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Lower Eyelid Extended Blepharoplasty

Article-Lower Eyelid Extended Blepharoplasty

The surgeon's view beneath the skin-muscle flap of a right lower eyelid extended blepharoplasty. The orbicularis retaining ligament (center and right) and orbicularis oculi origin on the face of the maxilla (left) are divided with the CO2 laser. Palpation then verifies release of tethering allowing mobilization of the lower eyelid and upper cheek. (Credit: Jeffrey Schiller, M.D.)

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