Posts Tagged: eyelid surgery

Reducing Puffy Eyes

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Dr. Ringler

Reducing Puffy Eyes

We’ve all been there- you wake up in the morning with puffy eyes that are swollen and unattractive. This can be caused by any number of factors; seasonal allergies, water retention from too much salt, a hangover, crying, or changes in the weather, just to name a few.

The good news is that there are some pretty simple home remedies that many people have found effective over the years that don’t cost much money and may be worth a try.

*Tea bags that have been soaked in warm water and then chilled in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes can be placed over the eyes to help reduce puffiness.

*Thick slices of…

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5 Myths about Eyelid Surgery

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Dr. Ringler

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is done to improve upper eyelid contour and smoothen hollows, bags, and puffiness of the lower eyelid. It is a popular cosmetic surgical procedure that thousands of men and women undergo each year. Before choosing to have eyelid surgery, it is important to know some myths and facts about the procedure.

Myth 1.) Eyelid surgery will remove crow’s feet.
Fact ) The appearance of crow’s feet is a result of the repeated movement and contraction of eyelid muscles near the upper cheek and eye. Whenever a person smiles or blinks or talks, the muscles contract and a skin wrinkle is formed. These lines become permanent after many years. Eyelid surgery removes fat that causes bags…

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Americans Approval of Plastic Surgery on the Rise

Posted on April 9, 2011 by Dr. Ringler

A new study published by the ASAPS shows that now, more than ever, Americans approve of cosmetic plastic surgery. The study, which was released this month, found that 51% of Americans regardless of income hold a favorable view of plastic surgery.

While the approval numbers vary somewhat between income levels—56% with an income above $75,000 approve while just 45% with an income between $50,000 to $75,000 approve—there is an overall 3% increase in approval from 2009.

ASAPS President Felmont F. Eaves III, MD credits society’s growing dedication to maintaining a good physical appearance and adds that, “As both traditional surgical procedures have been improved and refined, and new nonsurgical…

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