Asian Blepharoplasty – An Overview

@article{Chee2011AsianB,
  title={Asian Blepharoplasty – An Overview},
  author={Elaine W L Chee and Chai Teck Choo},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2011},
  volume={30},
  pages={58 - 61}
}
Asian blepharoplasty has evolved over the years as greater understanding of the differences between the Asian and Caucasian eyelid anatomy has led to the development of modified techniques for upper lid blepharoplasty. The aim of Asian upper blepharoplasty is to create a pleasing and permanent upper lid crease. This article reviews the differences in the anatomy and the various techniques currently employed. 
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