Preoperative evaluation for periorbital surgery

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An effective preoperative evaluation is critical to the success of aesthetic surgery for the periorbital region. This review emphasizes important history questions and examination techniques, including advice for the nonophthalmologist surgeon, to help avoid ocular complications. Aesthetic surgery of the periocular area is a rewarding endeavor for both the patient and surgeon. Proper preoperative evaluation helps to avoid some of the pitfalls of operating in this delicate area and increases the likelihood of a positive outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 21 2013


  • aesthetic surgery
  • eyelid surgery
  • periorbital surgery
  • preoperative evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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