Delayed periocular hemorrhage after upper blepharoplasty

F. Lawson Grumbine, Sarah W. Deparis, Robert C. Kersten, M. Reza Vagefi

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Abstract

Periocular and orbital hemorrhage are rare complications of blepharoplasty, with a reported incidence of 0.055%. These complications are even less common more than 48 h after surgery. The authors report 2 cases of postoperative hemorrhage 5 and 8 days following uncomplicated upper blepharoplasty in which the initiating factor seems to have been uncontrolled hypertension. Details of the presentation, management and follow-up of each patient are described. These cases serve as an important reminder that patients must be appropriately counseled regarding the postoperative implications of their systemic conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-105
Number of pages3
JournalOrbit
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

Keywords

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Delayed
  • Hemorrhage
  • Orbital

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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    Grumbine, F. L., Deparis, S. W., Kersten, R. C., & Vagefi, M. R. (2015). Delayed periocular hemorrhage after upper blepharoplasty. Orbit, 34(2), 103-105. https://doi.org/10.3109/01676830.2014.950294