Asian Eyelid Surgery | SF Bay Area Blepharoplasty

October 01, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

You don’t have to be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to see that the Asian and Occidental eyelids have different shapes. These differences are directly related to ethnic changes found in the Eyelid Anatomy. While the goals of Blepharoplasty are often the same, the techniques to achieve these goals must be modified for differences in the anatomy between Occidental and Asian Eyelids.

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Body Beautiful On KRON4 Wednesday At Noon – Live

September 04, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Attention Plastic Surgery Television viewers. Body Beautiful will be broadcast live on KRON4 this Wednesday, September 7, 2016, At Noon – Live. So tune-in to get the latest Plastic Surgery News, and see if I get it right on the first take. Plastic Surgery Topics Will Include… This week’s show will be thirty minutes packed […]

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Lower Eyelids – Blepharoplasty SF Bay Area

August 15, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Last post we discussed the changes usually desired for the upper lids are: removal of excess skin, removal of fat from the inner and central aspect of the upper lids if disproportionate, changing the upper eyelid fold and repositioning the lid margin to open the eye. These goals apply to the lower eyelids too, but the methods and priorities change. For the lower eyelid lifts the goals are: removing lower eyelid bags, tightening the lower eyelid skin, creating or maintaining normal lower eyelid position and shortening the length of the lower eyelid.

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U.S. Plastic Surgery Statistics – 2014

March 14, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Americans have spent more than 12 billion dollars during each of the last two calendar years on surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. While nonsurgical procedures out number surgical procedures in number, surgical procedures accounted for 60% of the total expenditures.

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Body Beautiful – Facelifts, Eyelid Lifts, Tummy Tucks and Brazilian Butt Lifts

December 06, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The new KRON studio goes live in the next few days, and I hear it’s as beautiful as it is state-of-the-art, but that will be seen next episode. This week’s Body Beautiful will be one of the last shows broadcasted from the old KRON 4 studios. I’ll be talking about Facelifts, Eyelid Lifts, Tummy Tucks and Brazilian Butt Lifts.

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SF Bay Area Eyelid Lifts in Walnut Creek, CA

August 23, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Eyes play a central role in defining facial beauty. Unfortunately, the eyelids are one of the first facial features to show the signs of aging. Eyelid Surgery Before and After Photos What Does Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Do? Blepharoplasty is performed to removed excess skin and bagginess from the eyelids. The Blepharoplasty Before and After Pictures […]

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Eyelid Lifts – Blepharoplasty and Asian Eyelid Surgery

April 05, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

As we age, the eyelids tend to loosen and sag. Excess upper eyelid skin can block peripheral vision and cause a heavy sensation as it comes to rest on the eyelashes. Excess lower eyelid skin and fat can give lower eyelid bags, even festooning. This can shadow beneath the eyelids and compound any darkness already present due to pigmentation or vascular coloration. Both excess upper eyelid skin and lower eyelid bags make us look tired, even when we are well rested.

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Eyelid Lift San Francisco Bay Area | Blepharoplasty Walnut Creek, CA

September 28, 2013 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Heavy eyelids droop, making us look disinterested or tired. In the extreme, a sagging upper eyelid can block upward and lateral vision. Baggy lower eyelids, on the other hand, won’t block your vision, but they do make us look tired, and can add years to an otherwise youthful face. Every Blepahroplasty is Different When it […]

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