Are Sagging Eyelids Genetic?

The effects of natural aging can take a toll on one’s facial appearance. Between fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging, your face can make you look years older than you are. One of the major areas where this happens is your upper eyelids. Sagging eyelids can age you and also impact your vision in severe cases….

Understanding the Aging Eye

As you age, you may notice the area around your eyes change. This could be solely due to the effects of natural aging, but it could also be from certain diseases or even prior cosmetic treatments that have affected the muscles around your eyes. While these changes are often harmless medically, you may not appreciate the…

Causes of Graves’ Disease

The causes of Graves’ disease are not entirely known yet. What we do know is that Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to overproduce thyroid hormones. This condition is also referred to as “hyperthyroidism.” Thyroid hormones can impact various aspects of your body. These include: Your nervous system Brain development…

Eye Injuries from Sports

Thousands of people suffer from eye injuries from sports every year. You can prevent most of these could by wearing proper safety gear. While children are often the most vulnerable to injury, sports-related eye injures can severely impact people of all ages. Various types of eye injuries can determine the type of treatment needed and…

Living With a Prosthetic Eye

Losing an eye can be a very difficult and emotional experience for anyone, no matter what age. Whether the loss is due to infection, genetic mutations, prenatal deformities, or even injury, the process can be a challenge. However, medical advancements have made living with a prosthetic eye a reality that has transformed the lives of…

Importance of Facial Symmetry

The standards of beauty and attractiveness have evolved over centuries. From waistlines and rear-end sizes to skin tone and facial features, most trends have continually changed with the times. The trends also differentiate between countries and cultures. There are some aspects of attraction that have stayed the same over time. For example, men’s height has…

Bruising After Eyelid Surgery: How to Deal With It

Eyelid surgery is a great option to treat droopy eyelids and address excess skin on your eyelids. Natural aging can cause fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, puffy eyelids, and tired-looking eyes, which can all be addressed with eyelid surgery. While the procedure has several great benefits, one of the side effects is bruising. Below…