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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 […]


Facelift | Ophthalmic Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Inc | St Louis, MO

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 […]


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 […]


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