Plastic Surgery Blog

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Oculoplastic surgeons, such as Dr. Handler and Dr. Pearce, play a crucial role in caring for patients with skin cancers. While about 1 in 5 people will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime, skin cancer of the eyelids can account for up to 10% of cases […]

Thyroid Eye Disease

What is Thyroid Eye Disease? Thyroid Eye Disease is a complex condition in which the immune system causes a variety of signs and symptoms. Although most patients with Thyroid Eye Disease have Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism), it is possible to have hypothyroidism, or even normal thyroid levels. The immune system becomes activated, inducing changes to the […]

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