Entries by Dr Nick Koutroumanos

What Are The Most Common Signs Of Ageing Around The Eyes?

Ageing is inevitable, but the thin, delicate skin around the eyes means the signs of ageing reveal themselves much faster than other areas of the face. It’s estimated that the skin is 40% thinner around the eyes. Here are the five most common signs of ageing around the eyes and the appropriate solution. Sagging on […]

Why Do We Get Eye Bags?

Puffy bags and dark circles under the eye typically suggest you’ve been burning the candle at both ends. But are late nights and little sleep the only reason for eye bags? Lifestyle factors play a role, but the ageing process, genetic predisposition and environmental factors often contribute. Oculoplastic surgeons are also trained ophthalmologists, so they […]

Is It Possible To Lift Hooded Eyelids?

Your eyes are often called the windows to your soul, but when hooded eyelids obscure their beauty, it can affect your overall appearance and self-confidence. Hooded eyelids, characterised by excess skin that droops over the upper eyelids, can make you look tired, older, and even affect your vision in severe cases. Understanding hooded eyelids Various […]


Our Guide To Aesthetic Eye Surgery: Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Welcome to our guide to lower eyelid blepharoplasty! As an expert oculoplastic surgeon specialising in aesthetic eye surgery, Dr Koutroumanos was asked to outline the different types of lower eyelid blepharoplasty procedures. We aim to explain the various techniques – transcutaneous, transconjunctival, fat subtraction, and fat redistribution – in simple terms, so you can make […]

What Is The Recovery Time For Upper And Lower Blepharoplasty?

Eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty, is a common procedure where the skin around the eyelids is removed or altered. The surgery can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. There are two types of blepharoplasty: functional and cosmetic. Functional blepharoplasty is performed to improve vision by correcting eyelid deformities that interfere with […]

Is Canthoplasty The Same As Blepharoplasty?

The ageing process is unavoidable, and the eyes are one of the first areas where we notice ageing changes which is why eyelid surgery can have such an impact, restoring a more youthful, refreshed appearance. The skin around the eyes is very thin, so it’s more prone to laxity and sagging as collagen and elastin […]

Browtox vs The Surgical Brow Lift

The upper third of the face is one of the first places you may see the signs of facial ageing. Loss of collagen and elastin causes the skin to lose elasticity and sag, and the underlying soft tissues start to descend. The powerful facial muscles of the upper face are also constantly contracting and relaxing […]