A chalazion typically presents itself as a red, firm, painless eyelid swelling that develops over several weeks. They can occur on the upper or lower eyelid, and often more than one can appear at one time. Chalazia can be incredibly frustrating for patients, as they are often unsightly and difficult to treat. Even if you… Read More »
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Helping Your Baby Recover from Eyelid Surgery
Finding out that your infant requires reconstructive eyelid surgery can be anxiety-inducing, to say the least. Though there is some relief in knowing there is a remedy to a serious, painful, or chronic condition affecting their ocular health and vision, and it won’t have to be something they live with for the rest of their… Read More »
What Eyelid Surgery Is Best For The New Year?
The eyes are the focal point of the face. If your eyes are surrounded by fine lines, sagging skin, and wrinkles, this can make you look and feel older than you are. The area around the eyes is some of the thinnest on the entire body, and therefore it is the most susceptible to early… Read More »
How Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery Can Make You Look Years Younger!
At the end of a long day, it’s natural for your eyelids to naturally begin to drop. The muscles that are supposed to keep them open while you’re awake, staring at computer screens and reading, become fatigued just as other muscles in your body do. But what can you do if your sagging lids make… Read More »
Why Combining a Facelift With Eyelid Surgery Is a Win-Win
If you only have facial aging concerns in one area of your face, you may be a good candidate for a single procedure such as eyelid surgery or a facelift. However, many patients express aging concerns that include the eye area and the lower face. At her practice in Austin, Texas, Dr. Malena Amato might… Read More »
Is Eyelid Surgery Right for You?
Drooping, puffy eyelids can alter your expression, making you look tired, sad, and older than your age. In some cases, they can even obstruct your vision. Eyelid lift surgery, medically known as blepharoplasty, repairs the form and function of eyelids affected by ptosis (drooping eyelid muscle) or sagging skin. If you’re experiencing the effects of… Read More »
Is Eyelid Surgery Right for You?
Do people ask if you’re sick, sad, or tired when you feel alert and well-rested? If this is a common occurrence, or you’re unhappy with how your eyes look, you may need cosmetic help. Though they may be the windows to the soul, the eyes are often the first area to show the signs of… Read More »
Types of Eyelid Surgery and the Essential Checklist for Getting It Done
Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder, what happens when those eyes appear hooded or hidden by the eyelids? There are different types of eyelid surgery designed to make you look and see better, improving your quality of life. Most patients don’t fully understand these distinctions between operations or how to choose which… Read More »
Why the Asian Eyelid Lift Is No Longer Controversial
Approximately 50% of people of East Asian descent have a skin fold, or pretarsal crease, in the area above the eyelashes. Those without this crease find that much of their eye area is covered by skin, making their eyes look small. The skin can also push eyelashes downward, making it impossible for women to… Read More »
Blepharoplasty: Austin Residents’ Top 5 Reasons for Choosing an Eyelid Lift
Your eyes are the most expressive feature on your face. By widening, narrowing, or rolling your eyes, you can communicate so many messages without saying a single word. However, what happens when your eyes convey a message that doesn’t represent the way you feel? Because of their expressiveness, the eyes are often the first area… Read More »