Enhance Eyelid Surgery with Injectables

Eyelid surgery is a common procedure that is used as a part of a cosmetic facial treatment plan. When performed by a skilled, experienced oculoplastic surgeon, it can reduce saggy upper eyelids or minimize under-eye bags. However, not everyone is interested in undergoing a surgical procedure – perhaps you want to avoid an invasive surgery…

Eyelid Rejuvenation: More Than Just Surgery

It’s commonly believed that facial rejuvenation procedures all involve surgery. However, Los Angeles oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Mehryar “Ray” Taban, an expert in rejuvenating the appearance of the eyes, wants you to know that a range of non-surgical procedures, including dermal fillers and neuromodulators, is available. If you think you’d benefit from eyelid rejuvenation, Dr. Taban…

What Causes Under-Eye Bags?

“I love my under-eye bags!” said no one ever. Baggy under-eyes add years to your appearance or cause those around you to ask why you’re so tired. If you’re like many people, though, you may think that under-eye bags develop simply due to a lack of sleep and you may believe that it’s difficult to…

The Fascinating History of Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty is the medical term for medical or cosmetic eyelid surgery. It’s a popular procedure that continues to gain in stature because it helps rejuvenate a tired and aging appearance caused by droopy eyelids. Cosmetic eyelid surgery is a delicate, complex procedure that requires the oculoplastic surgeon to possess unsurpassed training and knowledge as well…

What to Expect During Orbital Decompression Surgery

Proptosis, or exophthalmos, is an unusual bulging of the eye from its socket. It can form in a single eye or in both, and the root cause is thought to be related to an underlying thyroid problem. At TabanMD, Los Angeles oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Mehryar “Ray” Taban understands the effect that orbital decompression can have on…

Droopy Eyelids: What Causes Them and How They Can Be Fixed?

Imagine having to do 20,000 sit ups or write 20,000 words a day every day—never a day off to rest and recover. The stomach muscles or fingers would get tired, cramp up, and eventually break down. Yet, that’s how many times per day the levator muscles are estimated to repeatedly lift a person’s eyelids every…

How to Choose an Oculoplastic Surgeon Who’s Right for You

The eyes are considered by most people to be the windows to the soul. This widely held belief is what makes eyelid surgery one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed yearly. Not only that, an eyelid lift (also known as a blepharoplasty) can help patients see better by removing any excess skin that…

How to Prepare Yourself for Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

The prospect of surgery is daunting, and it’s no different with cosmetic surgery, especially if you’re thinking of undergoing plastic surgery on the eyes. At TabanMD in Beverly Hills, many of our patients are concerned about the chances of painful or undesirable side effects from a cosmetic eyelid surgery procedure. We understand. First of all,…

Modern Advancements in Prosthetic Eye Creation

Creating a prosthetic eye is a special form of art that, when made by a skilled ocularist, the prosthetic becomes a part of its wearer. The process of fitting an ocular prosthesis usually begins with surgery to remove all or most of the non-functioning or damaged eye in order to create what is known as…