Eyebrow reconstruction

Orbit. 2017 Oct;36(5):273-284. doi: 10.1080/01676830.2017.1337171. Epub 2017 Jul 12.


This is a systematic review of eyebrow reconstruction options, using the PubMed database, as well as dermatology and plastic surgery texts. Eyebrow reconstruction options in various clinical scenarios (small, large, medial, lateral, and total defects) are presented. The goals of eyebrow reconstruction are to provide structural, functional, and aesthetic restoration. A good understanding of various eyebrow reconstruction techniques is essential for plastic, dermatologic, and oculoplastic surgeons.

Keywords: Eyebrow; flap; graft; hair transplantation; reconstruction.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Systematic Review

MeSH terms

  • Eyebrows*
  • Hair / transplantation
  • Humans
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures*
  • Plastic Surgery Procedures / methods*
  • Skin Transplantation
  • Surgical Flaps