State of the art in Blepharoplasty

From Surgery to the Avoidance of Complications

  • Paraskevas Kontoes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book


This book focuses on the surgical procedure for aesthetically correcting ageing defects of the eyelids. After a brief introduction and a section on the anatomy of the periorbital area, the latest innovative techniques are described in detail with the aid of high-quality images. The author also presents his laser-assisted blepharoplasty technique. The second part of the book provides an overview of the most common complications in blepharoplasty, and how to avoid them . In addition it guides readers through the treatment of complications. The application  of the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT) popularised by the author, a useful tool to avoid and correct complications, is also presented in details.  The inclusion of results, advantages, disadvantages, potential complications, tips and tricks make this book a valuable resource for plastic surgeons performing blepharoplasty.


Periorbital rejuvenation Laser conventional Complications Single Suture Traction Technique Eyelid surgery Canthopexy

Authors and affiliations

  • Paraskevas Kontoes
    • 1
  1. 1.Plastic Aesthetic and Laser Surgery DepartmentHygeia Hospital and DrK Medical GroupAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-52641-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-52642-3
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