Cosmetic transcutaneous lower blepharoplasty results in temporarily dry, tearful eyes

Cosmetic transcutaneous lower blepharoplasty affected ocular surface and tear fluid, resulting in temporary dryness, tearful eyes and chemosis, according to study findings.The prospective, observational case series study included 60 eyes of 30 patients who underwent primary cosmetic transcutaneous lower blepharoplasty. All patients completed the Ocular Surface Disease Index questionnaire and underwent tear film break-up time measurements and Schirmer testing preoperatively and at 1 week, 1 month and 3 months postoperatively.

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