Title: Aesthetic blepharoplasty with out skin resection

Ricardo Hoogstra

Plastic Surgery Hospital José María Penna, Argentina


I am 62 years old. I was borned and Live in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1981 i begin my residence of general surgeon. In 1984 Vascular surgery. In 1985 Plastic and reconstrutive surgery. I was chief of plastic surgery of Penna Hospital Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 1995 i begin to work with differents kind of Laser technology. I performed severals meeting about laser, use and security. I research with engineers in laser and anatomopatologys about the best way of using laser. Many M.D around the world come to my clinic in Bs. As. Argentina to get training. Also I flyed to differents countries to traine professors and their staff. I developed new techniques to removed cysts and tumors with out skin removed using laser technology. I finded new treatments for the acne and rosacea using technology I think with my research I can help people to bring solution to difficults diseases until now have very little improvement., also can reduce the skin secuelaes produced for conventional surgeries in many dermatologic patologys.


Aesthetic Blepharoplasty is one of the most frequent procedures. Despite of his simplicity., complications are very frequents also in the hands of very expertise plastic surgeons. The most frequent side effect of upper blepharoplasty is the descend of the eyebrow.,which give to the patient aspect of tireness, sadness and elderness other side effect is the extensive scar. To avoid this kind of complictions since 1995 i began to develope a technique to remove the upper eyelids fat bags through a stab incisión and tightening the upper and lower eyelid skin with carbón dioxide laser. Since 2.016 i began to tihgtening the skin with HIFU alone or assocciated wiht c02 laser.