Posted in July 2013

Blepharoplasty – Eyelid Sagging & Bags Removal Surgery


Cosmetic eyelid surgery like blepharoplasty surgery removes eyelid bags and treats sagging eyelids, thereby improving the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. It gives a rejuvenated appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert. It is often combined with ptosis (drooping eyelids) surgery. Dr. Debraj Shome is one of the best oculoplastic surgeons & facial plastic surgeons in the world and is currently based in Mumbai, India. He blogs on the nuances of blepharoplasty and ptosis eye lid surgery to treat sagging eyelids and for eyelid bags removal, to give you younger looking, beautiful eyes. Continue reading

Ptosis Eyelid Surgery in India


Blepharoptosis (ptosis/ drooping eyelids/ droopy eyelids) cause functional abnormalities like vision obstruction and can also be cosmetically unappealing. Ptosis can occur in children (congenital ptosis) or in adults (most commonly, aponeurotic or involutional ptosis). Treatment of ptosis involves ptosis eyelid surgeries like levator palpebrae superioris (eyelid muscle) resection, conjunctival surgeries or sling surgeries which attach the eyelid to the forehead brow (frontalis) muscle. Dr Debraj Shome is one of the top/ best eyelid oculoplastic surgeons in the world, currently based in Mumbai, India. He blogs about the functional and cosmetic aspects of ptosis and blepharoplasty eye lid surgery (to give you symmetrical looking, beautiful eyes) and India as a destination for the same. Continue reading

Benign Essential Blepharospasm Treatment with Botox Injections


Blepharospasm/ involuntary eyelid closure/ eyelid spasm/ eyelid twitching and hemifacial spasms are neurological disorders, which are very difficult to treat and can render affected patients functionally blind. Botox (Botulinum Toxin) injections are a safe, easy, titrable and predictable way to alleviate symptoms and prevent eyelid closure/ ey lid twitching. Dr. Debraj Shome, one of the top/best oculoplastic and eyelid surgeons in the world, currently based in Mumbai, India blogs on the treatment for benign essential blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm and other neurological facial disorders like Meige’s syndrome, with botulinum toxin (botox injection procedure). Continue reading

Skin Cancer Incidence in India (Eyelids, Face, Arms, Legs, Scalp)


Skin Cancer / carcinoma on the eyelids, face, scalp, hands and other exposed parts of the body is much more common In India and Asia than previously recognized. Dr. Debraj Shome blogs on a landmark multi-centric trial conducted on skin growths / cancers and gives tips to stay safe against the same. Every growth (mass / lesion) on the face, eyelids etc should be treated suspiciously as if it were skin cancer, unless it is proven otherwise! All forms of skin cancer were found to be increasing in this research trial, including sebaceous cell cancers, squamous cell carcinomas, basal cell carcinomas and malignant melanomas. If detected early, these tumors (neoplasms) can be easily treated with the help of surgical excisional biopsy, Mohs micrographic surgery and chemotherapy. Hence, efforts need to be made to detect and treat early. Continue reading