Eyelid Surgery

September 30, 2013

Eyelid surgery has evolved and become better in the last decade. A modern blepharoplasty reshapes the eyelids in an artistic way that does not compromise the way your eyes look in ten years. Traditional blepharoplasty removes fat from around the eyes.

A modern blepharoplasty takes a different approach. It reshapes the fat so that we don’t produce the hollow look that is the hallmark of the way blepharoplasty used to be performed. It also takes into account the position and shape …

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Healing after a Face Lift

September 16, 2013

One of the most often asked questions when visiting with a prospective patient is, “how long will it take to recover from my facelift?” The length of recovery can be a source of apprehension and fear. This fear often drives people to seek non-invasive treatments as an alternative. Though non-invasive treatments have their place, it has to be clearly understood what the expectations of those treatments are. There simply is no laser or filler that will give you the same …

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Cleft Lip and Palate

August 16, 2013

Cleft lip and palate is a spectrum or disorders based around the term orofacial clefting. The majority of cleft lip and palate patients do not have any genetic basis for the disease, and instead represent an anomaly during the developmental part of pregnancy not related to a gene or mutation in the genetic code.

Therefore, it should be well understood that the vast majority of children with cleft lip and palate might grow up with normal intelligence and ultimately lead productive …

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