Cosmetic

Advanced “Triad” Lower Blepharoplasty: Action Strip!

Triad Lower Blepharoplasty I present intraoperative photos of this advanced lower blepharoplasty technique. The technique is suitable for anyone who wants simultaneous fat transfer to the... Read More

Asian cosmetic ptosis and upper blepharoplasty surgery: a case report

Most Asian patients who seek elective upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) are concerned about eyelid fold symmetry.  The upper eyelid fold overlies the lid crease, like a... Read More

Cosmetic Reconstruction: Identify the Real Problem!

This case report is very illustrative of the importance of a careful assement of eyelid position and mechanics, as well as careful image analysis.  The... Read More

Intraoperative and Office Photos for Cosmetic Canthal Reconstruction

This image slideshow compliments the blog post “Cosmetic Reconstruction: Identify the Real Problem!“. Read More

Cosmetic Impact of Correcting Small Degrees of Eyelid Ptosis

Cosmetic Benefits of Repair of Small Degrees of Ptosis Oculoplastic surgeons routinely treat ptosis, which strictly speaking is a malposition of the upper eyelid. The... Read More

More reviews of “Team Walrath”

Text comments from 18 recent consecutive reviews!  (Why 18?  I don’t know!  That’s what “they” gave me!) I think the attitude and culture that we... Read More

Cupid Strikes!

Lip injections can be very rewarding.  Hyaluronic acid injections (Juvederm products) are very useful for improving lip definition.  My favorite use for them is to... Read More

Determinants of Eyelid Symmetry: The Upper Eyelid Platform

There are several visual cues that we pick up on when we look at someone’s eyes.  We often notice when right doesn’t look like left.... Read More

Fat Transfer Lower Blepharoplasty

Fat transfer lower blepharoplasty is appropriate when there is descent of the midface, or an overall lack of volume beneath the eyelids.  For a long-lasting... Read More

Refreshing results from a temporal browlift and blepharoplasty

This patient complained of heavy upper lids, eyebrow asymmetry, and some circles beneath the lower lids. She elected to undergo cosmetic browlifting, with right sided... Read More

Sometimes it makes sense to do a cosmetic procedure at the same time as a reconstructive procedure

Combined cosmetic and reconstructive procedures Often times, during a reconstruction, it makes good sense to perform a cosmetic procedure at the same time.  For example,... Read More

4 Lid Blepharoplasty: Proper Incision Placement

There is not a week of office visits that goes by without at least one patient presenting with inappropriately-placed upper lid incisions from prior surgery.... Read More