Understanding Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery

What Is a Blepharoplasty? A blepharoplasty (or eye lift) is a surgical repair or reconstruction of an eyelid. This procedure is used to correct deformities, disfigurations, and defects of the eyelids. It is also commonly used as a cosmetic procedure to help patients reverse some signs of aging that have developed over time around their… Continue Reading →

Understanding Cross Linking and Other Theories of Aging

When it comes to the process of aging, there are many opinions and theories as to what factors have the biggest impact on age-related changes in the body. In addition to physiological changes, there are mental, societal, and cultural shifts that can play an influential role in aging and how people respond to their advancing… Continue Reading →

Getting a Liquid Facelift? The Facts You Need to Know About

What Is a Liquid Facelift? A liquid facelift is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that utilizes injectables (or fillers) to achieve a more youthful appearance. These fillers are intended to help soften the appearance of wrinkles and lines on the face, plump up the skin, and reduce sagging. As we age, our skin’s connective tissues… Continue Reading →

Look and Feel Younger With Lifestyle Changes and Aesthetics Medicine

Heart of Texas Eye Institute is proud to introduce the addition of aesthetics medicine to our clinic’s service offerings. Led by Sonja Cortez Dieterichs MD who has over 19 years of experience as a surgeon, ophthalmologist, and medical aesthetician, we will provide our patients with personalized plans to slow the aging process and improve health,… Continue Reading →