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Droopy Eyelid Surgery - Blepharoplasty or Ptosis Repair?

November 1, 2016 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Blepharoplasty Droopy Eyelid Ptosis Brow Lift

Droopy eyelids can be seen in infants and the elderly.  It can result from a weak muscle or sagging skin.  Oculoplastic surgery is necessary to fix a droopy eyelid and restore vision and a rested look.

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Ptosis Repair, Blepharoplasty, and Brow Lifting To Correct Droopy Eyelids

November 10, 2015 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Blepharoplasty Ptosis Brow Lift

Droopy eyelid surgery may require addressing three separate conditions - eyelid ptosis, dermatochalasis, and brow ptosis.  A consultation with an oculoplastic surgeon is necessary to discuss which problem needs to be addressed to fully correct the condition.

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What Is An Oculoplastic Surgeon?

September 29, 2015 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Blepharoplasty Ptosis Eyelid Surgery Tearing

Long Island residents looking for cosmetic or reconstructive eyelid surgery may turn to North Shore Eye Care for specialized oculoplastics services.  In this field, we also take care of patients with tearing, styes, eyelid/orbital tumors, droopy eyelids, eyelid bags, and much more.

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Congenital Ptosis Repair | Long Island

August 25, 2015 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Ptosis Droopy Eyelid

Droopy eyelids can be a problem at birth or a condition that develops during the aging process.  When present at birth, congenital ptosis should be evaluated by a pediatric ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon to make sure that the lids and eyes develop normally to prevent amblyopia.  Ignoring this problem may result in permanent vision loss and social delay.

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Droopy Eyelid Surgery on Long Island at North Shore Eye Care

August 18, 2015 — by Samuel Baharestani
Tags: Long Island Oculoplastic Surgeon Ptosis Blepharoplasty Browlift

Long Island residents with droopy eyelids can turn to North Shore Eye Care for surgery to lift and reposition their lids back to their youthful state.  Often, medicare and other commercial insurance plans will cover the procedure to improve peripheral vision that has been lost.

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Eyelid problems... Dr. Neil Nichols joins North Shore eye care

October 3, 2010 — by
Tags: Eyelid Ptosis Entropion Ectropion Blepharoplasty

Dr. Neil Nichols, a board certified eye surgeon and oculoplastic specialist, is now taking care of all of the North Shore eye care patients with eyelid problems.  Dr. Nichols has done additional fellowship training in cornea and oculoplastics.  He now handles all of the eyelid problems at North Shore eye care

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North Shore eye care offers oculoplastics in smithtown new york

August 8, 2010 — by
Tags: Eye Eyelid Plastics Blepharoplasty Ptosis

North Shore eye care, a leader in eye care in long island new york now offers oculoplastics to their patients.  Our board certified eye doctors are happy to have Dr. Neil Nichols coming to our smithtown new york office to help patients with eyelid problems such as ptosis, dermatochalasis, ectropion, and entropion.

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Ptosis or "droopy eyelids"

March 18, 2010 — by John Mauro
Tags: Ptosis Droopy Eyelids Eyelid Surgery Smithtown Eye Surgery

The word Ptosis refers to an abnormal drooping of the upper eyelid. This may occur for many reasons. At North Shore Eye Care we typically see patients who have dermatochalasis, which is a fancy term that means your lids may be droopy from excess skin above your eyes that develops as we get older. Patients usually start to notice that one eye appears smaller than the other, which appears that way, but in reality it’s that one eye is droopier than the other. Some individuals find that their drooping eyelids  actually make them feel sleepy, while others feel it gives them headaches because they constantly need to raise their eyebrows to lift the eyelids to see better. Many patients also find themselves lifting there head up and back to see better and that can lead to upper neck and back pain and strain. When you see an ophthalmologist, they will examine your eyes and perform  several tests to establish what the cause of your eyelid  droop is. They will also perfo

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