Archives Classic: A Contemporary Perspective
Sept/Oct 2010

Retrospective Review of Transconjunctival Sub–Orbicularis Oculi Pad Lift Blepharoplasty

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Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2010;12(5):349-351. doi:10.1001/archfacial.2010.55

Transconjunctival Sub–Orbicularis Oculi Fat (SOOF) Pad Lift Blepharoplasty: A New Technique for the Effacement of Nasojugal Deformity

Freeman MSArch Facial Plast Surg. 2000;2(1):16-21

Many techniques have been described in the literature to improve nasojugal deformity. As is typically the case when there are several different techniques to improve the same problem, none of these approaches has stood the test of time and become favored. The transconjunctival sub–orbicularis oculi fat (SOOF) pad lift blepharoplasty is a new approach that I [M.S.F.] have used for more than 18 months in 64 patients. The technique has proved reliable and safe and yields excellent results that persist over time.

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