Upper Lid Blepharoplasty

Samuel Hahn, John B. Holds, Steven M. Couch

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Upper lid blepharoplasty is a common procedure for restoration and rejuvenation of the upper eyelids that can be performed safely and reliably. Understanding the anatomy and aging process of the brow-upper lid aesthetic unit along with properly assessing the excesses and deficiencies of the periorbital region helps to formulate an appropriate surgical plan. Volume deficiency in the aging upper lid may require corrective augmentation. Preexisting asymmetries and ptosis need to be identified and discussed before surgery. Standardized photography along with a candid discussion regarding patients' desired outcomes and realistic expectations are essential to a successful outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-127
Number of pages9
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1 2016


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Brow ptosis
  • Dermatochalasis
  • Lid crease
  • Periorbital aging
  • Upper eyelid
  • Upper lid blepharoplasty


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