HARRIS EYELID & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY BLOG

Dr. Matheson Harris offers expert opinions on eyelid and facial plastic surgery, as well as new and upcoming treatments, the latest in facial rejuvenation, current topics in medicine, and tips on getting through your facial plastic surgical procedure safely and with the best outcome.

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: 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 […]

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 […]

I get asked regularly to inject Botox around the mouth, mainly to soften the vertical lip lines (i.e. pucker lines, smoker lines). These lines are notoriously difficult to treat and Botox is just one way to go about it. But is it the best way? You have to weigh the pros and cons of injecting […]

Humanitarian work has kept us busy lately. In the past 4 months we’ve traveled to Jamaica, Haiti and the Philippines. We have seen some wonderful places, met some wonderful people, and hopefully rendered some meaningful service. In May, my wife Micki and I made our first trip to Kingston, Jamaica to develop a new eye […]