Common symptoms of the oculoplastic patient

In addition to the patients who desire cosmetic enhancement and a youthful, more refreshed look, there are many oculoplastic patient complaints that appear to come up with some regularity:   “My eyes look”:  Tired, heavy, sleepy, baggy, angry, droopy, lazy,…

What is an oculoplastic surgeon?

Oculoplastic surgeons are ophthalmologists (eye doctors) who have completed subsequent fellowship training in periocular and facial plastic surgery. Oculoplastic surgeons have a special expertise in treating plastic surgical problems that can impact visual function and ocular comfort. Typical problems treated…

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…