eyelid surgery Archives - Malena Amato MD FACS


How To Prevent Chalazion

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »