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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Duke University
Medical: MD, USC
Post-Medical School TrainingOculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, American Society of Ophthalmic
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) & Indiana University
Treatments offered at University of California, Irvine
Most popular answers from Jeremiah P. Tao, MD
Eyelid gaping is one of the most important side effects of eyelid surgery. First, is to make sure the cornea stays healthy with lubrication, tape (as... READ MORE
5 weeks is still very early. As long as the eyes are comfortable, give it some time. The entire process can take 6-12 months. Athough not necessarily... READ MORE
10 years Ago my Top Left Eyelid Drooped.After 3 Surgeries Yrs. Later It`s the Same, What Else Can I Do? (photo)
Recurrent drooping of the eyelid (or eyelid ptosis) after a prior lift can be due to a variety of factors. Re-stretching of the muscle that opens the... READ MORE
Signs of infection include fever, redness, swelling, and sometimes discharge. Any implanted or injected material may be associated with infection,... READ MORE
While there are a variety of reasons one may find Asian blepharoplasty results unnatural, a crease (or fold) that is too high is often the problem.... READ MORE
Darkening of the iris colour is a well known side effect of both naturally occurring prostaglandins and prostaglandin analogues (PA). PAs are the... READ MORE
Astigmatism, unless very severe, usually does not alter eyelid shape. In some cases of keratoconus (a type of severe astigmatism), the warped cornea... READ MORE
In adults, it is appropriate to wait several months before worrying about lid position after trauma. In young children, one very important... READ MORE
What you have described is either hyperglobus (eyeball pushed up; e.g. from a tumor) or hypertropia (eye is not aligned vertically with the other one)... READ MORE
Unless the ectropion is causing ocular surface damage, waiting is probably the best recommendation since the full healing can take 6-12 months. Even... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Tao
Jeremiah P. Tao, MD has shared 8 before and after pictures with 14 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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