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Chalazia & Styes

One of the most frequently encountered eyelid problems are chalazia.  A chalazion, also known as an internal hordeolum, is a localized focal inflammation of the eyelids caused by an obstruction of the meibomian glands. The meibomian glands are oil-producing sebaceous glands situated within the tarsal plate of the eyelid. The oils secreted by the Meibomian… Read More


Blepharoptosis is a common condition where one or both upper eyelids droop. It is one of the most frequently encountered conditions seen in an Oculoplastic Surgery practice. In mild cases, this can cause cosmetic concerns. It causes a tired appearance which will reduce an individual’s self-esteem. In more severe cases, it can cause a reduction… Read More

Common Eyelid Malpositions

Ectropion: Ectropion is defined as a condition in which the eyelid margin turns outward. Typically seen in older individuals as a result of senescence, ectropion most commonly affects the lower eyelids. Ectropion can be classified as congenital, involutional, cicatricial, paralytic, or mechanical and ranges from mild cases in which only a segment of the eyelid… Read More

How to Prepare and Heal From Morpheus:

Is surgery right for me? Cosmetic intervention is a lot to consider. Even if you desire to restore your youthful appearance, you might be wary of committing to a surgical procedure. You might be thinking, what course of treatment is right for me? Luckily, Schlessinger Eye and Face offers advanced, non-invasive cosmetic treatments to revive… Read More