Management of Postblepharoplasty Dry Eye

  • Morris E. Hartstein


Postblepharoplasty dry eye can range from being a mild inconvenience to having catastrophic consequences. As with most complications, the best management strategy is to avoid it in the first place. Here are some general guidelines and tips.


Meibomian Gland Foreign Body Sensation Mild Inconvenience Schirmer Testing Good Management Strategy 
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Suggested Reading

  1. Korn BS, Kikkawa DO, Schanzlin DJ. Blepharoplasty in the post-laser in situ keratomileusis patient: preoperative considerations to avoid dry eye syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg 2007;119:2232–2239.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morris E. Hartstein
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  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Division of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgerySaint Louis UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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