Accepted for Publication: March 15, 2011.
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Ichinose, T. Sugimoto, and Tahara. Acquisition of data: Ichinose, I. Sugimoto, Ishinagi, Kuwazuru, and Nagai. Analysis and interpretation of data: Ichinose. Drafting of the manuscript: Ichinose, I. Sugimoto, Ishinagi, Kuwazuru, Nagai, and Tahara. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Sugimoto. Administrative, technical, and material support: Ichinose, I. Sugimoto, Ishinagi, Kuwazuru, and Nagai. Study supervision: T. Sugimoto and Tahara.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Previous Presentations: This study was presented in part at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; April 9-11, 2008; Nagoya, Japan; at the 10th Korea-Japan Congress of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; June 16-18, 2010; Busan, South Korea; and at the 16th Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery; May 22-27, 2011; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Additional Contributions: Ryosuke Fujimori, MD, and colleagues publicized the effectiveness of conventional IBEB among Japanese patients with dermatochalasis.