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New York/Stuttgart – While an estimated 1.5 million brow and upper eyelid surgery procedures are performed worldwide each year, this book is the first published ophthalmologic text with detailed coverage focused solely on this topic. Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery of the Upper Face: Eyelid Ptosis, Dermatochalasis, and Eyebrow Ptosis by distinguished oculofacial plastic surgeons and educators Michael Burnstine, Steven Dresner, David Samimi, Helen Merritt, and an impressive group of international experts fills a void in the literature. The succinct, richly illustrated text covers classification, anatomy, evaluation, and a wide spectrum of surgical approaches for each condition.

Organized by seven sections and 39 chapters, the book begins with clinical assessment of patients who present with upper eyelid and eyebrow conditions, followed by evidenced-based treatment protocols. All procedural chapters follow a consistent format, enabling readers to classify problems, review surgical steps, and consider key issues associated with each condition and corrective procedure. Mechanical, involutional, neurogenic, myogenic, and syndromic blepharoptoses detailed in Sections 2–6 include etiology, diagnosis, management, and diverse state-of-the-art resection, repair, lift, fill, and augmentation techniques.

Key Features:

  • Each procedural chapter includes an introduction, risks, benefits, informed consent, indications, relative contraindications, a preoperative checklist, required instrumentation, a step-by-step approach for novice surgeons, and refined tips for more nuanced and advanced surgeons.
  • High quality full-color operative photographs enhance knowledge of the most salient operative steps, while before and after photos demonstrate the evidence-based efficacy of each surgery.
  • Chapters focused on brow surgery detail a full range of surgical and nonsurgical approaches—from contouring options and direct elevation to fillers and neuromodulators.

 

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Michael A. Burnstine et al.
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery of the Upper Face – Eyelid Ptosis, Dermatochalasis, and Eyebrow Ptosis”
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2019
288 pp, 538 illustrations
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781626239210
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781626239227
€94.99/$104.99

 

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