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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

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


4 Reasons Intense Pulsed Light Improves Skin Texture and Appearance

What if there was a way to dramatically improve the texture and appearance of your skin without surgery? There is, thanks to intense pulsed light therapy, or IPL!  Every day, more and more people are choosing IPL to revitalize their appearance. The procedure can almost turn back the clock when it comes to your skin. … 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


Are You Using the Right Skincare Products to Protect Your Skin from the Sun?

When it comes to protecting your skin from the sun, it should involve more than reaching for the nearest tube of over-the-counter sunscreen. You want to treat your skin right! Choosing a sunblock is not only a matter of considering SPF. Keep reading to find out if you are using the best possible skincare products… Read More


4 Things that Make Microneedling RF Worth It

Do you have wrinkles, large pores, or scars? Whether they result from genetics, aging, or injury, imperfections can put a damper on your self-confidence.  Thanks to radiofrequency microneedling, or microneedling RF, these imperfections don’t have to be permanent. You can dramatically improve the texture of your skin and rejuvenate your whole appearance through a quick… Read More