Are You Stuck With Under-Eye Bags for Life?

Whether you have recently developed under-eye bags or have been dealing with them for some time, you will wonder if you are stuck with them for life. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments to correct under-eye bags. Each option tailors specifically to your goals. Since each option also varies on how invasive it is,…

Upper Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Lift)

    Your eyes have a large impact on how people perceive your attractiveness, youthfulness, and beauty. Unfortunately, as people age, the skin around their eyelids tends to become less firm, droopier, and puffier. Occasionally, the situation is severe enough to affect patients’ vision or cause them discomfort. Fortunately, there is a solution to restore…

Revisional Eyelid Surgery

The eyes are the focal point of the face, and the shape of the eyelid has the greatest impact on the aesthetics of a person’s face. Many patients undergo eyelid surgery to improve the cosmetic appearance of the eye so that it looks more attractive, youthful, or less tired. Unfortunately, there are many doctors who…

Mohs Surgery

What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery is a micrographic surgery that effectively removes cancerous skin cells while sparing healthy cells. The surgery targets and removes the two most common types of skin cancer cells — basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. Mohs surgery is the golden standard for removing nonmelanoma skin cells around areas with important…

Canthoplasty

Learn about Canthoplasty Canthoplasty refers to any oculoplastic surgery that alters the lateral canthus (outer corner) of the eye. Some patients receive canthoplasty to achieve almond shaped eyes for cosmetic purposes. However, the eyelid shape can cause vision impairments, making surgery medically necessary for other patients. Canthoplasty – Causes of Abnormal Eyelid Anatomy Many patients…

4 Reasons You’ll Want to Get a Stye Treated

A stye, also referred to as a hordeolum or chalazion, is a small lump of pus that develops on either the outside or inside of the eyelid. Styes are caused by staphylococcus bacteria and are common enough that most people experience one or two of them in their lifetimes. They rarely cause serious systemic health…

Everything You Need to Know about Eye Shape Surgery

If you’re like many people, you may want to know more about eye shape surgery. Maybe you’d like to alter the rounded appearance of your eyes or lift your lower eyelids for a less tired appearance. People who undergo eye shape surgery, especially under the care of an experienced surgeon who’s published extensively on the…

Why Droopy Eyelid Surgery Is about More Than Aesthetics

You may think that eyelid ptosis (sagging or droopiness) is an aesthetic problem that merely affects your appearance. However, if you have this condition, you know that eyelid ptosis can cause a myriad of other issues, including vision problems and physical discomfort. That’s why surgery for droopy eyelids – eyelid ptosis surgery – is often…

Eyelid Rejuvenation: More Than Just Surgery

It’s commonly believed that facial rejuvenation procedures all involve surgery. However, Los Angeles oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Mehryar “Ray” Taban, an expert in rejuvenating the appearance of the eyes, wants you to know that a range of non-surgical procedures, including dermal fillers and neuromodulators, is available. If you think you’d benefit from eyelid rejuvenation, Dr. Taban…