Crease formation in upper blepharoplasty

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Abstract

Crease formation is an important part of upper blepharoplasty. A soft, subtle crease can be formed by suturing the edge of the pretarsal orbicularis muscle to the levator aponeurosis with three 7-0 Vicryl sutures. A more defined crease can be achieved by incorporating the aponeurosis in the skin closure.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages151-152
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781493915446
ISBN (Print)9781493915439
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Crease
  • Lid position
  • Pretarsal

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    Custer, P. L. (2015). Crease formation in upper blepharoplasty. In Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery, Second Edition (pp. 151-152). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1544-6_44