Entries by Dr Nick Koutroumanos

How do I guarantee a natural blepharoplasty result?

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the UK and highly effective at rejuvenating the appearance of the eyelids. However, a common concern is whether it will drastically change the shape of their eye or that they will look different post-surgery. The purpose of an eyelid lift is […]


FAQ: How do I know if I have a blocked tear duct?

We all experience watery eyes occasionally, and it’s normal if you’re outside in the cold or wind or a piece of debris gets in the eyes. Sometimes, it can be due to an allergy or an infection like conjunctivitis. If you’re experiencing prolonged eye tearing and other symptoms, it is often due to a blocked […]

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 […]