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Question 6#Print Question

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
b. The highest point of the upper lid margin is just medial to the central papillary axis
c. Typically the eyelid crease measures more in men than women
d. The lower eyelid rests at the inferior limbus and its lowest point is just lateral to the pupil
e. The lower lid crease is formed by the insertion of lower eyelid retractors into the skin at this point


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Which of the following is not true for a patient seeking lower lid blepharoplasty?

a. A Schirmer I test showing less than 10mm at 5 minutes would be a relative contra-indication
b. A ‘snap’ test should always be performed
c. Excess skin below the level of the orbital margin is usually corrected by lower lid blepharoplasty
d. Blindness is a rare but recognized complication
e. Hamra’s procedure redistributes the fat rather than excising it


Question 8#Print Question

Which of the following techniques of facelift has the highest rate of facial nerve damage?

a. Subcutaneous plane
b. Deep plane
c. Minimal access cranial suspension (MACS) lift
d. Sub-superficial musculo-aponeurotic system (SMAS)
e. Subperiosteal


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Which of the following combined procedures is most appropriate:

  1. Aggressive midface lift with minimal lower blepharoplasty excision.
  2. Aggressive midface lift with aggressive lower blepharoplasty excision.
  3. Brow lift first followed by upper blepharoplasty.
  4. Upper blepharoplasty first followed by brow lift.
a. 1, 2 and 3 are correct
b. 1 and 3 are correct
c. 2 and 4 are correct
d. 4 only is correct
e. None is correct


Question 10#Print Question

Which of the following techniques of brow lift has the highest rate of skin necrosis?

a. Subgaleal
b. Subperiosteal
c. Subcutaneous
d. Subepidermal
e. None of the above




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