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Common Eyelid Problems

Common eyelid problems.

Your eyelids are crucial when it comes to the health of your eye. They help provide coverage for your eyes, and also help distribute moisture so your eyes stay hydrated. Your eyes also change as you age due to the effects of natural aging and certain lifestyle factors. This can lead not only to cosmetic … Read more

Are Sagging Eyelids Genetic?

The effects of natural aging can take a toll on one’s facial appearance. Between fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging, your face can make you look years older than you are. One of the major areas where this happens is your upper eyelids. Sagging eyelids can age you and also impact your vision in severe cases. … Read more

Puffy Eyes & More: Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Physical effects of sleep deprivation.

Sleep deprivation can cause a lot of issues beyond you just feeling tired. It can impact your mental health, physical health, and emotional well-being. It can also impact the way you look as your face is often the first place the signs of aging, tiredness, and stress shows. We recommend that adults get at least … Read more

Why Looking Tired Makes Us Unattractive

Why looking tired makes you unattractive.

It is recommended that adults get at least seven to nine hours of sleep each night. If you struggle with falling asleep or even staying asleep it can wreak havoc on your body. Poor sleep hygiene has been linked to mental health issues, overeating, obesity, and even issues with your memory. Your appearance can also … Read more

Understanding the Aging Eye

Understanding the aging eye.

As you age, you may notice the area around your eyes change. This could be solely due to the effects of natural aging, but it could also be from certain diseases or even prior cosmetic treatments that have affected the muscles around your eyes. While these changes are often harmless medically, you may not appreciate the … Read more

Causes of Graves’ Disease

Causes of Graves' disease

The causes of Graves’ disease are not entirely known yet. What we do know is that Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to overproduce thyroid hormones. This condition is also referred to as “hyperthyroidism.” Thyroid hormones can impact various aspects of your body. These include: Your nervous system Brain development … Read more

Eye Injuries from Sports

Girl with eye injuries from sports

Thousands of people suffer from eye injuries from sports every year. You can prevent most of these could by wearing proper safety gear. While children are often the most vulnerable to injury, sports-related eye injures can severely impact people of all ages. Various types of eye injuries can determine the type of treatment needed and … Read more

Living With a Prosthetic Eye

Living with a prosthetic eye is not as limiting as some might think

Losing an eye can be a very difficult and emotional experience for anyone, no matter what age. Whether the loss is due to infection, genetic mutations, prenatal deformities, or even injury, the process can be a challenge. However, medical advancements have made living with a prosthetic eye a reality that has transformed the lives of … Read more

Importance of Facial Symmetry

Image demonstating the importance of facial symmetry in beauty and attraction

The standards of beauty and attractiveness have evolved over centuries. From waistlines and rear-end sizes to skin tone and facial features, most trends have continually changed with the times. The trends also differentiate between countries and cultures. There are some aspects of attraction that have stayed the same over time. For example, men’s height has … Read more

Bruising After Eyelid Surgery: How to Deal With It

Bruising after eyelid surgery

Eyelid surgery is a great option to treat droopy eyelids and address excess skin on your eyelids. Natural aging can cause fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, puffy eyelids, and tired-looking eyes, which can all be addressed with eyelid surgery. While the procedure has several great benefits, one of the side effects is bruising. Below … Read more