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Category Archives: Eyelids

What Is Blepharoplasty, and When Should You Consider It?

Do you have droopy or sagging eyelids? Does it interfere with your vision? Does it make you look older? There is an answer to these problems. Blepharoplasty is the medical term for cosmetic eyelid surgery. There are several different reasons you might want to consider blepharoplasty, but first it is important to understand what it is and when it is appropriate.

What Is Blepharoplasty?

When a surgeon performs a blepharoplasty, they remove excess skin and tissue from the upper eyelid. Sometimes both the upper lid and the lower lid are treated. Incisions are made along the eyelid to remove the excess tissue, either using a very thin scalpel or radiosurgery. While blepharoplasty is often considered an elective surgery, problems with peripheral vision due to drooping eyelids can make it necessary. Continue Reading

The Effects of Aging on Your Eyelids

Aging can affect your appearance in a number of ways, but one of the most obvious is the eyelids. When your eyes appear tired due to sagging or wrinkles, it can add years to your appearance. Correcting these problems is a fairly simple procedure with little downtime that can greatly improve your overall appearance. Here… Continue Reading

The Truth About Eyelid Tumors

When a bump or nodule appears on your eyelid, you may think at first that it is a stye or some type of eye infection. When you hear the word tumor, it often brings up fears of cancer and all that goes with it. However, eyelid tumors are often very easily treated and may not… Continue Reading

Most Common Types of Eyelid Surgery

When your eyelids are causing problems for your vision or drooping from age or genetics, it might be time to consider eyelid surgery. This procedure is much more common than you might think. In fact, there are several different types of eyelid surgeries to correct a number of issues – from cosmetic to functional. The… Continue Reading

The 3 Most Common Reasons for Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is a big decision, and one that you probably won’t make lightly. There are some very good reasons to have eyelid surgery. In some cases, the procedure could greatly increase your quality of life, not just your appearance. Consider these three most common reasons for eyelid surgery. Excess Skin Affecting Vision One of… Continue Reading

If Your Eyelids are Swollen, This Might Be Why

There are many different health conditions that can impact your eyes at any time, and most of them arise unexpectedly. Swollen eyelids, for example, occur when either the upper or lower eyelids become enlarged, puffy, and uncomfortable. This happens for a number of different reasons, and identifying the underlying cause can help you seek an… Continue Reading

Is Eyelid Surgery Your 2017 Resolution?

Most New Year’s resolutions have to do with losing weight, quitting a bad habit, or improving relationships with others, but there is one uncommon New Year’s resolution that might be perfect for you: the resolution to get eyelid surgery. Most people don’t even know that eyelid surgery is a possibility until they find themselves needing… Continue Reading

What if Your Cancer is On Your Eyelid?

Of all the places on your body to worry about having cancer, your eyelid probably isn’t high on the list. Nonetheless, eyelid cancer is a very real condition, one that many Americans struggle with every year. If you or someone you love must unexpectedly stand up to eyelid cancer, here are the basics that you… Continue Reading

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