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5 out of 5 stars Facelift
I was tired of looking into the mirror and seeing someone I didn't recognize. Dr. Higa is also my Ophthalmologist and helped me with an eyebrow lift and removed the bags under my eyes. This procedure turned out well so I decided to let him do my lower face. This procedure had an easier recovery with less bruising than the eye procedures, understandably. I asked Dr. Higa not to make my face...
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Zoology, UCLA
Medical: MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Post-Medical School TrainingFellowships:
Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne
Oculoplastic Surgery, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne
Internship: Transitional, University of Hawaii
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Meifang, Old post but still a relevant question. It is a straightforward procedure changing the eyelid shape. You may wish to lower you upper eyelid... READ MORE
Uneven incision on upper Asian blepharoplasty. Afraid that after a few months of recovering it'll stay looking this way. (photo)
Missy, I tell patients that the final outcome of the surgery may not be appreciated for 3-6 months following the procedure. In your case, the lids ... READ MORE
Fantasy,I'm curious as to what surgery was performed on your lids. In your preop pics I can see an elevated crease which generally means that you ... READ MORE
Heart1234, The best way to determine who should operate on your eyes is to ask around, get a couple consultations, then look at before and after... READ MORE
Ramlawarsame, From your picture it looks like you have upper eyelid ptosis. The muscle lifting the lid (levator) may be weak or partially detached... READ MORE
Namjoonie,There are a number of reasons why you can wake up with puffy lids. You may wish to see your primary care doctor to rule out: thyroid,... READ MORE
Seektolookyouth, it looks like your eyelid swelling is a normal part of the healing. It is too early to know what the final outcome will be, but the ... READ MORE
Luckystars, your eyelids appear to have a bit of extra skin. Suture procedures would not address this and you may still have extra skin following ... READ MORE
49 old Japanese seeks double eyelid surgery to get large open attractive eyes. What method is best to fulfill my wish? (photos)
HVACprincess, from your pictures it looks as though you use a significant amount of brow and lid muscle action to raise your lids. You would benefit... READ MORE
My sister and I have been told that because we have permanent eyeliner, we will never be able to have this surgery. Is it true?
LoKuri16, there is no contraindication to having eyelid surgery. Keep in mind, however, if your eyeliner is really wide (high), lid surgery may ... READ MORE
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