Incising the Septum over the Nasal, Central, and Lateral Fat Pads in Lower Blepharoplasty

  • Jemshed A. Khan


The fat pads should be free from any encumbering structures. The overlying orbital septum specifically must be divided for each fat pad before the fat can freely prolapse. The lateral fat pad may be more difficult to mobilize because the overlying septum may be adherent to the inferior lateral orbital rim.


Public Health Plastic Surgery Lower Eyelid Orbital Septum Anterior Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jemshed A. Khan
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyKansas University School of Medicine, Kansas University Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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