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Dermal Fillers | Opthmalic plastic and cosmetic surgery

Are Fillers Better than Eyelid Surgery?

The tissue on the body loses firmness and elasticity over time. The question is not “if” but “when.” Usually, people start to notice this change first in the tissue around their eyes. The loss of firmness can make the upper eyelids heavy and the lower eyelids droopy. This makes the whole face look tired or […]


Your Blepharoplasty Questions Answered

Blepharoplasty is a common plastic surgery procedure that is performed to improve the appearance of the eyes. Some people undergo blepharoplasty to enhance their natural characteristics by refining the anatomy of the eyelids. Asian blepharoplasty is an example of this. In the majority of cases, the objective of this procedure is to correct the signs […]


Why Treatments Need to be Repeated

Aging skin doesn’t happen overnight. We know this, and yet many people aren’t quite sure what to do about the signs of aging. One of the biggest mistakes we make is waiting to address lines and wrinkles. We typically don’t seek treatments until we have become frustrated with our appearance. By this time, we are […]


Thyroid eye disease | St. Louis

Thyroid Eye Disease Affects the Face as a Whole

Thyroid Eye Disease is also known as Graves disease. This condition affects the eyes in a particular way that causes them to bulge. This is a known symptom of Graves, but there’s more that we don’t often discuss. Here, we point out how the brows, cheeks, and lower face all transform as Graves disease progresses. […]


Brow lift | John B holds

What is the Best Way to Lift Your Sagging Brow?

Life is demonstrated through the eyes. Our eyes speak our emotions and general joie de vivre. It’s no wonder that we worry when the signs of aging change our expression. Aging eyes don’t only look older or tired. Depending on the slant of the eyebrows, the face may gain a perpetually sad or angry tone. […]


Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Inc. | St. Louis

FotoFacial RF May the Treatment You Didn’t Know You Needed

The signs of aging are sneaky. They begin to appear ever-so-slightly until, one day, we see a mottled complexion or distinct sun spots and leathery skin where the tissue was once smooth and firm. The fact that there are so many anti-aging remedies available today may only make matters more complex. Here, we want to […]


Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Inc.

Treating Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid eye disease, or Graves’ disease, is an autoimmune condition in which the body makes antibodies to fight normal tissue that it mistakes as a growth or foreign invader. In addition to attacking the thyroid gland, this condition also views tissues in the eyes as “bad.” The tissue targeted by antibodies is at the back […]


End the Year with a Bang: Taking a Look at Fractional Laser Resurfacing

With the emergence of numerous beauty treatments such as injectables, the value of longstanding technologies may have accidentally been placed in the backseat. In our St. Louis office, we have been conducted fractional laser resurfacing for years. With celebrities raving about the latest and greatest lasers, we can’t think of a better time to reintroduce […]


Your Holiday Best is Within Reach

The time of year for celebratory gatherings, extra trips to the shopping mall, and late nights is almost upon us. That means we’re at the point in the year where many of us start looking at our appearance with a little more discernment. Do those crow’s feet look deeper than they did months ago? Is […]


Is Fat Transfer the New Facelift?

If the person you see in the mirror every day is not who you used to see, you may be wondering what you can do to regain a bit of your youthful nature. The fact is we cannot do a whole lot to avoid the lines and wrinkles that come with age. Many of the […]


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