No-Scar Asian Epicanthoplasty: A Subcutaneous Approach

  title={No-Scar Asian Epicanthoplasty: A Subcutaneous Approach},
  author={M. T. Yen and D. Jordan and R. Anderson},
  journal={Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • M. T. Yen, D. Jordan, R. Anderson
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Purpose: The epicanthal fold is a normal finding in the medial portion of the upper eyelid in many Asians. We describe a simple technique of removing the excess muscle and softening or eliminating the epicanthal fold without making incisions in the medial canthal region, thus avoiding complications such as scarring or web formation Methods: Interventional case series. The subcutaneous epicanthoplasty was performed on all Asian patients undergoing concurrent upper eyelid blepharoplasty or… CONTINUE READING
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