• Illustration by Christine Gralapp, biomedical illustrator, San Francisco
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    Oculoplastics/Orbit

    The skin-muscle flap technique for lower lid blepharoplasty: The surgeon uses blunt dissection to open the potential space by undermining the orbicularis oculi muscle laterally to medially. Then the muscle is divided, exposing the orbital septum, which is opened to access herniated fat.