Oculofacial plastic surgery blog

Treating Nasolabial Folds

Published on October 13, 2017
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As we age, our skin begins to lose its strength and elasticity and we slowly lose facial volume. This causes noticeable facial folds to form. Some of the most noticeable facial folds are the nasolabial folds, which extend from the

What Can Belotero Balance Do for Me?

Published on October 6, 2017
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Belotero Balance is an FDA-approved cosmetic dermal filler that is capable of softening the wrinkles and fine lines that have been etched into your face by time. It can be used to treat areas all across the face, and the

What Is a Stye?

Published on September 29, 2017
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Have you noticed a pimple-like bump forming on your eyelid? These bumps are known as styes. They form due to a bacterial infection that has occurred in either the follicle of one of the eyelashes or in one of the

Enhancing Your Chin and Jawline with a Liquid Chin Augmentation Procedure

Published on September 14, 2017
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Are you unhappy with the appearance of your chin? Both men and women can greatly benefit from having a well-defined chin and jawline. Unfortunately, you do not have control over the shape your chin and jaw develop into. In addition

The Techniques Used During Upper-Eyelid Blepharoplasty to Deliver Natural-Looking Results

Published on September 1, 2017
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Upper-eyelid blepharoplasty is the ideal procedure for patients who feel like their eyes have an aged appearance or a constantly worn-out look. However, many patients who are bothered by the aged appearance of their eyes are often concerned with how

What Can I Do About the Bags Under My Eyes?

Published on August 25, 2017
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Do you have noticeable bags under your eyes that are giving you a constant tired appearance? This is a common issue caused by the presence of excess fat under the lower eyelids. The presence of fat is normal around the

Correcting Sun Spots with an IPL Photofacial

Published on August 10, 2017
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Healthy-looking skin and an even complexion enhance the beauty of your face. Unfortunately, there are a lot of factors that can diminish the beauty of your skin. The sun can be especially damaging to your skin. Exposure to sunlight can

Kybella Is the Solution to Your Double-Chin Problem

Published on August 7, 2017
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The appearance of your chin can be altered by just a small amount of fat accumulation. Once a bulge of fat starts to form in the area under your chin, it can be immediately noticeable to you and those around

The Danger of Tearing Disorders

Published on July 28, 2017
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Tearing disorders can occur for multiple reasons. They can be the result of a genetic issue or trauma, or they can occur because of an obstruction in the tear ducts. Tearing disorders can cause a number of issues. Some people

Tracking Changes in Your Eyelid Lump

Published on July 13, 2017
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Eyelid lumps and bumps are a common issue, but that does not mean they should be ignored or taken lightly. The eyelid skin is very thin and delicate, so any issue that may occur with them should be thoroughly examined.