Tucson Oculoplastic Surgeon
5979 East Grant Road, #115
Tucson, Arizona 85715 US
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Could my tear glands have been damaged during surgery?

Its unlikely that glands were damaged--more likely that your eyes are just more dry and that you may not be blinking completely enough.Try a firm... READ MORE

What is the scientific term for the fat in your eyelid?

Orbital fat herniation into the eyelid in called:Steatoblepharonpeople might also call it blepharochalasis READ MORE

Can I make my eyes more the same size? (Photo)

It looks like you may need a ptosis (muscle) repair on the left.you could consult an Oculoplasticsspecialist in your area. READ MORE

I have tired looking eyes. What treatment would you recommend? (photos)

I agree, you best bet is probably filler injection.save your money the creams don't work.I guess you have already tried good concealer makeup? READ MORE

Can Botox damage be reversed?

Hi-I'd recommend a consultation to see about fillers for those flattened cheeks. As we loose collagen, that's exactly where the "fill" is needed. READ MORE

Uneven eyes? (Photo)

Hi-it looks like you have a tiny bit of remaining eye misalignment--I think that is what you are seeing when you look up and to the side... READ MORE

Why do some doctors use drains after a facelift and some don't?

The type and complexity of the surgery, as well as the individual person's characteristics dictate whether or not a drain or overnight stay is... READ MORE

2 weeks post op upper & lower Eyelid Surgery, bunching in corner of both eyes & bumps in outer corners. Is this normal? (photos)

Hi-yes the post op photos look normal --it will smooth out as it heals.I would tell my patients not to massage the area, maybe just place a dab of the... READ MORE

Do I have ptosis? (17 year old male) (photos)

Hi-I think you do have a bit of ptosis, left side.I would recommend seeing an oculo-facial plastic surgeon-i.e. an ophthalmologist that specializes in... READ MORE

My upper lids are blocking my sight. Will medicare and aarp cover eye lid surgery?

Yes- it is possible that Medicare will cover your surgery-but they are quite strict-you have to have a fairly severe droop. Ask your doctor to order a... READ MORE

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