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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 120-122

Treatment of persistent chemosis after upper lid blepharoplasty by hand-held fine-tip cautery: Report of a case


Ocular Tissue Engineering Research Center; Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abbas Bagheri
Labbafinejad Medical Center, Boostan 9 Street, Pasdaran Avenue, Tehran 16666
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/meajo.MEAJO_218_18

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Persistent chemosis is an uncommon complication of blepharoplasty, and its treatment is challenging. Herein, the authors report a case of persistent chemosis after a cosmetic upper lid blepharoplasty and present a simple, noninvasive, inexpensive, and successful method of treatment that uses hand-held cautery.


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