rare case of vertical diplopia due to direct damage to the SR muscle insertion following cosmetic upper lid blepharoplasty.

Case Presentation: We describe a case of 24-year-old woman with Asian eyelid. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0867-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6069949PMC
July 2018
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The Double Thread Buried Nonincisional Blepharoplasty Technique.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Nov;29(8):2307-2309

Lamar Clinic, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

The nonincisional blepharoplasty technique is widely practiced because it is relatively simple, causes less scarring than the incisional technique, provides a quick recovery, and allows easy correction. Although various modified nonincisional techniques have been used to create a more natural appearance, complications such as loosening of the double fold and regression of the double fold line may still occur. So the authors introduce the double thread buried nonincisional blepharoplasty technique to reduce such complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004767DOI Listing
November 2018
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Double eyelid surgery by using palpebral marginal incision technique in Asians.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 Oct 11;71(10):1481-1486. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Plastic and Reconstruction, Shanghai Changhai Hospital Affiliated to Second Military Medical University, 168th Chang Hai Road, Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:

Background: Approximately 50% of Asians do not have upper eyelid creases. Full-incision methods may leave obvious scars and buried-suture methods cannot remove excess tissues to create a double eyelid. The new palpebral marginal incision technique masked the incision at the upper palpebral margin and removed the excess tissue, thereby achieving scarless and natural double eyelids. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.05.035DOI Listing
October 2018
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Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty: A Novel Method to Predict and Improve Outcomes.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Oct;38(11):NP156-NP164

William Beaumont Hospital, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Background: In some upper eyelid blepharoplasties, maximal skin removal may not result in desired outcomes; raising crease height can therefore be considered. Currently, there is no method to determine the amount of skin to be excised and/or crease elevation required to achieve a specific outcome.

Objective: This study extrapolated an equation to determine amount of skin excision and/or lid crease elevation needed to achieve a specific eyelid margin to fold distance (MFD). Read More

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https://academic.oup.com/asj/article/38/11/NP156/5051696
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy167DOI Listing
October 2018
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Anatomical description of the upper tarsal plate for reconstruction.

Surg Radiol Anat 2018 Jul 9. Epub 2018 Jul 9.

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, 35100, Izmir, Turkey.

Background: Reconstruction of the upper eyelids following traumatic, congenital and tumor surgeries is often difficult owing to a variety of reasons including the influence of the lacrimal system, visual system and aesthetic appearance. In most cases of the reconstruction in the upper eyelid tarsal plate is the main anatomical area that should be protected against the damage. The aim of this study is to investigate the types and the measurements of the tarsal plate of the upper eyelids in Anatolian population. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-018-2064-7DOI Listing
July 2018
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Primary Double Eyelid Surgery-Trapezoidal Debulking of Upper Eyelid Tissues.

Authors:
William P D Chen

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 May 15;6(5):e1780. Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Plastic Surgery Service, UCLA School of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

The video illustrates the steps of Asian blepharoplasty of the upper eyelids, using the author's principle of beveled approach and trapezoidal debulking of preaponeurotic platform to allow safe access, minimization of wound injury, and creating a physiologically dynamic crease, without resorting to the use of buried sutures. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001780DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5999443PMC
May 2018
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[Effectiveness of retro-orbicularis oculi fat resection in Park double eyelid surgery to correct swollen upper eyelid].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2017 Jul;31(8):996-998

Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Weifang Medical University, Weifang Shandong, 261042, P.R.China.

Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of retro-orbicularis oculi fat resection in Park double eyelid surgery to correct the swollen upper eyelid.

Methods: Between September 2015 and July 2016, partial resection of the retro-orbicularis oculi fat was performed on 32 cases with bilateral swollen upper eyelids in Park double eyelid surgery. There were 10 males and 22 females with an average age of 25 years (range, 19-32 years). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201703021DOI Listing
July 2017
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Microanatomy of Sensory Nerves in the Upper Eyelid: A Cadaveric Anatomical Study.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 08;142(2):345-353

Tokyo and Kashiwa, Japan From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Institute of Education, and the Department of Clinical Anatomy, Tokyo Medical and Dental University; and the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital East.

Background: Plastic surgery requires detailed knowledge of upper eyelid anatomy, but few authors have sufficiently described the specifics of upper eyelid nerve anatomy. This study aimed to provide a thorough description of sensory nerve anatomy in the upper eyelid and to propose considerations for upper eyelid surgery.

Methods: Sixteen orbits were dissected from 16 fixed, adult human cadavers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004554DOI Listing
August 2018
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Myotarsal flap - a versatile entity for lower eyelid reconstructions.

Authors:
Hemant K Mehta

Orbit 2018 Jun;37(3):223-229

a Gwynedd District General Hospital , Gwynedd Health Authority , Bangor , UK.

The purpose is to present a new surgical technique using myotarsal (MT) flap for reconstruction of small to subtotal full thickness defects - up to 8 mm in height - of lower eyelids, without needing concomitant supplementary procedures. MT flap consists of a 3 mm tarsal strip with attached levator complex. It does not have conjunctival lining or pedicle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1463547DOI Listing
June 2018
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Outcomes after surgical resection of lower eyelid tumors and reconstruction using a nasal chondromucosal graft and an upper eyelid myocutaneous flap.

J Fr Ophtalmol 2018 May 16;41(5):412-420. Epub 2018 May 16.

Institut Curie, 26, rue d'Ulm, 75248 Paris cedex 05, France.

Introduction: Surgical excision of large malignant lower eyelid tumors may cause important full-thickness eyelid defects. The reconstruction of such defects must restore the physiologic function of the eyelid and also re-establish an acceptable aesthetic result.

Materials And Methods: We report the outcomes of full-thickness excision of tumors extending over half of the horizontal lid length, followed by reconstruction using a nasal chondromucosal graft (coming from the ipsilateral ala of the nose) and an upper eyelid myocutaneous flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfo.2017.10.008DOI Listing
May 2018
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Micropunch blepharopeeling versus blepharoplasty; what is the best procedure for upper eyelid rejuvenation?

J Cosmet Dermatol 2018 Dec 17;17(6):1182-1188. Epub 2018 May 17.

Department of Community Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Introduction: Periocular rejuvenation is the most common aesthetic plastic surgery. The aim of this study was to determine effects of micropunch blepharopeeling (MBP) approach vs blepharoplasty (BP) in periocular rejuvenation.

Methods And Materials: This is a clinical trial study on 22 patients who underwent periorbital rejuvenation referred to University Skin Clinics. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jocd.12506
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December 2018
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Recurrent corneal erosion caused by retained sutures in blepharoplasty.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Apr 27. Epub 2018 Apr 27.

Department of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

Purpose: To present recurrent corneal erosion (RCE) caused by late suture exposure after blepharoplasty.

Methods: Four patients who have unilateral RCE were found to have previous blepharoplasty. The RCE was associated with late suture exposure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-0936-9DOI Listing
April 2018
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Refinements in Upper Blepharoplasty: The Five-Step Technique.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 05;141(5):1144-1146

Dallas, Texas From the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute; and the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Periorbital tissues are a keystone in facial beauty and a representation of youth. The aesthetically pleasing and youthful upper eyelids are full, with a defined tarsal upper lid crease and with smooth, taut pretarsal and preseptal skin. The upper blepharoplasty is a critical component of any facial rejuvenation procedure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004439DOI Listing
May 2018
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Upper Blepharoplasty: Management of the Upper Eyelid and Brow Complex via Transblepharoplasty Approach.

Authors:
Tuan Van Pham

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Apr 9;34(2):183-193. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Perth Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Upper blepharoplasty is one of the more common facial plastic procedures. The upper lid and brow complex are managed together. Whether upper blepharoplasty is performed for medical or cosmetic reasons, the aim is to improve appearance while retaining natural shape and maintaining (or improving) function. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1636918DOI Listing
April 2018
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Effect of Orbicularis Muscle Resection during Blepharoplasty on the Position of the Eyebrow.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Apr 9;34(2):178-182. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Department of Otolaryngology, Medical School, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Dermatochalasis is a skin excess in the upper eyelid which may be associated with either an aesthetic and functional defect, blocking the peripheral vision. Upper blepharoplasty is the gold standard procedure for correction of dermatochalasis and to restore youthful contours to the periorbita. It is one of the most commonly performed procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery; however, there is still a lack of consensus about this procedure. Read More

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April 2018
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Endoscopic Browplasty.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Apr 9;34(2):139-144. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Lindsay House Surgery Center for Plastic Surgery, Rochester, New York.

The endoscopic brow lift has become an established procedure that can safely and reliably rejuvenate the upper third of the face. The authors discuss relevant anatomy and considerations for patient selection to optimize surgical outcomes. A detailed review of surgical technique is presented, and the potential complications and means to reduce them are discussed. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0038-1637728
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April 2018
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The Aesthetics of the Upper Face: Forehead, Brow, and Upper Eyelid.

Authors:
Fred G Fedok

Facial Plast Surg 2018 04 9;34(2):107-108. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Facial Plastic Surgery, Fedok Plastic Surgery, Alabama.

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April 2018
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Ophthalmologic Complications Associated With Oculofacial Plastic and Esthetic Surgeries.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Jul;29(5):1208-1211

Department of Ophthalmology, Kim's Eye Hospital, Myung-Gok Eye Research Institute, Konyang University College of Medicine.

Purpose: To assess the ophthalmologic complications after oculofacial plastic and esthetic surgeries, including their incidence and management.

Methods: A retrospective study was performed on 110 patients who presented with ocular complications followed by oculofacial plastic and esthetic surgeries from January 2014 to December 2015. The incidence and management of complications after each surgery or procedure were analyzed. Read More

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July 2018
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Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty With Voltaic Arc Dermabrasion.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Nov;29(8):2263-2266

Oral Surgery Unit, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara.

The aging to the upper eyelid complex includes skin laxity, resulting in rhytids, orbicularis oculi hypertrophy, and pseudohermitian of orbital fat and nowadays a high number of patients seeking cosmetic surgery. Excess and laxity of upper eyelid skin affect more than 90% of women, the impact of these problems on the patient's self-esteem can become important enough to affect quality of life in psychological and sociocultural terms.The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of blepharoplasty with an electrosurgical technology for treatment of skin laxity of upper eyelid, which produced a lid retraction and an elevation of the upper lid without complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004504DOI Listing
November 2018
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A new refined technique for myogenic ptosis correction with resection of myotarsal flap by conjunctival approach.

Authors:
Hemant K Mehta

Orbit 2018 Jun 15;37(3):215-222. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

a Gwynedd Health Authority , Gwynedd District General Hospital , Bangor , Wales , UK.

The purpose is to present a new refined surgical technique for mild-to-severe acquired myogenic ptosis correction under local anaesthesia (LA) as day cases with resection of myotarsal (MT) flap and demonstrate the safety and efficacy of the technique. MT flap consists of 2 mm tarsal strip with attached levator complex - levator muscle, its aponeurosis, and Müller muscle. This is a retrospective personal series of 400+ patients, who underwent surgical correction with MT flap resection of 8-24 mm under LA mostly as day cases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1437755DOI Listing
June 2018
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Anterior tarsal flap rotation combined with anterior lamellar reposition in the repair of cicatricial upper eyelid entropion.

Arq Bras Oftalmol 2018 Jan-Feb;81(1):47-52

Department of Ophthalmology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: This study aimed to share the results of patients who underwent anterior tarsal flap rotation combined with anterior lamellar reposition because of cicatricial upper eyelid entropion, and to determine the effectiveness and reliability of this surgical technique.

Methods: Fifteen eyes of 11 patients (2 right eyes; 5 left eyes; and 4 bilateral eyes) on whom we performed anterior tarsal flap rotation surgery combined with anterior lamellar reposition because of cicatricial entropion were included in this study. The medical records of the patients were analyzed retrospectively, and the causes of cicatricial entropion as well as the preoperative and postoperative ophthalmic examination findings were recorded. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.20180011DOI Listing
October 2018
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