Reconstruction

Correcting congenital ptosis – a stepwise approach

Correction of lid droop in a young man with severe dry eye This 25 year old man came to see me with a history of... Read More

Upper blepharoplasty and brow lift video released!

Upper blepharoplasty and brow lift A professionally filmed, narrated video that lays out my approach to upper blepharoplasty and brow lifting. Read More

Congenital ptosis and cosmetic blepharoplasty

Congenital ptosis repair combined with cosmetic blepharoplasty in a young woman. Read More

Direct brow lift: a cosmetic and reconstructive (but mostly reconstructive) procedure

Advantages and disadvantages of direct brow lifting Direct brow lifting has many advantages over other forms of brow lifting, and one major disadvantage.  I’ll start... Read More

“I can see!!!”

“I can see!” That was the greeting I got from our 90+ year old postoperative patient last Friday.  She had previously be unable to do... Read More

Bringing home the hardware annually!

Dr. Walrath continually getting awards from vitals.com for compassionate care and regularly receives the “Patient’s Choice Award”!  (Well, except for 2015, when compassion was apparently... Read More

Case Report: Treatment of Complex Eyelid and Eye Socket Trauma

Being a specialist, I don’t often get the chance to perform comprehensive eye care.  In fact, I have very little interest in performing comprehensive eye... Read More

Office surgery on the awake patient

Office eyelid surgery can be performed safely and in a comfortable manner for many types of surgical cases. Read More... Read More

Ectropion Repair and Direct Brow Lift in Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

This 81 year old gentleman came to see me because he had poor vision from a drooping brow, and discomfort from a folded out lower... Read More

Recent results after reconstruction for basal cell carcinoma

This patient is seen 5 months after reconstruction of a left lower lid defect.  The tumor was removed with the Mohs technique, performed by a... Read More

Frontalis Suspension Ptosis Repair

Frontalis suspension is a specialized technique used to correct upper lid ptosis when the upper lid function is very poor:  in certain cases of congenital... Read More

Drill Hole Canthoplasty to Improve Upper Eyelid Closure

Many patients cannot close their eyes properly, due to surgical complications or paralysis or aging.  This video demonstrates that, in patients with some degree of eyelid... Read More