Practical Anatomy of the Face and Eyelids: Cosmetic Applications

  • Shubhra Goel
  • Cat Nguyen Burkat
  • Bradley N. Lemke


The evolving shift towards less invasive procedures for aesthetic facial rejuvenation naturally demands a more sophisticated understanding of facial anatomy. The outcome of any surgical or nonsurgical procedure can be optimized with a detailed understanding of the anatomical framework. An artistic and logical appreciation of the anatomical facial structures and their morphological variations is important in choosing and performing any procedure. This chapter highlights the practical anatomy of the upper and midface relevant to oculofacial cosmetic surgery.


Orbicularis Oculus Frontalis Muscle Nasolabial Fold Orbicularis Muscle Corrugator Supercilii 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shubhra Goel
    • 1
  • Cat Nguyen Burkat
    • 2
  • Bradley N. Lemke
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery and AestheticsUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  2. 2.University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  3. 3.Lemke Facial Plastic and Cosmetic SurgeryMadisonUSA

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