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 Soparkar, M.D. , Ph.D. 

Plastic Eye Surgery Associates, PLLC

3730 Kirby, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77098