Tear trough and palpebromalar groove in young versus elderly adults: a sectional anatomy study.

@article{Yang2013TearTA,
  title={Tear trough and palpebromalar groove in young versus elderly adults: a sectional anatomy study.},
  author={Chao Yang and Peipei Zhang and Xin Xing},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 4},
  pages={796-808}
}
BACKGROUND The tear trough and palpebromalar groove are of increasing interest to plastic surgeons, but their mechanisms of formation remain unclear. This study evaluated the anatomical foundation for tear trough and palpebromalar groove. METHODS Sagittal dissection and layered dissection were performed on 20 elderly cadaveric hemifaces with obvious tear troughs and palpebromalar grooves and on 16 young cadaveric hemifaces without obvious tear troughs and palpebromalar grooves. Cross… CONTINUE READING