The Ophthalmology Unit, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.
The Ophthalmology Department, SarawakGeneralHospital,
Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Photo by Professor Chua
This young woman has absent skin creases of
the upper eyelid and requested for creation of upper eyelid skin creases to
make her eyes more animated. An incision approach was performed and the skin
creases were set at 7mm (which is the height of her tarsal plates). To avoid
drastically changing her facial appearance, the epicanthal folds were not
Bilateral absent skin creases
2 weeks after the creation of upper
eyelid skin creases. Chloramphenicol and hydrocorisone cream
were applied to her upper eyelid to
reduce post-operative swelling.