Category Archives: Eye Surgery

Frequently Asked Questions about Orbital Decompression Surgery

Orbital decompression is a surgical procedure designed to treat several different eye conditions, most commonly thyroid eye disease, by removing some bone from the eye socket, creating more space for the orbital soft tissues and allowing the eye to return to a more normal position. For some patients orbital fat can also be debulked to […]

What You Need to Know About Punctoplasty

Punctoplasty is a surgical procedure intended to correct a narrowing of the eyelid punctum which can cause watery eyes with overflow tearing. The punctum is a small hole found in the inner aspect of the upper and lower eyelids that represents the start of the tear drainage system. When the punctum becomes narrowed, it is […]

Top Treatment Options For Watery Eyes

At first glance, excessive tear production, known as Watery Eye or Watering Eye does not appear to be a serious condition. However if left untreated, chronic excessive tears can cause eye discomfort, irritation and blurry vision. Fortunately, treatments exist to help this problem, technically known as “epiphora.” Here is a look at at the top […]

Spreading Thyroid Eye Disease Awareness

This spring, a public and patient event will be held to highlight Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). This gathering will spread awareness of this condition, which causes discomfort and negative aesthetic changes in the eye area due to shifting hormone levels The meeting will take place from 11 am – 5.30 pm on May 16, 2014, […]

Mr. Leatherbarrow Lectures at the University of Manchester

Recently, Mr. Brian Leatherbarrow spoke at the Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre at the University of Manchester. As part of the Manchester Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbital Dissection Course, Mr. Leatherbarrow shared his knowledge and experience as a guest speaker at the event. The courses took place from January 22nd to 24th, with Mr. Leatherbarrow […]

Mr. Leatherbarrow Helps Spread Facial Palsy Awareness

Mr. Leatherbarrow recently contributed his knowledge and expertise to Facial Palsy UK, a charity created specifically to support those affected by the disorder. He has provided the organization with information regarding eye surgery, which will be used to help educate and inform their site’s visitors about their treatment options. He is a member of the […]

Mr. Leatherbarrow Gives Lectures in South Africa and Barcelona

In September, Mr. Leatherbarrow participated in the 32nd annual meeting of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS) in Barcelona. The event consisted of lectures given by internationally renowned speakers, with topics ranging from clinical practice issues to the latest scientific findings and ideas regarding ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. At the […]

What You Should Know When Considering Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Whether you’re looking into cosmetic eye surgery because you’re unhappy with how baggy your under eye areas have become or because your upper eyelids are uncomfortably droopy, there are several points to consider. Understanding what is involved and choosing the right surgeon is vital. Cosmetic eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty or an “eye lift,” […]

Top Patient Questions about Blepharoplasty

For most people, drooping or sagging eyelids are simply a part of the aging process. However for some, this issue may impair vision or create a tired look, causing a person to lose their self-confidence. Blepharoplasty (cosmetic eyelid surgery) is a commonly-performed operation that removes folds of skin from the upper eyelids and eye bags […]

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