Is it Possible to Fix Uneven Eyes?

Do you look in the mirror or at pictures of yourself and immediately notice your uneven eyes? Professionally referred to as eye asymmetry, having an uneven look to your eyes is more common than you may think. In fact, our team at Taban MD have built our practice around helping patients with cosmetic eye surgery…

How is Ptosis Surgery Performed?

When most people think about plastic surgery, the main procedures that are brought up are treatments such as liposuction, breast augmentation or rhinoplasty. However, one of the most popular new treatments is ptosis surgery. But what is ptosis surgery and how is ptosis surgery performed? Ptosis is described as a condition where the upper area…

Ending Ptosis with Skilled Droopy Eyelid Surgery

Living with ptosis, which is a condition in which one or both upper eyelids droops down, can be more than distracting or embarrassing. Droopy eyelids can make a person look tired or older than they really are and can even interfere with vision and lead to other eyesight complications. Whether you have a mild or…

What to Expect from Eyelid Ptosis Surgery

If you notice that you have trouble seeing clearly or feel dissatisfied with your appearance due to loose, sagging upper eyelids, you may be eligible for an effective surgical procedure called blepharoptosis surgery. While drooping eyelids (ptosis) are often a sign of aging, it can also occur as a result of an injury or neurological…

Understanding Ptosis.

Ptosis is a condition in which the upper eyelid begins to droop or sag. Though it can affect people of all ages, ptosis is most commonly found in older individuals. The condition is understandably frightening for the people it affects, but what causes ptosis in the first place? What are its treatment options? Having a better…

Benefits of Eyelid Ptosis Surgery

People experiencing upper eyelid ptosis means that they have upper eyelids that are ‘droopy’. It’s a common problem that ranges from mild to more severe cases. It can be a troublesome issue to have as it affects your vision as well as self-esteem, however, there are treatments to correct eyelid ptosis. Dr. Mehryar (Ray) Taban,…

Revisional Ptosis (Droopy Eyelid) Surgery

What Is Revisional Ptosis Surgery? Upper eyelid ptosis (droopy eyelid) surgery is one of the most common operations performed by oculoplastic surgeons. The upper eyelid is lifted by tightening or advancing the muscle (levator muscle) responsible for lifting the upper eyelid.  There are various techniques available that are used, depending on the severity of the ptosis, among…

Eyelid Ptosis – (Droopy Upper Eyelid)

Ptosis (pronounced “toe-sis”) is the medical term for drooping of the upper eyelid(s). This lowering of the upper eyelid margin may cause a reduction in the field of vision when the eyelid either partially or completely obstructs the pupil. Patients with ptosis often have difficulty keeping their eyelids open. To compensate, they will often arch…