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Dermatochalasis

MedGen UID:
488892
Concept ID:
C0423124
Anatomical Abnormality; Finding
Synonyms: Baggy eyes; Droopy eyelid skin; Excess skin of eyelid; Extra eyelid skin; Eyelid dermatochalasia; Hooding of eyelids; Redundant eyelid skin
SNOMED CT: Dermatochalasis (246815009); Excess skin of eyelid (246815009)
 
HPO: HP:0010750

Definition

Loss of elasticity of the upper and lower eyelids causing the skin to sag and bulge. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Paasch U, Zidane M, Baron JM, Bund T, Cappius HJ, Drosner M, Feise K, Fischer T, Gauglitz G, Gerber PA, Grunewald S, Herberger K, Jung A, Karsai S, Kautz G, Philipp C, Schädel D, Seitz AT, Nast A
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2022 Sep;20(9):1248-1267. Epub 2022 Sep 13 doi: 10.1111/ddg.14879. PMID: 36098675
Damasceno RW, Avgitidou G, Belfort R Jr, Dantas PE, Holbach LM, Heindl LM
Arq Bras Oftalmol 2015 Sep-Oct;78(5):328-31. doi: 10.5935/0004-2749.20150087. PMID: 26466237
Karesh JW
Facial Plast Surg 1994 Apr;10(2):185-201. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1064569. PMID: 7995536

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Katircioglu YA, Celik T, Acar DD, Burcu A
Int Ophthalmol 2023 Sep;43(9):3199-3206. Epub 2023 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s10792-023-02720-3. PMID: 37184806
Seyyar SA, Tokuc EO
Int Ophthalmol 2023 Mar;43(3):749-756. Epub 2022 Aug 29 doi: 10.1007/s10792-022-02474-4. PMID: 36036327
Eid L, Tsirbas A
Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Mar 1;147(3):604-607. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007633. PMID: 33620928
Sinha KR, Al Shaker S, Yeganeh A, Moreno T, Rootman DB
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):85-90. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001178. PMID: 30124610
Vij A, Bergfeld WF
Clin Dermatol 2015 Mar-Apr;33(2):217-26. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2014.10.013. PMID: 25704941

Diagnosis

Kitay AM, Chaloupka K
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 2022 Apr;239(4):404-408. Epub 2022 Apr 26 doi: 10.1055/a-1771-5759. PMID: 35472779
Khanna S, Phelps PO
Dis Mon 2020 Oct;66(10):101037. Epub 2020 Jul 1 doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2020.101037. PMID: 32622676
Sinha KR, Al Shaker S, Yeganeh A, Moreno T, Rootman DB
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):85-90. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001178. PMID: 30124610
Vij A, Bergfeld WF
Clin Dermatol 2015 Mar-Apr;33(2):217-26. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2014.10.013. PMID: 25704941
Karesh JW
Facial Plast Surg 1994 Apr;10(2):185-201. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1064569. PMID: 7995536

Therapy

Khanna S, Phelps PO
Dis Mon 2020 Oct;66(10):101037. Epub 2020 Jul 1 doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2020.101037. PMID: 32622676
Bayrak SB, Kriet JD, Humphrey CD
Facial Plast Surg 2018 Oct;34(5):497-504. Epub 2018 Oct 8 doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1672148. PMID: 30296802
Branham GH
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2016 May;24(2):129-38. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2015.12.004. PMID: 27105798
Hahn S, Holds JB, Couch SM
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2016 May;24(2):119-27. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2016.01.002. PMID: 27105797
Alster TS, Lupton JR
Dermatol Clin 2001 Jul;19(3):453-66. doi: 10.1016/s0733-8635(05)70286-2. PMID: 11599402

Prognosis

Eid L, Tsirbas A
Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Mar 1;147(3):604-607. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007633. PMID: 33620928
Cantisani C, Amori P, Vitiello G, Tirant M, Thuong VN, Lotti T, Matovic D, Hajzler ZP, Vojvodic A
Dermatol Ther 2019 Nov;32(6):e13119. Epub 2019 Nov 19 doi: 10.1111/dth.13119. PMID: 31606942
Sinha KR, Al Shaker S, Yeganeh A, Moreno T, Rootman DB
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):85-90. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001178. PMID: 30124610
Ko AC, Korn BS, Kikkawa DO
Surv Ophthalmol 2017 Mar-Apr;62(2):190-202. Epub 2016 Sep 28 doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2016.09.002. PMID: 27693312
Vij A, Bergfeld WF
Clin Dermatol 2015 Mar-Apr;33(2):217-26. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2014.10.013. PMID: 25704941

Clinical prediction guides

Katircioglu YA, Celik T, Acar DD, Burcu A
Int Ophthalmol 2023 Sep;43(9):3199-3206. Epub 2023 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s10792-023-02720-3. PMID: 37184806
Seyyar SA, Tokuc EO
Int Ophthalmol 2023 Mar;43(3):749-756. Epub 2022 Aug 29 doi: 10.1007/s10792-022-02474-4. PMID: 36036327
Abdollahimajd F, Beheshti M, Moravvej H
J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Jun;21(6):2550-2558. Epub 2021 Sep 14 doi: 10.1111/jocd.14418. PMID: 34520602
Cantisani C, Amori P, Vitiello G, Tirant M, Thuong VN, Lotti T, Matovic D, Hajzler ZP, Vojvodic A
Dermatol Ther 2019 Nov;32(6):e13119. Epub 2019 Nov 19 doi: 10.1111/dth.13119. PMID: 31606942
Barsegian A, Botwinick A, Reddy HS
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Mar/Apr;34(2):151-154. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000903. PMID: 28353471

Recent systematic reviews

Kim KK, Granick MS, Baum GA, Beninger F, Cahill KV, Donnelly KC, Kaidi AA, Kang AS, Loeding L, Loyo M, Patel PA, Roostaeian J, Taghva GH, Varkarakis GM
Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 Aug 1;150(2):419e-434e. Epub 2022 Jul 27 doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000009329. PMID: 35895522

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