Muscles around the eyes weaken over time, loosening the skin. Even the strongest skin can start to droop or sag! Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that can take away a lot of the skin, fat, and lax muscle that hinders
Why Blepharoplasty Might Be Right for You
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects drooping eyelids by removing extra skin, muscle, and fat. Your eyelids extend as you grow older, and the muscles that hold them back weaken. As a consequence, extra fat may accumulate above and
Why Tears Are So Important to Our Eye Health
People cry for a variety of reasons. There are times when one becomes so overwhelmed by the stresses they face that the tears start flowing. Other times, they may be so moved by a loving gesture that they can’t control
Things Are Looking Up: Understanding and Reversing Drooping Eyelids
It is well-documented within academia that patients suffering from droopy eyelids — either ptosis (the upper lid) or ectropion (the lower lid) — often also manifest (sometimes extreme) cases of depression, anxiety, and body dysmorphia. For doctors like Myron Tanenbaum, who performs
If one thing is true about cosmetic surgery, with hundreds of thousands of procedures occurring every year in the United States, is that there are bound to be some dissatisfied customers. No matter the routineness of the surgery, the amount
Aging: Not Just Skin-Deep
There is perhaps no more taboo subject in all of society than a person’s age. It is uncouth to ask a woman her age, or to speculate how old a person is, while remarking that an adult still looks like
Providing Individualized Care
When it comes to personal beauty, the mantra of the professional cosmetic companies has largely been the same: “You’re worth it.” You’re worth the extravagance; you’re worth the expense; you’re worth the consultation, the makeover, the morning and evening routine.
The Rise of Cosmetic Eye Surgery
The popularity of cosmetic surgery has seen record highs since the 1960s when silicone was first introduced as a tool to improve skin blemishes and would go on to become an essential part of breast augmentation surgeries not long afterward.
Skin Tags: Where They Come From and Are They Harmful?
For a plastic surgeon who has been in the business for as long as Myron Tannenbaum, there are no surprises anymore. Each day a patient may walk in and declare that they have been living with a particular bodily feature
Signs of Cancer Around the Eyes
One of the scariest experiences a person can have is getting tested by a doctor and hearing the diagnosis return as “cancer.” Yet scarier is the rate of metastisization and the effect the cancer cells can have on the affected