Immediate reaction to lidocaine with periorbital edema during upper blepharoplasty.


INTRODUCTION Blepharoplasty is the fourth most commonly performed cosmetic surgery in the US, with 207,000 operations in 2014. Lidocaine is the preferred anesthetic agent for blepharoplasty. PRESENTATION OF CASE We describe the unusual case of acute periorbital edema following local anesthesia with lidocaine for upper blepharoplasty. At present, only two… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.01.002

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