Articles categorized under "Oculoplastics"

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is a relatively new laser procedure used to improve the appearance of the skin. With great control... View Article


Ptosis is drooping of the upper eyelid. The eyelid may droop only slightly or it may cover the pupil entirely.... View Article

Tattoo Removal

Tattooing is the ancient art of permanent body painting, accomplished by inserting various pigments into the skin with a needle.... View Article


A chalazion is a swelling in the eyelid caused by inflammation of one of the small oil-producing glands located in... View Article


As we mature, the delicate skin around the eyes can appear puffy, saggy, or droopy. Eyelid skin stretches, muscles weaken,... View Article

Congenital Ptosis

Ptosis is a condition in which the upper eyelid falls to a position that is lower than normal. The drooping... View Article

Tearing in Children

Although it can be caused by wind, smoke, or pollen, an excess of tears in children is often caused by congenital... View Article