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Answers to Common Blepharoplasty Questions

Blepharoplasty is one of the most frequently performed facial plastic surgeries of our time. The procedure involves the repositioning and trimming of tissue either on the upper or the lower eyelids. The general purpose of blepharoplasty is to correct signs of aging such as hooded upper eyelids and puffy bags or shadows under the eyes. […]


Study Reveals Facial Plastic Surgery Affects More than One’s Appearance

Upper eyelid surgery has become one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures performed today. It’s no surprise. The eyes are a central feature. There is a lot of movement in the tissue around the eyes, including the upper eyelids and the brow area. Over time, this leads to lines and creases. Then, as […]


Lacrimal Disease

What Is Lacrimal Disease?

Tears. The only time we tend to notice them is when we cry; or maybe when we have allergies. Beyond times when tears are problematic, we don’t think about them. However, the eyes rely on a healthy tear film all the time. Tears keep the eyes lubricated. They wash away debris like tiny particles of […]


What is a Mid Face Lift?

There are so many ways we can address the signs of aging today that we might forget the value of well-performed surgery. Over time, we’ve seen changes in how facelifts are performed. One of the most common ways to rejuvenate the face now is with a mid-face lift. Here, we discuss what this technique does […]


Botox Makes Your Face More Beautiful

At this time of year, we are surrounded by fresh, new beauty. All of nature is renewing, and that may make us want to do some refreshing ourselves. This doesn’t have to be involved. In our St. Louis office, it often includes Botox or other nonsurgical facial rejuvenation. If you’re just beginning to address the […]


Who is a Good Candidate for a Brow Lift?

Recently, people have begun to become more aware of the way their eyes affect their entire appearance. We look to the eyes as a sign of friendliness, vitality, and emotion. When aging makes the eyes look heavy and closed off, a person can look more fatigued and closed-off than they truly are. Aging eyes can […]


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Facelift or Fillers: Which is Best?

The idea of having a facelift may have seemed outlandish to you ten years ago. Now that the signs of aging are more prominent, you may have considered what this procedure might do for you. If you’ve heard that dermal fillers are sometimes used to rejuvenate the face, you may have also questioned which approach, […]


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 […]


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