Ayelet Priel

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BACKGROUND Preliminary experience with the use of hyaluronic acid fillers as a nonsurgical alternative in the management of upper eyelid crease asymmetry and superior sulcus hollowing in Asian patients has proven promising. METHODS This retrospective, interventional case series included seven patients (11 eyes) of various Asian ancestries. All patients(More)
PURPOSE Few studies have focused on the aging changes in the upper eyelid. This study evaluated the differential changes in the nasal and central fat pads of the upper eyelid associated with aging. METHODS In this retrospective, consecutive series, the medical records and photographs of 77 patients were reviewed. The patients were grouped in 7 categories(More)
PURPOSE Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is the standard procedure for the treatment of acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) that can be performed through an external or endonasal approach. Both techniques create a fistula from the lacrimal sac into the nasal cavity via a bony osteotomy. Historically, external DCR has been considered the gold standard;(More)
PURPOSE The use of antimetabolites is well established in ophthalmology with expanded uses still being defined. We describe our experience of antimetabolite use in the reconstruction of severe anophthalmic socket contraction. METHODS Nonrandomized, retrospective case series. The medical records and clinical photographs of 5 patients with severe socket(More)
BACKGROUND Medial canthal degloving injury causes a spectrum of damage to the soft tissues of the nasoorbitoethmoid complex. The authors present a case series of medial canthal degloving injuries and discuss clinical findings and treatment options. METHODS The medical records of nine patients who presented to the University of California, San Diego(More)
PURPOSE Thyroid-related orbitopathy (TRO) is associated with inflammation, expansion of orbital fat, enlargement of extraocular muscles, and optic neuropathy (ON). We examined the effects of orbital decompression on the inflammatory and congestive signs of TRO in patients who underwent emergent orbital decompression. METHODS This retrospective,(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW With the expanding view of the oculofacial surgeon as experts in the realm of aesthetic surgery, familiarity with facial anatomy is essential. The purpose of this review is to present an update on the relevant facial anatomy and its application on rejuvenation. RECENT FINDINGS Numerous studies have redefined facial morphology and(More)
G.G. Massry et al. (eds.), Master Techniques in Blepharoplasty and Periorbital Rejuvenation, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-0067-7_2, © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Key Points The eyes are a central feature of the face, and patients • commonly present for aesthetic rejuvenation of the eyelids and surrounding areas. A detailed comprehension of(More)