Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty: Procedure Pearls and Pitfalls

  • John D. Siddens


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    If at all possible, a transconjunctival incision is preferable to a transcutaneous incision, especially if the mid-face is not being addressed.

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    A transconjunctival incision can be performed with a CO2 laser, a radiofrequency unit, a monopolar tip, or even carefully with a hightemperature cautery.



Plastic Surgery Skin Type Lower Eyelid Excessive Skin Light Skin 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • John D. Siddens
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of South Carolina School of MedicineColumbiaUSA

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