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What are the advantages of laser techniques in blepharoplasty?

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Short-pulsed laser cuts through tissue with limited surrounding thermal damage, resulting in less scarring. It provides excellent hemostasis, which can shorten surgical time and lessen postoperative bruising and swelling. It is also quick and causes less sensory nerve stimulation. Laser blepharoplasty addresses several of the major signs of periorbital aging that are not improved by […]

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What are laser techniques used in blepharoplasty?

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Various lasers have been designed for use in blepharoplasty, but the carbon dioxide (CO2) laser has gained the most popularity. Laser resurfacing of the periorbital region also can be performed by a variety of lasers. Reference: Biesman BS: Lasers play a useful role in periorbital incisional surgery. Derm Surg 26:883-886, 2000.

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