Eyelid Malposition

Male upper blepharoplasty: how to look different, but not too different.

Male upper blepharoplasty can be performed for medical reasons, cosmetic reason, or both.  Upper lid position becomes medical when it obscures vision.  A good rule... Read More

Bringing home the hardware annually!

Dr. Walrath continually getting awards from vitals.com for compassionate care and regularly receives the “Patient’s Choice Award”!  (Well, except for 2015, when compassion was apparently... Read More

The internet takes notice!

It would appear that healthgrades.com has figured out that Dr. Walrath does the most oculoplastic surgery in the region! Read More

Ectropion Repair and Direct Brow Lift in Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

This 81 year old gentleman came to see me because he had poor vision from a drooping brow, and discomfort from a folded out lower... Read More

Drill Hole Canthoplasty to Improve Upper Eyelid Closure

Many patients cannot close their eyes properly, due to surgical complications or paralysis or aging.  This video demonstrates that, in patients with some degree of eyelid... Read More

More reviews of “Team Walrath”

Text comments from 18 recent consecutive reviews!  (Why 18?  I don’t know!  That’s what “they” gave me!) I think the attitude and culture that we... Read More

Fixing the multi-operated eyelid

This 62 year old woman came from the Midwest for relief from the following problems: tearing and irritation on the left side.  Her story started in... Read More

Choosing your eyelid surgeon

It turns out that a lot of surgeons perform eyelid surgery, including: ophthalmologists, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons, and others.  So why would you choose an... Read More

Eyelid Surgery: What does my insurance pay for, and what is cosmetic?

Insurance is always changing, and patients better believe that covered benefits are only going to lessen, not increase, over time.  If a patient truly believes... Read More

Basal cell carcinoma reconstruction – optimizing cosmetic results

Basal cell carcinoma is quite common, especially on the face, since it is associated with sun exposure. Around the eyelids, it is most commonly found... Read More

What type of anesthesia is right for my eyelid surgery?

For “standard” eyelid surgery, I find that the level of anesthesia can usually be decided on between the patient and myself.  From April 2014 thru... Read More

Help! My eyes don’t close after my eyelid surgery!

Monday was just another typical day in my office: two more patients, unable to close their eyes after having eyelid surgery done elsewhere. There are... Read More