Regarding blepharoplasty, which of the following statements about the normal Caucasian eye is incorrect?a. The lateral canthal angle is normally about 2mm superior to the medial angle giving the eyelids a slightly upward flare
Typically the eyelid crease measures more in men than women. This statement is incorrect; the eyelid crease is significantly less in men than women (7-8mm vs 10-12mm), which must be accounted for when planning surgery. The lower lid retractors consist of the capsulopalpebral fascia and the inferior tarsal muscle, and their cutaneous insertion forms the lower lid crease. It is important to know the normal position of the eyelid margins and the eye.