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Journal of the Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2010;16(2):64-71.
Published online June 1, 2010.
Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty in Aged Persons.
Sung Yul Ahn
Ahn Sung Yul Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, Korea. pscliahn@hotmail.com
Nowadays, upper eyelid blepharoplasty is one of the most commonly practiced aesthetic operations. Different from double-fold operations mainly performed in teenagers or early twenties, the upper eyelid blepharoplasty is mainly performed in aged persons for rejuvenation by resecting an excess of skin, muscle and fat around the periorbita to enhance the eyebrow decent by sub-brow resection due to drooping of the lateral eyebrow. In addition, the upper eyelid blepharoplasty in aged persons who are often accompanied with the blepharoptosis caused by dehiscence or stretching of the aponeurosis itself to the tarsus and by non-delivery of contractile power to upper eyelid needs tucking of the levator aponeurosis and suturing the reversed septum to orbicularis oculi muscle to the inferior flap.
Key Words: Blepharoplasty, Aged, Eyelids, Rejuvenation, Blepharoptosis

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