Eyelid Retraction

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

Repair of Upper Eyelid Retraction

Upper eyelid retraction is the most common sign of Grave’s Eye Disease, an autoimmune disorder involving the thyroid and the eye socket. Eyelid retraction can... Read More

Thyroid Eye Disease – Repair of Lid Retraction

Grave’s disease (thyroid eye disease) can be a very difficult medical and surgical problem to treat. ┬áThe first consideration in Grave’s disease treatment is to... Read More

Cosmetic Reconstruction: Surgical After-Care is Critical

Cosmetic reconstruction refers to the repair of eyelid malposition after previous cosmetic surgery has been performed. Dr. Walrath sees a significant number of people who... Read More

Repairing the lower lids after failed cosmetic eyelid lift

A significant portion of my practice is devoted to repairing the “multi-operated” patient, in which cosmetic eyelid surgery has led to problems in appearance or... Read More

Eyelid reconstruction after facial paralysis

I had the pleasure of taking care of a young man who suffered a salivary gland cancer on the right side, requiring some surgery that... Read More

Correcting the scarred lower eyelid

Often the most challenging oculoplastic surgical problems may appear to be quite simple to the untrained eye.  Reconstruction of the inner corner of the lower... Read More