Articles categorized under "Oculoplastics"

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinomas are the most frequent type of malignant tumor to affect the eyelid, making up 85% to 95%... View Article

Botox Injections

Botox is the trade name for botulinum toxin. In its pure form, botulinum toxin is a poisonous neurotoxic protein that is found... View Article


Sun, wind, and gravity affect the skin and muscles of the face over time. One of the most noticeable aspects... View Article

Chemical Peel

A chemical peel or facial peel is a nonsurgical technique used to smooth some of the fine facial wrinkles associated... View Article

Cosmetic Fillers

Cosmetic fillers are materials used by physicians to restore volume and fullness to the skin of the face in order... View Article


Ectropion is an outward turning of the lower eyelid, most commonly caused by aging, although eyelid burns or skin disease... View Article


Entropion is an inward turning of the eyelid and lashes toward the eye, usually caused by relaxation of the eye... View Article

Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is a common method of treatment for entropion (inward turning of the eyelid), ectropion (outward turning of the... View Article