Do you have trouble keeping your eyelids open? Do you feel like they are beginning to impair your vision? Drooping eyelids, also known as ptosis, are very common. They are often the result of age, as the skin around the eye loses elasticity and the muscles supporting the eyelids weaken. This causes excess skin or
As time passes, it is normal to develop excess skin or fat deposits that build up around the eyelids. When this happens, many people notice the skin around the eyelids begins to sag or droop. A Blepharoplasty, or eye lift, can help remove this excess skin and fat to restore your eyelids’ youth. Here is
Dr. David Kostick of Florida Eye Specialists recently performed a life-changing procedure for a teenage boy who needed eye surgery. Edward Yost, 19, was injured in an accident that resulted in a torn tear duct. Edward is very active and enjoys playing rugby. He regularly volunteers with organizations such as Baptist Sports, but he could
Part of caring for an aging parent is ensuring their safety as their bodies, and especially their eyesight, changes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states that about half of Americans have cataracts in one or both eyes by the age of 75. That is more than 24.4 million people in the U.S. In turn, how
Modern ophthalmology offers numerous cosmetic eye procedures for patients who are interested in looking refreshed or restoring some of their features to their previous state. These are some of the most popular treatments available that can help you give your eyes a brand new look.
As we age, many of us develop excess skin or fat deposits that build up around the eyelids. This often causes the skin around the eyelids to sag or droop. For many people, the procedure known as blepharoplasty may be the answer to restoring the eyelids’ youthful look and fresh appearance.
Cosmetic surgery has long been known to enhance appearance, but there are many necessary procedures within oculoplastics that are necessary to improve your vision. These surgeries should be undertaken by a specialist – someone who’s not only board certified in ophthalmology but who specializes in reconstructive surgery.
Oculoplastics surgical procedures involve the eye socket, eyelids, tear ducts and face. Also known as oculoplastic surgery, oculoplastics deals with reconstruction surgery around the eye and its associated structures. An oculoplastic surgeon can perform several types of oculoplastic surgery, including a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Oculoplastic surgeons are eye doctors who complete 1–2