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Plastic Surgery and COVID19: What You Should Know Jun 23rd, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, you might be wondering about the timeline for your previously scheduled elective cosmetic surgery procedures. Or you may be revisiting plans for plastic surgery that you’d made earlier in the year. Can you safely go forward with your plans? The Centers for Disease Control and...

Preparing for Orbital Surgery and What It Takes May 15th, 2020

If you have bulging or prominent eyes, medically called “exophthalmos,” you may be seeing a symptom of an underlying condition that puts pressure on your eye socket. If the levels of orbital pressure around your eye become too high, you could suffer lasting negative effects, including potential vision loss. You...

Do You Have Prominent Eyes? Apr 24th, 2020

The area around your eyes, and the positioning of your eyes in your face, can be affected by genetics as well as potentially serious medical conditions. These include thyroid eye disease and orbital cysts or growth, as well as problems with your sinuses. Depending on the severity of your protruding...

Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes? Mar 12th, 2020

This week, Dr. Raymond Douglas, answers the question “Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes?” Patients frequently ask Dr. Douglas why they have dark circles under their eyes and how to get rid of them. In this video he discusses what causes dark circles and various treatment options. ...

How To Avoid Botched Eyelid Surgery Mar 12th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses how to avoid botched eyelid surgery.  How do you avoid getting botched upper eyelid surgery? Dr. Douglas stresses that it is very important to talk about both the upper and lower eyelids. He first talks about the upper eyelids...

Customized Orbital Decompression Mar 12th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses Customized Orbital Decompression.     What will a decompression accomplish?  Dr. Douglas likes to think of customized orbital decompression as building a house. The decompression starts with a foundation of improvement, it puts the eyes back into a near...

Facial Contouring: Buccal Fat Removal Mar 12th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses facial contouring and buccal fat removal.      How can I improve my facial appearance?  Many patients often ask Dr. Douglas what they can do to improve their facial appearance. The first thing he starts with is facial contouring....

What Is Grave's Eye Disease? Mar 12th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas defines and discusses Graves’ Eye Disease.      What is Graves’ Eye Disease? Is it the same as Thyroid Eye Disease?  Graves’ disease was named after a person, and it is a systemic autoimmune disease where the cells from your...

Cosmetic Decompression: Do’s and Don’ts Mar 12th, 2020

In this week’s episode of Thyroid Thursday, Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses the major do’s and don’ts of cosmetic decompression procedures.      Do you do decompressions for anything other than TED?  Dr. Douglas is always asked if he does decompressions for anything other than thyroid eye disease and his answer...

How to Fix Droopy Eyelids Mar 11th, 2020

This week Dr. Raymond Douglas discusses what causes droopy eyelids and how to fix them.   Can You Fix Droopy Eyelids? Yes! However, Dr. Douglas states how to fix droopy eyelids can be complicated. He explains that droopy eyelids are caused by three different factors.  One is the eyelids itself....

Are You a Good Candidate for Botox®? Mar 11th, 2020

Are you ready to freshen and revitalize your appearance this spring? The fine lines and wrinkles that form on your facial skin are among the most visible signs of aging. With Botox® injections, you can effectively smooth away these lines, leaving your face looking younger. Dr. Raymond Douglas has the...

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