Upper blepharoplasty

Sarah A. Eidelson, Seth Thaller

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Upper blepharoplasty is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgical procedures. It can improve both form and function of a patient’s eyelids. The following chapter describes, in detail, the indications, preoperative markings, key intraoperative steps, and postoperative care of an upper blepharoplasty. This can be done in one’s office under local anesthesia, or under MAC or general anesthesia depending on comfort and preference of both the surgeon and patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Dermatochalasis
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eyelid reconstruction
  • Oculoplastic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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