superior eyelid

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superior eyelid

[TA]
the superior, larger and more mobile of the two eyelids, which covers most of the anterior surface of the eyeball, including the cornea, when closed; a portion of the lacrimal gland and the aponeurosis of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle extend into it, the muscle opening the closed eye and providing additional elevation when the gaze is directed upward.
Synonym(s): palpebra superior [TA], upper eyelid ☆ , upper lid
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Take a darker brown eye shadow and apply it on the upper lid, close to the upper lashes.
Flap starts from lateral canthus directed semi-circular incision downwards for upper lid defect, canthotomy and cantholysis done, skin and muscle flap rotated to defect and closed primarily.
Normally, the upper lid rests approximately 2mm below the upper limbus when the eye is looking straight ahead; the lower lid normally rests at the lower limbus.
To create a striking upper lid use a black liquid or pencil eyeliner.
It's perfect if you like a fine line to accentuate the lashes on the upper lid for a natural, wideeyed look.
They determined that the most common intervention was gold weight implantation, the postoperative success rate was 90% for upper lid procedures and 75% for lower lid procedures, and lubricant use, lagophthalmos, and keratopathy were significantly reduced postoperatively.
Ptosis, also named as blepharoptosis, is an ocular condition in which the upper lid margin is abnormally lower than its normal location with the eye in primary gaze.
Among their topics are the structural and functional anatomy of the orbital region, requirements for surgery and basic operative techniques, ptosis operation in combination with upper lid blepharoplasty, basic principles of ablative fractional carbon-dioxide laser skin resurfacing, and post-operative complications.
Gradually, over time the lesion had progressed to involve the medial and lateral canthus and the upper lid too and for the last six months, the patient was having complaints of pain and burning sensation of the eye along with persistent redness and watery discharge.
The flap is concealed under the upper lid and is rather inconspicuous.
Add a few swipes of color to your outside tear ducts and the outside of your upper lid for some eye accents.
They removed eyelid tissue from her lower lid and grafted it on the upper lid to close the defect.