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Is there any way to improve the asymmetry of my lower/bulging eyes?
Mar 27, 2019
Hello paintarainbow,Thanks for your question. Yes there are ways for you to acheive your end goal. First step would be to find out why your right lower eyelid looks like that and is the right eye bulging. An imaging scan could be done if the eye measurements are off. This can be determined on examination. Sometimes underlying thyroid disease can cause this. If there are no underlying orbital causes then a simple eyelid procedure could fix the problem. Seek out an expert oculoplastic surgeon…
Can I do a lower blepharoplasty with fat repositioning in office?
anesthesia for fat transposition
Mar 25, 2019
Hello sociable7975,It not necessary to do this procedure under general anesthesia. Using light IV sedation is sufficient. Of course this will depend on may factors which would need to be discussed with your surgeon. My suggestion is to becareful doing this kind of procedure under straight local without IV sedation.Hope this helps.Cheers
Follow-up question: Will ectropion resolve after 7 weeks or is revision necessary? (photo
ectropion after bleph
Mar 23, 2019
Hello leanneF,It is not unusual from lower eyelid blepharoplasty to heal 3-5 months sometimes. As long as it is not interfering with your vision or eyeball it is smart to wait with conservative management by your surgeon If it is interfering with your vision or eyeball then corrective procedures are available, but comes with risks. You will need to discuss this with your surgeon. Hope this helps.Cheers.
My right eye is more sunken than the left. What options are there to push it out?
Mar 22, 2019
Hello harrywash,There are many options for you depending on what the cause is. Since I dont have pictures its hard for me to tell. Probably the first step would be to get an imaging of the eyes to see why its like that. then we can obtain an orderly plan of management. Thyroid disease is one cause. Hope this helps.Cheers
Would botox be able to fix uneven eyebrows?
botox brow lift.
Mar 7, 2019
Hello mklein0428,It is hard to se your picture clearly because I canmt see your eyes to see the whole picture. However, The general answer is yes you can have your brows balanced out with botox. There needs to be a detailed discussion with your injector to understand the reasonable outcome and risks. My suggestion is to seek out an expert oculoplastic surgeon to have this discussion. Hope this helps.Cheers
I have hollow eyelids/bulging eyes, what is the best remedy?
eyelids look larger.
Mar 5, 2019
Hello i_mi96,Thank you for the question. The answer will depend on what exactly is the outcome you are trying to achieve. I do see space between the eyebrow and the lashes that is more visable on the second picture. Your eyes in the first picture looks beautiful. The second picture is a bit hard to decipher. There does appear to be a a very small droop on the second picture not present on the first. If this in fact is how your eyes are most of the time, a small surgery can correct that droop…
What can be done about my hooded eyelid, could I use Botox or would I need a brow lift? (
creating eyelid crease
Feb 22, 2019
Hello simba5891,There are two options for you. One is nonsurgical brow balancing with botox to open up your brows to see more of your eyelid crease. Option two is to have a minor surgical procedure to help create your crease. I suggest have this discussion with an expert oculoplastic surgeon. Hope this helps. Cheers
How long do I have to wait to get a canthoplasty + lower eyelid retraction after double j
eyelid surgery after jaw surgery
Feb 18, 2019
Hello slick_21,Good question. It is very difficult to give sound advise without pictures. However, I would wait around 90 days from jaw surgery before undergoing any eyelid surgery. Most eyelid surgeries can last 5-8 years after which gravity and skin changes can come into play and anatomy could change requiring further surgery. There are also complications and risks from any surgery which needs to be discussed with your surgeon. Seek out an expert oculofacial plastic surgeon to have th…
Would Botox help my upper and/or lower eyelids?
rejuvenating around eyes
Feb 16, 2019
Hello Rorisnow,Thank you for the pictures. so you have a couple of options which all will depend on number of factors: risks, healing, down time, cost etc. For your hooding of your eyes, it is possible to reshape and rebalance your brows to open your eyes a bit. Using Botox to do this will depend on your end goal. A more invasive approach is surgery, removing a bit of skin on your eyelids and possibly brow lift out in the corners. Again this will need to be discussed in office. Regarding…
What to do excess skin upper eyelid when you’re 30?
excess skin upper lids.
Feb 12, 2019
Hello fitz3434,Great question. The answer to your question regarding nonsurgical ways to address this, nothing can REMOVE skin except surgery. However, if you understand what is happening to your eyelids, there are nonsurgical modalities such as fillers and botox which can rejuvenate the overall appearance where the excess skin does not become an issue. You may or may not be a candidate. It will need to be discussed during the exam. Having said that a simple surgical procedure would be…
Why are my eyes small and round after a lower transconjunctival blepharoplasty?
Complications after lower eyelid surgery
Feb 11, 2019
Hello Lamb and Lion,Your round eyes, although not that significant, could be caused by swelling or surgical positioning of the angles of your eyelid. Hard to tell without an examine. Yes it is resolvable. It can be corrected if it doesn’t completely improve 90 days after surgery. A simple surgery can correct it. This is one of the common problems that can occur from lower eyelid surgery. Based on m6 experience the outcome is good. Most of the healing of lower eyelid surgery can take 90 da…
What would be the best procedure for the saggy skin on my eyelid? Tried 1 bout of Plasmal
best option for eyelid skin
Feb 3, 2019
Hello allardc,I believe your best option with longevity would be a small surgical procedure. Anything nonsurgical in my opinion for that amount of skin would be very difficult to achieve. Try consulting with an expert oculoplastic surgeon to have this discussion and treatment plan. Hope this helps.Cheers
Lower eyelid shortening after lower blepharoplasty – Is there a way to restore natural sh
after blepharoplasty complication
Feb 1, 2019
Hello psrivera10,There seems to be a small shortage which is not uncommon from this procedure. It can be corrected surgically but will depend on good communication between you and your surgeon so both are on the same page. A quick outpatient surgery is possible depending on how much scarring is present. My suggestion is to have this discussion with your surgeon or seek out an expert oculoplastic surgeon to have this discussion. Hope this helps.Cheers
Want to do something to address the tired and aging look of my eyes and have gotten confl
lower eyelid bags.
Jan 31, 2019
Hello hppy123,I believe you might have a few options depending on what you desire. However, I very elegant lower eyelid procedure where your bags (fat) is transposed to the area you need it could remove your bags and make the eyes look more balanced. This could be done with no visible scars. My suggestion is to seek out an expert oculoplastic surgeon to have this discussion. Hope this helps.Cheers.
Years ago I had an upper eyelid bleph and now I’m looking for a possible treatment for my
wrinkles lower eyelid.
Jan 30, 2019
Hello AmyP50,There are a few options for you and the right one will depend on a number of factors.Microneedling with PRP or PRF, Light laser resurfacing, lower eyelid cosmetic surgery, other nonlaser skin tightening modalities. I think you would be a great candidate for these with terrific results. My suggestions is to seek out an expert oculoplastic surgeon to have this discussion. hope this helps. Cheers