Is there anything more sensitive on the human face than our eyes? In this installment of Inside Cosmetic Surgery, we speak with Dr. Nancy Swartz, an ophthalmic plastic surgeon in Philadelphia, about the advantages of seeking a specialist for your cosmetic eye surgery, or blepharoplasty.
Not all cosmetic eye procedures are invasive. Dr. Swartz also talks about the evolution from surgically invasive procedures to now being able to treat many conditions with dermal fillers like Botox or Restylane.
Listen to the full interview, or read through the transcript!Read Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Nancy Swartz Educates us on Blepharoplasty article
As we age, our skin gradually loses its elasticity. The lack of elasticity, combined with the constant pull of gravity, results in wrinkles and excessive skin being formed in the lower and upper eyelids.
The excess skin collected in the lower eyelids creates bulges and wrinkles, while the excess skin right above the upper eyelids leads [...]