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Office Injections & Procedures

Office injections are a huge part of my practice, whether they are cosmetic injections of Botox or fillers, injections in the periocular region to remove... Read More

Frontalis Suspension Ptosis Repair

Frontalis suspension is a specialized technique used to correct upper lid ptosis when the upper lid function is very poor:  in certain cases of congenital... Read More

The Difference Between Ptosis Repair and Blepharoplasty

Upper lid surgery can be confusing.  Let’s demystify!  The following panels explain the difference between ptosis repair and upper blepharoplasty. Basically, think of upper blepharoplasty... Read More

Custom Cosmetic Blepharoplasty of the Lower Lids

Are you a cookie cutter lower lid cosmetic patient? The old adage, “When all you’ve got is a hammer, everything is an anvil” is also... 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

Advanced “Triad” Lower Blepharoplasty: Action Strip!

Triad Lower Blepharoplasty I present intraoperative photos of this advanced lower blepharoplasty technique. The technique is suitable for anyone who wants simultaneous fat transfer to the... Read More

The latest Medicare audit

I am happy to report that I have completed another Medicare audit, this time of 34 patients who underwent surgery in 2014, and all of... Read More

Asian cosmetic ptosis and upper blepharoplasty surgery: a case report

Most Asian patients who seek elective upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) are concerned about eyelid fold symmetry.  The upper eyelid fold overlies the lid crease, like a... Read More

Cosmetic Reconstruction: Identify the Real Problem!

This case report is very illustrative of the importance of a careful assement of eyelid position and mechanics, as well as careful image analysis.  The... Read More

Intraoperative and Office Photos for Cosmetic Canthal Reconstruction

This image slideshow compliments the blog post “Cosmetic Reconstruction: Identify the Real Problem!“. Read More

Cosmetic Impact of Correcting Small Degrees of Eyelid Ptosis

Cosmetic Benefits of Repair of Small Degrees of Ptosis Oculoplastic surgeons routinely treat ptosis, which strictly speaking is a malposition of the upper eyelid. The... 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