Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Wendy W. Lee, David B. Samimi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Upper eyelid blepharoplasty is a common oculoplastic procedure used to remove excess tissue from the upper lids. This procedure can be used functionally to improve the superior visual field of a patient, or it can be performed cosmetically to enhance a patient's appearance. This chapter will discuss upper eyelid blepharoplasty, from preoperative assessment, surgical procedure, postoperative care, and potential complications involved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012


  • Blepharoplasty
  • Dermatochalasis
  • Eyelid
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Upper eyelid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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