Uncovering the etiology of ptosis prior to blepharoplasty.

Uncovering the etiology of ptosis prior to blepharoplasty. Arch Plast Surg. 2020 Sep;47(5):487 Authors: Finsterer J PMID: 32971602 [PubMed]
Source: Archives of Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Arch Plast Surg Source Type: research

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Conclusions: The caspase-3 level was lower in the BCC group. This result suggests that these enzymes can play a significant role in carcinogenesis of eyelid BCC. PMID: 32994776 [PubMed]
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
Purpose: To introduce an easy and effective approach for internal fixation of repositioned fat pedicles in transconjunctival lower eyelid blepharoplasty. Methods: Thirty-six consecutive patients underwent fat repositioning transconjunctival lower blepharoplasty from August 2016 to January 2018. After release of the orbicularis oculi muscle and exposure of the intraorbital fat pedicles, a supraperiosteal pocket was dissected. A 6-0 nylon suture was passed through the shaft of a hypodermic needle from the sharp tip, then the hypodermic needle was pierced through the cheek skin about 5 to 8 mm below the orbital rim into ...
Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: Technical Strategies Source Type: research
Conclusion: The four-step technique is a simple, flexible, and effective method for creating infold or outfold double-eyelid creases according to individual patient requirements and should be considered a routine method for patients who request double eyelids. CLINICAL QUESTION/LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapeutic, IV.
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Cosmetic: Original Articles Source Type: research
Summary: Volume restoration with autologous fat augmentation has become a key technique in facial rejuvenation. It is highly versatile and useful as an independent operation or as an adjunct to rhytidectomy and blepharoplasty. The goal of this article and the accompanying videos is to provide a detailed step-by-step guide to achieving predictable and optimized surgical results.
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Cosmetic: Video Source Type: research
This article provides a concise overview of available literature and as such no meta-analysis was done due to the narrowed scope of the involved studies and the variety in surgical approaches and techniques of lower lid blepharoplasty.
Source: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research
Facial Plast Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1715617Blepharoplasty is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedure in Asia. The epicanthal fold, which is common in Asians, is characterized by a curved skin fold that partially hides the caruncle and lacrimal lake. The epicanthal fold may cause weakening of the esthetic appearance after blepharoplasty. It makes the palpebral fissure height narrower and the length shorter horizontally. Blepharoplasty with epicanthoplasty can enhance the esthetic appearance, but no gold standard surgical technique has been established for epicanthoplasty. Surgeons can choose the surgical...
Source: Facial Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Condition:   Eyelid Diseases Intervention:   Procedure: transconjunctival lower blepharoplasty Sponsor:   Benha University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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