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Skin Shortage

I have taken care of several patients referred with the unfortunate problem of excessive skin removal during lower lid blepharoplasty. It can be a very difficult problem for patients, as the lower lid is “retracted” down below the cornea. This…

Empathy

Since entering private practice almost two years ago, I’ve taken it upon myself to call every surgical patient the day after their surgery.  Why?  Because most patients that I operate on have not had eyelid, eye socket, or tear drain…