Asian Blepharoplasty and the Eyelid Crease, 4th Edition
- Revised throughout with updated case examples, select new patient photos, and updated coverage based on the recent literature.
- Eight new chapters, including Visual, Physiological and Aesthetic Factors Affecting Outcome in Asian Blepharoplasty; Techniques, Principles, and Benchmarks in Asian Blepharoplasty; Depth of Upper Lid Crease Construction in Asian Blepharoplasty; Ratios and Proportions in Double-Eyelid Segments; The Eyelid Crease Height, Depth, and Shape, Failure Analysis in Asian Blepharoplasty; Failure Analysis in Asian Blepharoplasty; An Intraoperative Primer: Paths, Pitfalls, and Solutions in Asian Blepharoplasty (Incisional Methods), and A Deeper Interpretation of the Asian Blepharoplasty Technique of Trapezoidal Debulking and Clearance of Preaponeurotic Space.
- Contains a new paradigm of scoring suboptimal findings based on eyelid crease height, depth, and crease shape, providing realistic assessment and comparison.
- Step-by-step instructions for optimizing the biodynamics for eyelid crease formation; how to eliminate the prominent medial upper lid fold; removing tissues as a trapezoidal block using minimized steps; and much more.
- Expanded guidance on managing complications integrated throughout, with surgical pearls and summative boxes where relevant.
- High-quality, full-color artwork shows three-dimensional representations of key anatomy and procedural steps.
- Extensive collection of case studies, with before and after patient photos; plus practice worksheets, appendix tables, comprehensive references, and pearls and pitfalls throughout.
- Features a comprehensive video program including 18 primary surgery cases, 12 revisional surgery cases, 10 “short step” videos, 6 concept videos, and 22 edited compilations of video clips depicting how to approach each procedural step across a range of patient cases.
- An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
1. What is an Upper Lid Crease?
2. Historical Considerations
3. Anatomy of the Upper Lid
4. The Eyelid Crease: Goals and Benchmarks
5. Consultation and Counselling
6. Suture Ligation Method
7. External Incision Methods
8. Asian Blepharoplasty I (The First Vector)
9. Asian Blepharoplasty II (The Second Vector)
10. Asian Blepharoplasty III (Factors that influence Outcome)
11. Concept of Triangular, Trapezoidal and Rectangular Debulking---Application in Upper Blepharoplasty
12. Optimal Closure and Management of Wound Healing
13. Primary Asian Blepharoplasty Results (Before and After)
14. Suboptimal Factors
15. Revision Parameters
16. Revisions in Suboptimal Cases
17. Advanced Concept of a Glide Zone as it relates to Upper Lid Crease, Lid Fold, and Application in Asian Blepharoplasty
18. Advanced: Beveled Approach and Mid-Lamellar Clearance in Revisional Asian Blepharoplasty
19. Advanced: Angle of Observation, Crease Height, and its effects on Clinical Outcome of Upper Blepharoplasty
20. Advanced: Tarsal Tilt and its effects in Normal and Abnormal Clinical Conditions
21. The Effect of High Anchoring of Crease, Faden Effect, and use of buried sutures
22. Advanced: Summary of Eyelid Crease Factors
23. Advanced Concept of the Eyelid Crease as a stringed series of unipoints
24. Asian Eyelid Surgery: Thoughts
25. Treatment of Medial Upper Lid Fold and the fog surrounding epicanthoplasty
26. Novel technique, Challenges and Outlook for the future in Aesthetic Surgery of the Asian eye
William P. Chen, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles; Senior Attending Surgeon, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance; Private Practice, Long Beach and Newport Beach, California