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Journal of the Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2010;16(3):167-170.
Published online October 1, 2010.
Blepharoptosis Correction with Stitch Method.
Tae Joo Ahn
Aran Plastic Surgery, Seoul, Korea. cmcanti@hanmail.net
Abstract
There are various methods to correct mild ptosis and to make a double fold. However, all pre-existing methods have similar disadvantages, such as long-lasting swelling and down time. Recently, many patients prefer more convenient and minimal invasive methods with faster recovery. So we have devised a new technique to correct mild ptosis. Our technique is very similar to other non-incisional stitch methods. We try to correct ptosis through Muller's muscle tucking using the non-incisional stitch method. We think this method could be applied to mild degree ptosis. We hope to report the long-term follow up data of our cases and analysis with more efficient technique in the near future.
Key Words: Blepharoptosis, Eyelid surgery, Stitch method, Muller's muscle tucking


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