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Questions and Answers By Dr. Jessica Lattman

What is an oculoplastic surgeon and what do they treat?

Posted December 14th, 2017

The field of oculoplastic surgery combines the precision and microsurgery of ophthalmology with the aesthetic and reconstructive concepts of plastic surgery. Oculoplastic surgery is a small, highly selective subspeciality of ophthalmology. Oculoplastic surgeons complete a residency in ophthalmology and then ...

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What are your most requested procedures?

Posted October 3rd, 2017

A: Since I am an oculoplastic surgeon, all of what I do focuses on the eyes and the upper face.  Most patients come in wanting to look “less tired.”  Sometimes they don’t really know what exact procedure they want, but ...

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What is microneedling and how does it work?

Posted February 9th, 2017

A: MicroNeedling is an aesthetic medical procedure that involves repeatedly puncturing the skin with tiny, sterile needles in order to induce production of collagen. Microneedling creates a controlled Non-Thermal injury underneath the skin’s surface, thereby inducing the body to respond through ...

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I feel like my eyes are showing signs of aging but I am not ready for surgery yet. What are some non-surgical treatments that will help me look better?

Posted December 13th, 2016

A: This is a great question. The eyes are often the first area of the face to show signs of aging, and sometimes patients want to look less tired but are not ready to take on surgery.  So here are ...

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How do I know if I have chosen the right surgeon? What questions should I be asking?

Posted November 28th, 2016

A:  Your choice of a surgeon should depend on many factors. Not all surgeons are good at every procedure. You should choose a subspecialist trained in the specific procedure you want to have done.  Make sure your surgeon is board ...

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What is a Brow Lift and how do I know if I need one?

Posted November 28th, 2016

A: Looking young and healthy is important for a personal sense of well being.  In our society today, one’s appearance can be essential both professionally and socially.  The eyebrows and forehead are distinct features of the face. When aesthetically pleasing ...

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What motivates your patients to have cosmetic surgery?

Posted November 4th, 2016

A: Over the past 18 years I have had the privilege to consult with and then operate upon innumerable women seeking facial plastic surgery. One of the more fascinating and important trends I’ve witnessed over my time in practice has ...

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I am nervous that I will look “done” after my eyelid surgery.

Posted November 1st, 2016

A: Thank you for your excellent question. This is a concern that I hear from many new patients. First of all, it is important to choose a surgeon that shares your aesthetic sensibility. I believe in giving a natural result ...

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What is the recovery time for an upper lid blepharoplasty?

Posted October 23rd, 2016

A: Thanks Andrea for your question.  After an upper lid blepharoplasty, the recovery time is about a week.  Upper eyelid surgery can be done with the patient awake in ...

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