Qualifications + Eyelid Surgery

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Opthamologist or Plastic Surgeon for Eyelid Surgery?

I am turning 60 soon and have asked a number of people for recommendations on who to perform upper and lower eyelid surgery. Some recommend a plastic... READ MORE

Is an Opthamologist Qualified to Perform the Upper Eyelid Surgery?

I have had the vision test indicating that my vision is greatly impaired by drooping, sagging eyelids. The opthamologist who did the test assured me... READ MORE

For Blephoplasty, Which Would Be More Competent...a Oculoplastic Surgeon or a Regular Plastic Surgeon??

For Blephoplasty, Which Would Be More Competent...a Oculoplastic Surgeon or a Regular Plastic Surgeon?? READ MORE

Upper Blepheroplasty for Hooded Eyelids? (photo)

HI, I'm a 38 yr old Hispanic woman and have very hooded eyelids. I want to get this procedure done within 3 months, so my question is; Should I go to... READ MORE

How do I find the specialized doctor I need for eyelid ptosis?

I posted a question about eyelid ptosis correction and got a really great and detailed answer from Dr. Steinsapir. The thing that is disheartening is... READ MORE

For Blepharoplasty Go to Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon or Facial Plastic Surgeon?

I had lower Blepharoplasty April 2011. Right after the surgery there were no bags. But 2 months later the bags started to appear. Now I am... READ MORE

For Eyelid Surgery is It Better to Go to a Dr Who is a Member of ASOPRS to Be Certain of Good Results?

Been researching eyelid surgery for years. I'm sure I have festoons and I do have very bad hooded eyes. I've read all the horror stories which is why... READ MORE

Can an Oculoplastic Surgeon Perform an Double Eyelid Surgery?

I am considering an double eyelid surgery but I live in Belgium and can not go to a Asia for this procedure. I have found an oculoplastic surgeon who... READ MORE

Blepharoplasty, Is a ASOPRS Doctor O.k. for Blepharoplasty? Or Do I Need Board Certified?

I am alread scheduled for Blepharopoplasty upper only next month. The doctor is a member of ASOPRS here in Sacramento. Should I only be going to a... READ MORE

Which type of a doctor is a more qualified plastic surgeon for a lower Blepharoplasty?

Should I choose a doc certified by the Am Board of Ophthal. with plastic surgeon fellowship OR a BOARD certified (FACIAL)Plastic surgeon? I liked a... READ MORE

I am thinking about getting blepharoplasty--upper eye lids. Are Ophthalmologists qualified to do this?

Or, should I seek a plastic surgeon? What board certification should he/she have? I do not have ptosis, I just want my twenty year old eye lids back.... READ MORE

Will Insurance pay for Eye Lid Surgery if your eye lids are causing problems with your eyes?

If so, under what circumstances would surgery quality for insurance coverage. READ MORE

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