Dr. Michael Yaremchuk was recently invited as faculty to the 9th Annual Atlanta Oculoplastic Symposium held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Atlanta, GA on January 21st, 2016. The Symposium was hosted by the South Eastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Yaremchuk has been a frequent lecturer and panelist at this symposium since its inception.
The topics he lectured on this year are:
Elevating the Lid Margin- Different Strokes for Different Folks
In this lecture Dr. Yaremchuk described various surgical techniques employed to restore a natural and aesthetically pleasing lower eyelid. Lower eyelid malposition may occur as a result of hereditary, senile, paralytic, traumatic or iatrogenic causes. In all these cases surgical correction is required to prevent complications associated with this. The Aesthetic Goal is to restore the attributes of the palpebral fissure.
14 Cases were presented each representing a unique and challenging patient issue. The techniques used included:
Here is an example of a patient the presented to Dr. Yaremchuk with Lower Lid descent after Blepharoplasty (Above). The normal shape and height of the lower lid was restored with a Subperiosteal Midface lift and Bridge of Bone Canthopexy (Below).