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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 265–269 | Cite as

A new method for tightening the orbicularis oculi muscles during blepharoplasty

  • David W. Foerster
Article

Abstract

Long-term results in 248 patients who underwent electrocoagulation to tighten the orbicular muscles of the eyes have proved that the technique is not only safe but highly satisfactory.

Key words

Blepharoplasty electrocoagulation orbicular muscles of the eye muscle tightening 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • David W. Foerster
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  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryBaptist Medical Center of OklahomaOklahoma City

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