Upper Eyelid Reconstruction Workup

Updated: Dec 06, 2021
  • Author: Maurice M Khosh, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Standard preoperative testing of cardiopulmonary function and blood parameters is necessary to avoid increased risk associated with a surgical procedure.


Imaging Studies

Imaging studies such as CT scan or MRI may be necessary to plan surgical excision of a tumor. They also may aid in predicting the extent of the defect and the availability of adjacent tissues for reconstruction.


Other Tests

Prior to surgical reconstruction of the upper eyelid, an evaluation by an ophthalmologist is indicated to determine visual acuity, lacrimation, and extraocular movement.