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    No-stitch blepharoplasty: Revisiting use of tissue adhesive

    Reduced surgical time, infection among advantages but patient selection paramount

     

     

    He reported a 94% success rate with the no-stitch procedure. Analysis of the first and follow-up studies showed a total of 11 gapes and two toxic reactions to the adhesive on two eyelids of one patient.

    Importantly, no infections developed in any patients despite that no antibiotic ointment was used, even those with an adverse effect.

    Allergic reactions are not a major problem with the tissue adhesive, in that an estimated 1% to 2% of patients have a reaction.

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