Entries by Matheson Harris

Vanity and Cosmetic Surgery

VANITY AND COSMETIC SURGERY We see all kinds of patients in our office from all different backgrounds, almost equal numbers of men and women. A common question or comment we get is “Am I being vain by wanting to do this?” when asking about an eyelid lift. Or others become immediately defensive stating “I’m not […]

Eyelid surgery pitfalls: know what to avoid

Posted by: Dr. Matheson Harris Eyelid surgery pitfalls Eyelid surgery, most often blepharoplasty or eyelid lifting, is one of the most common plastic surgeries done in America.  Most people have eyelid surgery due to excess skin hanging down over their eyes, which may block their vision.  Other times eyelid surgery is done to improve the […]

Eyelid surgery pitfalls: know what to avoid

Eyelid surgery pitfalls Eyelid surgery, most often blepharoplasty or eyelid lifting, is one of the most common plastic surgeries done in America.  Most people have eyelid surgery due to excess skin hanging down over their eyes, which may block their vision.  Other times eyelid surgery is done to improve the appearance of the eyes. However, […]

Humanitarian Trip: Podgorica, Montenegro

Our latest humanitarian trip took us to southeastern Europe. Montenegro is a Balkan state on the coast of the Adriatic Sea.  It was part of the former Yugoslavia after WWI, broke off with Serbia into FR Yugoslavia in 1992. In 2006, they again became an independent nation.  It is a beautiful, mountainous country with incredible views. […]

Floppy eyelid syndrome and sleep apnea

Floppy eyelid syndrome: What is it? Floppy eyelid syndrome is a fairly common problem where the eyelids get stretched out and become irritated and red. The eyes also get red and sore, with tearing and mucus mattering being common symptoms.  Floppy eyelid syndrome is common in people with sleep apnea, or in those who are […]

What to expect after eyelid surgery (video)

The day of your eyelid surgery can be stressful, most because you don’t know exactly what to expect. Will there be pain? Will you be able to see and function. I’ll try and answer the most common “after eyelid surgery” questions here. Will there be pain after eyelid surgery? Most eyelid surgeries are not especially […]