Facial plast Surg 2013; 29(04): 255-263
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1349365
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Clinical Anatomy of the Periocular Region

Pari N. Shams1, Santiago Ortiz-Pérez2, Naresh Joshi1
  • 1Oculoplastic and Craniofacial Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  • 2Department of Oculoplastic, Institut Clinic Oftalmologia, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
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Publication Date:
24 July 2013 (online)


The aims of this article are twofold: (1) to provide the facial plastic surgeon with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of periocular anatomy including the brow, midface, and temporal region and (2) to highlight important anatomical relationships that must be appreciated in order to achieve the best possible functional and aesthetic surgical outcomes.