Oculofacial plastic surgery blog

Orbital Fractures

Published on January 12, 2018
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The bony socket of the skull where the eye rests is known as the orbit. Its function is to hold the eye in place and to protect the eye and the muscles, nerves, and blood vessels connected to it. The

Understanding What Upper-Eyelid Surgery Can Do for You

Published on January 5, 2018
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Before undergoing upper-eyelid surgery, it is important that you have realistic expectations regarding your results. It is also important that you understand what the procedure can and cannot address. In general, individuals who are unhappy with the appearance of their

Botox: How Long Until I See My Full Results?

Published on December 29, 2017
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If you have crow’s feet, vertical neck bands, smile lines, or forehead wrinkles, you may be interested in receiving Botox injections. Botox injections are capable of smoothing away the unsightly lines and wrinkles on your face with ease. One of

Have You Noticed a Change In Your Eyelid Lesion?

Published on December 15, 2017
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Eyelid lesions can form for a number of reasons. Sometimes, these lesions do not present any immediate danger, but they still should be examined by a medical professional. Even after you have had it examined, you should still have the

What Can I Do About My Undereye Bags?

Published on December 7, 2017
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Is the beauty of your eyes being diminished by puffy undereye bags? Undereye bags rob your eyes of their youthful and vibrant appearance and can give you a constantly tired appearance that won’t go away no matter how much rest

Dry Eyes Are Common After Eyelid Surgery

Published on November 22, 2017
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Eyelid surgery is an excellent option for addressing sagging upper eyelids, eliminating noticeable bags under the eyes, and restoring the overall beauty of your eyes. The eyes and the surrounding tissues are very delicate, so if you are considering undergoing

How We Treat Spider Veins

Published on November 9, 2017
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The term “spider veins” refers to clusters of small blood vessels that are blue, red, or purple in color. They commonly form on areas like the legs, thighs, and face. Factors like pregnancy, weight gain, hormonal imbalances, and sun exposure

What Is Thyroid Eye Disease?

Published on November 6, 2017
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Have you been experiencing eye pain, dryness, impaired vision, a feeling of tightness in the eyes, or a swelling of the orbital tissue? These symptoms are a sign of a serious condition known as thyroid eye disease that can have

Preparing the Fat for the Facial Fat Transfer Procedure

Published on October 30, 2017
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Facial fat grafting is an excellent procedure for restoring subtle amounts of volume to the face that help to enhance its natural contours and maintain its youthful beauty. In order to perform the procedure, the fat must first be extracted

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