Article Tagged ‘ blepharoplasty ’

The Art & Science of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Cosmetic eyelid surgery is one of my favorite and most common procedures.  The upper face and especially the eyelids age faster that the lower face causing people in their forth and fifth decade to often look prematurely tired and older.  All four eyelids can be rejuvenated in under an hour and using laser technology there […]

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery: Plain & Simple

The eyes have been referred to as “The Seat of the Soul” and are the first thing that people look at when they see someone’s face.  They are an expression of beauty in females and handsomeness in males.   The upper face ages faster than the lower face hence my eyelid patients are frequently younger […]

Radiowave Assisted Blepharoplasty

These are two videos that are short vignettes of radiowave assisted cosmetic blepharoplasty.  This is one of my topics that I am presenting at the Cosmetic Surgery Forum in Las Vegas next week.  Radiowave surgery (like laser incision) is a practically bloodless means of performing blepharoplasty and no bleeding means faster healing with less pain […]

Really Big Eyelid Bags!

  The eyes are called the “seat of the soul” and are one of our most attractive features in youth.  Studies have shown that when we first view a person, we make hundreds of subconscious impressions based upon the persons features and invariability, the first thing we look at are the person’s eyes. As we […]

Dr. Niamtu Performs Blepharoplasty on a Patient with Extreme Fat Deposition

This video contains actual surgical footage and may be graphic for some viewers. Dr. Niamtu performs lower and upper blepharoplasty on a patient with large fat depositions in the eyelids.      

External Lower Lid Blepharoplasty

Dr. Niamtu demonstrates a alternative surgical approach to lower eyelid blepharoplasty.   This incision is rarely used by Dr. Niamtu but does have certain indications where it is preferable.

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery: Plain and Simple

Aging changes occur at an earlier age in the upper face and hence I am performing cosmetic eyelid surgery  (blepharoplasty)  from the mid fourth decade on.  Aging changes in the eyelids include excess sagging skin, fat bags and wrinkly skin. With aging, the upper eyelid can skin hang below the lashes and can decrease vision […]

The Eyes are the First Thing to Go!

I love what I do for a living; I make people look and feel younger.  My practice ranges from 4  year old children with protruding ears to 80 year old facelift patients and everything in between. I am frequently asked “what is the first cosmetic surgery procedure patients have done?”  The answer is usually pretty […]

Festoons: the baggage you don’t need!

Malar Festoons are the baggy pouches that form under the lower eyelids and on the upper cheek. I have been treating them with laser resurfacing for the last 15 years. Festoons are a result of numerous causes including sun damage to the skin, fat loss of the cheek area, periorbital changes of skin, muscle and […]

Eyelid Surgery Vs Browlift: What’s it all about?

One of the most common points of confusion in cosmetic facial surgery is  understanding the diagnosis and treatment options between eyelid surgery and brow and forehead lift surgery. Put plain and simple, the brow and forehead are intimately related to the eyelids in youth and aging.  If you look at your picture in your 40’s […]