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Lower Eyelid Fat Repositioning Photos
(Arcus Marginalis Release)
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Surgery photos

1. Incision made through conjunctiva
(transconjunctival approach)

2. Eyelid's orbital fat exposed

3. Creation of uniform fat flap

4. Orbital septum opened at "arcus marginalis"

5. Creation of periosteal pocket over the bone

6. Sutures in the fat to be repositioned

7. Suture needle passing into a periosteal pocket.

8. Suture needle exiting the skin surface

9. Fat repositioned into upper cheek hollow.

10. Sutures tied on cheek

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