Autogenous Orbicularis and Fat as a Filler

  • John R. Burroughs
  • Michael T. Yen
  • Richard L. Anderson


In patients who would like a longer-lasting effect and are undergoing a blepharoplasty surgery, we have used the removed fat and orbicularis as an autogenous graft to the nasolabial folds, lips, and glabellar folds.


Bleph Arospasm Autogenous Graft Oral Commisure Volume Augmentation Potential Vision 


  1. 1.
    Yen MT, Anderson RL. Orbicularis oculi muscle graft augmentation after protractor myectomy in blepharospasm. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2003;19(4):287–296.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Burroughs
    • 1
  • Michael T. Yen
    • 2
  • Richard L. Anderson
    • 3
  1. 1.Eye and Facial AppearancesColorado SpringsUSA
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Center for Facial AppearancesSalt Lake CityUSA

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