Michael T. Yen, MD

Dr. Yen is assistant professor of ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.


Exposures of porous orbital implants can be avoided

In the past decade, porous orbital implants have become the implant of choice for many surgeons managing the anophthalmic socket after enucleation or evisceration. By permitting fibrovascular ingrowth, these porous implants are better able to resist infection, migration, and extrusion when compared with acrylic or silicone implants.

Midface lift helps correct lower eyelid malpositions

In the past decade, improved understanding of midface position and its relationship with the lower eyelid has changed not only our approach to cosmetic surgery, but also our approach toward lower eyelid malpositions.