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When Do I Do a Lower-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How?

When Do I Do a Lower-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How?

Published on May 2, 2013 by

When Do I Do a Lower-Eyelid Blepharoplasty and How? Like the upper eyelid, I find myself performing many more fat transfers to correct the aging process than traditional eyelid surgery.  Further, if I perform a traditional lower-eyelid procedure I will almost always use some fat transferred to improve the result.  In fact, I look at […]

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Why 3 Syringes of Fillers Can Look Overfilled and Why 30 May Not

Published on April 10, 2013 by

Recently, I had a lady who at the age of 57 started modeling for the first time in her life thanks in large part to the syringes I have put into her face to make her look better.  Her new boyfriend remarked that she looked better than she had when he saw her 7 years […]

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Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery

Published on January 8, 2012 by

Kenny Rogers and Bad Blepharoplasty and Browlift Surgery Obviously, there is quite a bit of brouhaha about Kenny Rogers’ facial work. His alien appearance has clearly become the poster child for bad facial plastic surgery. If you are wondering what I see as far as his bad work is concerned, I can break it down […]

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Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs

Published on December 26, 2011 by

Avoiding Bad Eyelid Surgery: Preserve the Canthus At All Costs I oftentimes hear a patient come to me to say, “I don’t want to look like celebrity…” who has had too much surgery done or a friend that has been subject to similar bad work.  If the surgery has to do with the eyes, there […]

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Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex

Published on November 5, 2011 by

Differentiating Type 1 from Type 2 Eyes When Considering Fat Transfer to the Upper Eyelid/Brow Complex A colleague of mine really got it right when he created a new perspective on seeing youthful eyes.  He called them Type 1 and Type 2 eyes.  I cannot recall which one was which, which is not important.  Suffice […]

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Mickey Rourke’s Blepharoplasty

Published on June 19, 2011 by

Mickey Rourke’s Blepharoplasty In my series on evaluating celebrity plastic surgery, obviously I cannot resist talking about Mickey Rourke’s facial devastation.  I think looking at his overpulled brows, overhollowed eyes, smeared facelift, jacked up lips, that there is a laundry list of problems that we could hold as the culprit.  However, what I like to […]

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My Strategy for Asian Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Published on April 27, 2011 by

My Strategy for Asian Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty There are three principal methods for creating a so-called “double eyelid”, or upper eyelid crease in an Asian patient: the suture method, the partial-incision method and the full-incision method. I have tried all three over the years but have found that the full-incision method has been the most […]

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Asian Eyelid Surgery – Things You Need To Know About Your Recovery

Published on April 18, 2011 by

Asian Eyelid Surgery – Things You Need To Know About Your Recovery Like any procedure, understanding the nature of what follows a surgery is one of the most important elements to solid patient education.  Unlike most procedures, the recovery time following an Asian eyelid procedure can be very long so it is worth exploring this […]

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Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2: Rethinking the Lower Eyelid

Published on April 14, 2011 by

Fat Grafting Eyelid Series Part 2 of 2:  Rethinking the Lower Eyelid This second article in the series focuses on techniques for lower eyelid rejuvenation.  The traditional way to manage the lower-eyelid aging was through a cutting procedure that involved either a skin cut or involved taking fat out from inside the eyelid without an […]

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Does Asian Eyelid Surgery Represent a Loss of Ethnic Identity

Published on March 31, 2011 by

Does Asian Eyelid Surgery Represent a Loss of Ethnic Identity Asian eyelid surgery or Asian blepharoplasty is perhaps one of the most controversial procedures that I perform because it has deep social and cultural connotations that are tied to it.  The biggest question is whether creating an upper eyelid fold constitutes making Asians look White?  […]

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