Minimally invasive brow lifting techniques

Talmage Broadbent, Ali Mohktarzadeh, Andrew Harrison

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Abstract

Purpose of reviewAesthetic concerns about upper eyelid and brow position are very common in ophthalmic practice. Management of brow descent and devolumization requires an approach customized to each patient taking into consideration preoperative examination and patient desires. This article will review several minimally invasive techniques that can be used to address the needs of patients with mild-to-moderate brow ptosis.Recent findingsRecent publications describe and analyse efficacy of several variations of browpexy techniques.SummaryBrowpexy techniques provide a minimally invasive way to provide stabilization and modest elevation of the lateral brow. They can enhance outcomes of upper eyelid surgery in patients with both functional and cosmetic brow ptosis, who desire to avoid the cost and morbidity of more formal brow lifting techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)539-543
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Ophthalmology
Volume28
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2017

Keywords

  • brassiere suture
  • brow ptosis
  • browpexy

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