Eyelid Surgery

There are a few telltale signs of aging, but nothing a little Botox and dermal fillers can’t help with right? The signs of aging come on gradually and reveal themselves over time, but suddenly, they all seem to converge. That's the bad news. But, thankfully there are ways to help improve them to some extent. Individual results may vary of...

Commonly known as an eyelift or eyelid surgery, blepharoplasty removes the excess skin from the upper eyelids and/or reduces bagginess from the lower eyelids. One or both procedures can be accomplished at the same time. The very best candidates for this surgery are individuals who are in good health, are 35 years of age or older and those who have realistic...

Plastic surgery has continued to evolve in its perception ever since its creation after the first World War. It was once viewed very negatively and as something to hide because it was perceived as being very self-indulgent. Women were the first to jump on the plastic surgery bandwagon, recognizing it as a positive approach to self-esteem and for a better...

A common question women have for our Medical Day Spa is what can be done non-surgically to improve the look of under eye bags and discoloration. The answer to these questions depend on the cause of the bags and/or discoloration. Many times allergies are the culprit when dark circles are the issue. Treating allergies, cold compresses and tannic acid in cold...

To address signs of aging, many of our patients seek eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, or cosmetic injectables such as Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin®, and Dysport® to achieve a more youthful look. Some doctors perform eyelid surgery to eliminate the excess skin and puffy fat pads on the upper and/or lower eyelid that can contribute to an aged, tired appearance. Cosmetic...

You can indeed, change the shape of your eyes through a combination of peri-orbital surgeries including a blepharoplasty and /or brow lift. Asian eyelid surgeries are amongst the most common regarding changing the shape of one’s eyes. However, it is important that any patient consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing any procedure. Make sure you ask to see the...

According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the number of cosmetic procedures for men has increased by more than 106% between 1997 and 2012. The plastic surgeons at Oregon Plastic Surgeons state that there are two main reasons for this increase. 1. Men want to look good. 2. They want to stay competitive in the job market. Men are getting...

A browlift and a blepharoplasty are not always mutually exclusive procedures. They can be done together, however, in some cases neither procedure will address the problem. It begins with a proper evaluation of the eyelid and brow by a plastic surgeon. A browlift is best when the eyebrows have descended to a position below the bone called your orbital rim. Oftentimes...