A R Pimentel de Figueiredo

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to report a transcutaneous lower eyelid blepharoplasty procedure where different amounts of skin and orbicularis oculi muscle are excised and where skin and muscle are redraped (tightened) separately. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective non-consecutive small case-series of patients undergoing lower eyelid(More)
BACKGROUND To provide new and to summarize published data on endolacrimal surgery with Piffaretti's trephines, in particular in patients having patent lacrimal drainage system (syringing) and epiphora resistant to medical treatments. PATIENTS AND METHODS From two tertiary referral centers (Basel/Switzerland; Belo Horizonte/Brazil), 126 patients undergoing(More)
Background. Report of three cases of medial upper eyelid lagophthalmos as complication of external dacryocystorhinostomy. History and Signs. Shortly after dacryocystorhinostomy (skin incision on the side of the nose), three of ten consecutive patients (28 ± 4 years; mean ± standard deviation), presented with an ipsilateral lagophthalmos of 4 ± 1 mm in(More)
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