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Lower Lid Retractor Dissection

  • Jeffrey P. Edelstein

Abstract

When dissecting lower eyelid retractors from the conjunctiva, inject anesthetic (I use 2% lidocaine with epinephrine between the conjunctiva and retractors to “hydrodissect” a plane). This makes the sharp dissection easier and reduces the chance for buttonholing the conjunctiva. It works!

Keywords

Public Health Plastic Surgery Lower Eyelid Sharp Dissection Eyelid Retractor 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey P. Edelstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Private PracticeChandlerUSA

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