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…

Eyebrow Asymmetry: Causes and Treatment

Asymmetric eyebrow height is common patient complaint. It can range from being subtle to obvious. There are various causes, with nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Causes of eyebrow asymmetry The eyebrow asymmetry could be due to congenital facial bony asymmetry, with side of the face being smaller than the other. The brow on the smaller…

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…