Mohs Surgery

What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery is a micrographic surgery that effectively removes cancerous skin cells while sparing healthy cells. The surgery targets and removes the two most common types of skin cancer cells — basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. Mohs surgery is the golden standard for removing nonmelanoma skin cells around areas with important…

Canthoplasty

Canthoplasty refers to any oculoplastic surgery that alters the lateral canthus (outer corner) of the eye. Some patients receive canthoplasty to achieve almond shaped eyes for cosmetic purposes. However, the eyelid shape can cause vision impairments, making surgery medically necessary for other patients. Causes of Abnormal Eyelid Anatomy Many patients struggle with abnormal eyelid anatomy…

Eye Shape Surgery

Different cultures consider people with almond shaped eyes more attractive and beautiful. Almond shaped eyes feature an outer corner (lateral canthus) that is slightly higher than the inner corner. With almond shaped eyes, the lower eyelid lies just under the iris and covers most of the white sclera. This appealing shape accentuates the color of…

Bulging Eye Surgery

Dr. Taban is an experienced thyroid eye surgeon who uses a minimally invasive technique to perform Bulging Eye Surgery (Orbital Decompression Surgery) on patients who want to reduce the appearance of bulging eyes either for aesthetic or functional purposes. Bulging Eye (exophthalmos) is when eyes appear larger because they are protruding outwards and are more…

Eyelid Ptosis (Droopy Eyelid) Surgery

Droopy Eyelid surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that corrects eyelid ptosis, which means drooping of the upper eyelids. Mild ptosis is a cosmetic abnormality that does not always initially affect eye functionality. However, more severe ptosis can affect vision due to the eyelid blocking the eye’s path of vision. Many children who do not…

Upper Eyelid Filler

Feel Instagram Ready. Upper Eyelid Filler Injections Could Be Exactly What You’re Looking For In an age where everyone keeps in touch by sharing everything on social media, you may be dreading one inescapable aspect – photos. As with many people, you want everyone to see you having fun, not thinking you look old and…

Selecting a Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon

Seems like you can’t throw a rock in Beverly Hills without hitting a plastic surgeon’s office or a soccer mom carrying a Louis Vuitton handbag. Consequently, you can find several doctors or surgeons to choose from if you’re looking to get plastic surgery performed on your eyes to regain a more youthful appearance. You don’t…

4 Reasons You’ll Want to Get a Stye Treated

A stye, also referred to as a hordeolum or chalazion, is a small lump of pus that develops on either the outside or inside of the eyelid. Styes are caused by staphylococcus bacteria and are common enough that most people experience one or two of them in their lifetimes. They rarely cause serious systemic health…

Banish Under Eye Bags for Good with a Lower Blepharoplasty

Many people complain of under-eye “bags” because it creates a tired or older-looking appearance. Under-eye bags develop when the bottom eyelid skin loses elasticity and stretches excessively, which can also cause lines and wrinkles. If you’re like many people, you’ve tried to cover up your baggy under eyes with makeup, yet with little or no…

Subtle Ways That Fillers Can Enhance Your Eyes

Sometimes, a subtle change in your appearance is all that’s needed to reduce the signs of aging or even tiredness. This is especially true around the eyes. Even better, it is possible to truly refresh a person’s appearance without invasive surgery. Los Angeles oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Ray Taban is a foremost expert on enhancing your…