Asian Blepharoplasty and the Eyelid Crease with DVD


  • William Chen

This new edition is unique in its exclusive focus on all aspects of Asian blepharoplasty. You'll gain in-depth knowledge and essential understanding of anatomical differences and corresponding techniques for people of varying age and ethnic groups. Thoroughly updated, state-of-the-art coverage spans the latest procedures...from preoperative preparation through operative techniques, outcomes, and postoperative instructions. Step-by-step descriptions of every procedure, lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs and completely redrawn line drawings, provide helpful guidance to help you achieve superior, consistent surgical results. Plus, receive a Bonus DVD-ROM with 20 detailed clinical cases covering both primary and revisional techniques, narrated by Dr. Chen.
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Plastic Surgeons, Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Head and Neck Surgeons


Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7574-1

Table of Contents

1. Historical Considerations

2. Comparative Anatomy of the Eyelids

3. Upper Lid Crease—Terminology and Configurations

4. Preoperative Counseling

5. Suture Ligation Methods

6. External Incision Methods

7. Asian Blepharoplasty Steps: The First Vector

8. The Second Vector—Excision of Preseptal Orbicularis and Septum as a Myocutaneous mini-flap

9. Advanced Concept of Triangular, Trapezoidal and Rectangular Debulking of Eyelid Tissues—Application in Asian Blepharoplasty

10. Optimal Wound Closure and Lid Crease Formation

11. Postoperative Care

12. Suboptimal Results and Parameters of Complications

13. Revision and Correction of Suboptimal Results—Advanced Concepts

14. Primary Cases of Asian Blepharoplasty—Before-and-After

15. Suboptimal Results and Revision Operations

16. The Concept of a Glide Zone as it relates to Upper Lid Crease, Lid Fold and Application in Revisional Blepharoplasty

17. Advanced Concepts: The Beveled Approach and Mid-Lamellar Clearance in Revisional Asian Blepharoplasty

18. Asian Eyelid Surgery: My Thoughts (by Khoo Boo-Chai)

19. Park Z-epicanthoplasty (by Jung Park)

20. Outlook—Challenge in Aesthetic Surgery of the Asian Eyelid

Appendix 1: Pre-1952 Japanese Literature on Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery(in Japanese)

Appendix 2: Modern Literature on Asian Eyelid Surgery (in English)