Eyelid Surgery


As we age, the delicate skin around our eyes can appear puffy or saggy. Eyelid skin stretches, muscles weaken, and the normal deposits of protective fat around the eye bulge. The surgical procedure which Drs. Bellotte use to remove excess eyelid tissues (skin, muscle, or fat) is called blepharoplasty Continue reading

Pingueculum and Pterygium

A pingueculum is a growth on the conjunctiva (the thin mucus membrane that coats the outside of the eyeball). The growth looks like a thickened area of tissue and is often cream-colored. It may contain yellow fibers and clear crystals. Usually it grows from the corner of your eye and stops before reaching the cornea (the clear, outer layer of your eye that covers the iris and pupil). Continue reading

Ptosis (drooping eyelid)

Ptosis is drooping of the upper eyelid. The lid may droop slightly or it may cover the pupil (the dark center of the eye). One or both eyelids may be affected. Continue reading

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