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Eyelid Cancer: Causes And Risk Factors

Eyelid cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the tissues of the eyelid. It can occur in the upper eyelid, lower eyelid, or both. Eyelid cancer usually occurs in people over the age of 50. The exact cause of eyelid cancer is unknown, but it appears to be related to sun exposure to […]


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Find Out If a Brow Lift Is Right For You

Are you thinking about getting a brow lift? A brow lift is an excellent procedure that can help you look younger and more confident. The procedure will remove excess skin and fat from your forehead and eyes, while also lifting the eyebrows to create a more youthful appearance. A brow lift is a surgical procedure […]


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Eyelid Reconstruction – Is it The Right Choice For You?

At Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Inc., we offer a full range of eyelid reconstruction surgery options to help you regain your confidence and your health. Our skilled surgeons will evaluate your needs, educate you about the procedure and answer any questions you may have before performing your eyelid reconstruction surgery. Eyelid reconstruction surgery is […]


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What You Must Know Before Undergoing Surgery

Many people are apprehensive about undergoing surgery. And when it comes to plastic surgery, there’s good reason for the fear. However, at the Eye Care Institute our ophthalmic surgeons specialize in procedures including blepharoplasty and ptosis repair. We understand that your eyes are important to you, so we want to ensure that you have all […]


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What Can I Expect From An Eyelid Surgery?

The eyelid surgery at Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Inc. is a safe and effective procedure performed by our board-certified surgeons to address a variety of eyelid issues including: Drooping Eyelids (Blepharoptosis) Excess Lower Eyelid Skin (Lower Blepharoplasty) Excess Upper Eyelid Skin (Upper Blepharoplasty) Dark Circles Under Eye (Periorbital Fat Removal) Fullness in Lower Eyelids […]


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Why Would I Need Revision Eyelid Surgery?

Blepharoplasty is a procedure to remove excess fat or skin from the eyelid area of the face. It can improve your appearance and help with vision problems that may occur with droopy upper lids.  But some patients who have had this procedure may notice that their eyes are no longer balanced or symmetrical. That is […]


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Are Facial Fat Injections Permanent

If you’re considering cosmetic services, you’re likely already aware that one of the tricks to navigate is that not all treatments are permanent. Some, like dermal fillers, need to be repeated about once a year. But what about facial fat injections, the popular alternative to dermal fillers? We at the St. Louis-based Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic […]


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Get Informed about Facial Fat Transfer

We used to look at facial aging as a process of getting wrinkles and jowls. Over time, research has discovered more about the intricate processes that lead to an older-looking face. We get wrinkles because the skin gets thinner and looser, but the quality of the fatty tissue in various parts of the face is […]


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Make the Most of Neuromodulator Wrinkle-Reduction

You may know Botox as a leading wrinkle-reducing treatment. If you’re noticing wrinkles and lines that are making you feel older than you’d like, you might be thinking about scheduling a consultation with a Botox provider. In our St. Louis and St. Peters offices, we use Botox as well as Xeomin and Dysport as options […]


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Getting Results for Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm is a relatively uncommon condition, which can make it feel mysterious and confusing if you experience it. The medical term describes uncontrollable eyelid twitching or tight closure of the eyelids. When the second occurs, it can be very difficult to get the eye to open normally during a spasm event. To begin to know […]


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