Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 123–127 | Cite as

Surgical indications for sunken eyelids

  • Benjamin Golcman
  • Henri Friedhofer
  • Moris Anger
  • Ronaldo Golcman
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Abstract

Although blepharoplasty is not the recommended procedure for patients with sunken upper eyelids, the authors have used the procedure successfully in several patients. Postoperatively, the appearance of these patients is similar to other patients undergoing blepharoplasty.

Key words

Blepharoplasty Sunken eyelids 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Golcman
    • 1
  • Henri Friedhofer
    • 1
  • Moris Anger
    • 1
  • Ronaldo Golcman
    • 1
  1. 1.São PaoloBrasil

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