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BLEPHAROPLASTY 101
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KISS: A Sensible Approach
to Blepharoplasty
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"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
- Leonardo da Vinci

"Simplicity is . . . not simple."
- Jonathan Ive,
Chief Design Officer, Apple Inc.


The "KISS" in KISS Blepharoplasty has nothing to do with those bite-size pieces of chocolate wrapped in foil, a tender meeting of the lips, or the heavy metal band from the seventies. It's a reference instead to a principle widely revered in science, technology, and business that states that simplicity of design should always be a goal, while nonessential complexity is best avoided.

Or, to say it more directly, "Keep it Simple, Stupid!"

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But why? Is there something wrong with complexity?

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No, there's nothing inherently wrong with complexity per se, just as long as it's really required. Think back to Rube Goldberg's cartoons of those wildly complicated "non-KISS" machines, ultimate examples of complexity created just for the heck of it.

So what does this have to do with blepharoplasty? . . .

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