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Understanding Thyroid Eye Disease

Navigating Thyroid Eye Disease with a SightMD Oculoplastic Surgeon Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), also known as Graves’ ophthalmopathy or Graves’ orbitopathy, is a complex autoimmune condition that affects the eyes and surrounding tissues. The impact of TED extends beyond...

February 05, 2024
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How Long Do Results of Oculoplastic Surgery Last?

How long do the results of oculoplastic surgery typically last? Oculoplastic surgery has emerged as a transformative solution for rejuvenating and revitalizing the delicate eye area. Whether it’s correcting droopy eyelids, eliminating under-eye bags, or addressing other cosmetic concerns,...

January 25, 2024
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Oculoplastic Surgery for Under-Eye Bags and Puffiness

Can Oculoplastic Surgery help with under-eye bags and puffiness? The eyes are often considered the windows to the soul, but sometimes, they can also reveal signs of aging and fatigue. Under-eye bags and puffiness are common concerns that can...

January 17, 2024
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The Difference Between Blepharoplasty and Ptosis Repair Surgery

Don’t you love titles that have words you can barely pronounce, let alone know the meaning of? Be patient,please, because we at SightMD have been asked about the differences in these types of eyelid surgeries and feel it is...

November 02, 2023
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Things to Consider Before Choosing Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery, while a commonly performed operation, is still something that most people would like to avoid if at all possible. (And the eye care professionals at SightMD “get it.” We understand how anyone might feel squeamish about such...

October 04, 2023
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What type of doctor is best for eyelid surgery?

At SightMD, we know how important it is for our patients to access the eye care they need or desire. In some cases, it may be medically necessary or cosmetically preferable to receive plastic surgery on the delicate areas surrounding...

September 04, 2023
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How long should you rest after eyelid surgery?

Unfortunately, there is nothing “quick” about recovering from eyelid surgery (or “blepharoplasty,” as we professionals call it). As we noted above, any eye-related operation requires care and attention on the part of the ophthalmologists – and a lot of patience from...

August 21, 2023
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When Do You Need Droopy Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery reduces the bagginess from your lower eyelids and gets rid of excess skin on your upper eyelids. This procedure is effective in improving sight in people with sagging eyelids that affect their vision. An eyelift also eliminates...

July 14, 2023
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Eye and Ear Health, Looking Your Best

How is Skin Cancer Treated On The Eye?

Yes, we can imagine how you might be cringing as you read the title to this “Everyday InSight” blog. Skin cancer unfortunately happens, and may develop anywhere on a person’s body—including the eyelids. Treatment Options for Eyelid Cancer If...

June 20, 2023
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What are common causes for Eyelid Cancer?

Cancer can grow on any part of the body, including the eyelids. When cells start to grow at an unpredictable rate around your eyes, they may form a tumor. It is important to find out whether or not that tumor...

May 19, 2023
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