Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Wendy Lee, David B. Samimi

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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
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery: Step 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)

Cite this

Lee, W., & Samimi, D. B. (2012). Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty. In Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step (pp. 228-232). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118412633.ch31