Semin Plast Surg 2007; 21(1): 024-031
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-967744
Copyright © 2007 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

Eyelid Edema

Mirwat S. Sami1 , Charles N.S Soparkar1 , James R. Patrinely1 , Robert N. Tower1
  • 1Plastic Eye Surgery Associates, PLLC, Houston, Texas
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Publication Date:
05 March 2007 (online)


Facial aesthetic surgeons are sometimes challenged by the predicament of diagnosing and managing patients with chronic eyelid edema. Herein we provide a brief review of some of the more common causes of pre- and postoperative eyelid edema, many of which have important systemic implications, and offer management suggestions.


Charles N.S SoparkarM.D. Ph.D. 

Plastic Eye Surgery Associates, PLLC

3730 Kirby, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77098