Location: Victoria, BC
Member since 5/19/2011


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  • 8 questions

Questions from Tankie

Lagophthalmos is Causing Painful Dry Eyes. Doctor Wants to Do Gold Implant.

Problem: I am suffering from painful dry eyes due to Lagophthalmos. My oculoplastic surgeon recommends a gold implant placed in the upper eyelid of each eye. Symptoms: - Pain... READ MORE

Excessive Width of Medial Canthus - Lagophthalmos - Ptosis - Dry Eyes

- Experiencing dry eyes from excessive width of medial canthus (both eyes). - Problem from ages 20-24; I do not know what caused it. - My oculoplastic surgeon performed lower... READ MORE

Video of my Lagophthalmos

Please view my 4 min 28 sec video of my lagophthalmos. I try to show how surgery or a filler injection may help support the medial corner of my eyes. Feedback? Other posts... READ MORE

Lagophthalmos - Suggestions?

I have undergone a lower eyelid lengthening procedure with a sclera graft in both eyes, but the surgeon who performed this says he cannot help me any further. I believe (but am... READ MORE

Voltaren Ophthalmic Solution - Safe Long Term?

My GP prescribed me with a bottle of Voltaren Ophthalmic Solution to help manage the pain of my dry eyes. The current plan is for me to use this eye drop indefinitely, possibly... READ MORE

Question About TERRA-CORTRIL® For The Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction?

Hello doctors, Is TERRA-CORTRIL® safe to use for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction for an indefinite period of time? I find that this eye drop provides me with a... READ MORE

Er:YAG Laser to Remove a Mole on Face. V-Beam Laser to Remove Redness. JUVÉDERM to Remove Indentation? (photo)

My doctor used an Er:YAG laser to remove a slightly raised small mole on my face 48 days ago. He is using a V-Beam laser on a low setting once every 2 weeks to remove the... READ MORE

Punch Graft to Remove Facial Scar Caused by Laser - Liquid Injectable Silicone? (photo)

I had a mole removed by an Er:YAG laser 15 weeks ago (see pictures). It has left redness, a divot, and a scar. I am very upset, I was promised a good cosmetic result. Another... READ MORE

Recent comments from Tankie

Any update Bobie? Do you have your before and after pictures yet? READ COMMENT

Any update Bobie? READ COMMENT