Eyesthetica Blog

How to Effectively Treat Annoying Chalazia

A chalazion is a bump or lump that develops on the eyelid. Most chalazia (plural for chalazion), which are caused by clogged oil glands, are harmless. However, many are cosmetically unappealing, tender or irritating to ...
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IPL for Rosacea and Meibomian Gland Disease

Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a light therapy commonly used to erase sun damage, irregular pigmentation, brown spots or freckles on the face, neck or chest. At Eyesthetica, we have also had great success using ...
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When should you perform laser skin resurfacing with blepharoplasty

When It’s Appropriate to Perform Laser Resurfacing with Blepharoplasty

Laser skin resurfacing and blepharoplasty (a.k.a., eyelid surgery) are both excellent standalone options that address different age-related problems around the eyelid area. Sometimes, the two procedures are performed in tandem to accomplish several anti-aging goals ...
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Candidate for temporal eyebrow elevation with the AIRO implant

Temporal Eyebrow Elevation with the AIRO Implant: Are You a Candidate?

Traditionally, the best way to treat sagging, heavy brows was through brow lift surgery. However, brow lift surgery is not suitable to the needs or goals of every candidate. The oculoplastic surgeons at Eyesthetica are ...
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Closing your eyes after eyelid surgery

Why Are Some People Not Able to Close Their Eyes after Eyelid Surgery?

A rare complication after blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can rob patients of something that most of us take for granted: the ability to fully close the eyes. Unfortunately this problem, known as lagophthalmos, can make the ...
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What Can I Do to Get Rid of My Lower Eyelid Bags?

Although they usually aren’t a medical issue, bags under the eyes are a cosmetic concern for many of our Eyesthetica patients, as they can make the face look tired, sad, or sickly. If you are ...
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How Does the “Chemical Brow Lift” Work?

Traditionally, if you wanted to elevate heavy or drooping brows and attain younger-looking eyes, you had to undergo brow lift surgery. Fortunately, advances in cosmetic medicine and injectable products have made it possible to reposition ...
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What Can I Do to Stop These Unwanted Tears?

The lacrimal glands in the upper eyelids constantly produce a thin film of tears that keeps the eyes moisturized and healthy. Normally, these tears flow across the surface of the eye and drain through a ...
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What Smoking Does to Your Eyes

Smoking is detrimental to nearly every part of your body, including your eyes. Although many people know that smoking can lead to life-threatening diseases like heart disease and cancer, they tend to be less familiar ...
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What to Look for on an Oculoplastic Surgeon’s Website

No search for an oculoplastic surgeon is complete without a visit to his or her website. The website is a great place to start when looking for information about the surgeon’s background and areas of ...
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Top 10 Most-Asked Questions about Botox

Eyesthetica receives numerous inquiries about the non-surgical wrinkle reducer known as Botox Cosmetic. We thought it would be helpful to prospective candidates if we compiled the top 10 most-asked questions into a single blog post ...
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What It’s Like to Be Color Blind

When you hear that someone is color blind, you may assume that they cannot see any color at all, and they see the world only in shades of gray. Fortunately, that’s not usually the case ...
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