Medical Lasers; Engineering, Basic Research, and Clinical Application 2018; 7(1): 38-40  
Improvement of Infraorbital Laxity and Wrinkles by Combined Use of Microfocused Ultrasound and Absorbable Polydioxanone Threads in a Post-Blepharoplasty Patient
Nark-Kyoung Rho, Sung Tae Chung
Cheongdam Leaders Dermatology Clinic, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Nark-Kyoung Rho, Cheongdam Leaders Dermatology Clinic 409, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06014, Korea, Tel.: +82-2-2088-7828, Fax: +82-2-2088-7829, E-mail: rhonark@hanmail.net
Received: June 22, 2018; Accepted: June 24, 2018; Published online: June 30, 2018.
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Abstract
There are limitations to the conventional transconjunctival lower orbital fat removal surgery in subjects with severe infraorbital laxity. This may be because the reduction of orbital fat volume does not provide sufficient improvement of age-related skin laxity and wrinkles. Post-surgical adjuvant non-surgical procedures may be required in this subset of patients. This case report describes a successful infraorbital rejuvenation using an approach that combined microfocused ultrasound and absorbable thread in an old post-blepharoplasty patient whose surgical outcome was not satisfactory.
Keywords: Infraorbital fat pads; Infraorbital laxity; Microfocused ultrasound; Polydioxanone thread; Transconjunctival blepharoplasty


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