Category: Eyelids

Bringing the Sparkle Back to Your Eyes

posted September 24th, 2013 by waesthetics in Eyelids

The youthful eyes have a certain sparkle that radiates energy and intensity. Aesthetically, the youthful eyes have the following characteristics; the eyelid opens widely exposing most of the cornea.  The upper eyelid crease is crisp with firm and smooth skin below and above the crease. The lower eyelid is smooth with a full mid cheek…

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Of EYE BAGS and the ‘TIRED LOOK’

posted July 14th, 2013 by waesthetics in Eyelids

Many patients present to the plastic surgeon for eye bags. This seemingly simple problem should be easily addressed with conventional blepharoplasty approaches of removing the eye bags. This procedure has been performed for many years and remains very popular. When I was in training, a senior plastic surgeon made a very intriguing remark to me….

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The TEAR TROUGH DEFORMITY

posted February 22nd, 2013 by waesthetics in Eyelids

The Tear Trough Deformity is a groove on the inner aspect of the lower eyelid, so called because it is a groove down which the tears flow when one cries (Figure 1). Visually a prominent tear trough makes the eyebags more prominent and the tear trough itself is a feature or stigmata of midcheek aging….

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