Traditional Lower Blepharoplasty: Is Additional Support Necessary? A 30-Year Review.

@article{Maffi2011TraditionalLB,
  title={Traditional Lower Blepharoplasty: Is Additional Support Necessary? A 30-Year Review.},
  author={Terry R. Maffi and Shiliang Chang and Jack A. Friedland},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={265-73}
}
BACKGROUND Several refinements have been made in lower eyelid rejuvenation, and there is now strong belief that the traditional approach places too little emphasis on lower eyelid support. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively review the 30-year experience of the senior author (J.A.F.) performing primary lower blepharoplasty by the traditional approach and to determine the complication rate when lower lid-tightening procedures were not performed concomitantly. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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