Blepharoplasty Risks: What They Are & How To Minimize Them

Blepharoplasty, also referred to as an eyelid lift, can address the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both sets of eyelids. Generally, it corrects sagging and extra skin on or around the eyelids associated with aging. As you age, the skin and muscles around the eyes can weaken and stretch, contributing to this sagging, older appearance. […]

Who Are The Best Candidates For Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty, also called eyelid surgery, can treat the upper, lower, or both sets of eyelids. It typically removes excess skin and fat to diminish the signs of aging and a heavy, tired look. In some cases, it can resolve vision issues caused by sagging eyelids. How do you know if you are among best candidates […]

The Most Common Causes Of Eyelid Sagging

Sagging of the eyelids, also known as eyelid ptosis, is a cosmetic problem that can have medical causes or consequences. In the most extreme cases, it can hinder or block eyesight. A blepharoplasty surgery can correct sagging of the eyelids with a limited recovery. But, what causes droopy eyelids? Among the two most common causes […]

Combining Facial Plastic Surgeries Can Improve Your Results

Many patients who come in seeking a facelift, eyelid surgery, or other facial plastic surgery are often interested in more than procedure or could benefit from more than one. There is a common misconception that each facial plastic surgery must be a separate surgery. However, this is fundamentally not true. Most facial plastic surgery procedures […]

The Unknown Benefit Of Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a procedure designed to remove sagging skin and fat on and around the eyelids. It is known for providing a dramatic improvement in appearance that other people often cannot pinpoint. Other than making you look younger, blepharoplasty may have an added side benefit: vision improvement. Sagging skin and fat can […]

Men And Women Age Differently: Here’s How

It is commonly accepted that men and women mature at different rates, at least early on in life. However, this same imbalance continues throughout our lives. Beyond major differences seen in menopause, men’s and women’s faces age differently as well.  Due to increased testosterone levels, male skin is thicker and therefore less susceptible to the […]

How a Browlift made a significant impact: One patient’s story

      When age starts to make your eyebrows sag, you may get used to hearing that you” look angry”, “worried” or “tired”.   Cindy used to always have that problem.  Friends now tell her, “You look so amazing.”   Visual field loss, angry, tired, appearance.       Cindy was a widow at 70 […]

What is More Invasive..a Browlift or Upper Blephroplasty?

 Andi P in Pennsylvaasks: What is More Invasive- a brow lift or upper blepharoplasty?   Thanks! There are a number of different types of brow lift procedures.  Most of the brow lift procedures would likely be categorized as more invasive than a standard upper blepharoplasty.  Upper blepharoplasty is a simple procedure whereby skin and a small component of […]