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The Medical Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery

When you think about the benefits of cosmetic surgery, you probably think of the improvement to your appearance as the No. 1 reason to go ahead with a procedure. But what you may not realize is that cosmetic surgery doesn’t just improve your appearance, it can improve your overall health, too. Here are some top […]

What causes puffiness in the lower eyelid?

The problem arises when the membrane under the lid becomes weaker with age and allows the fatty protective tissue around the eye to bulge forward. This pressure on the skin and muscles of the lower eyelid stretches them and causes noticeable puffiness or bags to form under the eyes. Unfortunately, this type of bulging can […]

Lifestyle Lift Shuts Down Most of Its Business, Considers Bankruptcy

This headline, published in The Wall Street Journal on March 2, 2015, summarizes the demise of a national facial cosmetic surgical procedure provider that was the focus of many questions from our patients. Some of our patients came to us after a consultation at the Lifestyle Lift center in Dallas. Many patients were disappointed because […]

Am I a good candidate for eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?

Any one, or combination, of the following conditions may indicate that you are a good candidate for eyelid surgery: Excess skin obscuring the natural fold of the upper eyelids Loose skin hanging over the edge of the upper eyelids, perhaps impairing vision A puffy appearance of the upper eyelids, making the eyes look tired Excess […]