Category: Beauty

Can Sun Exposure Cause Dark Circles?

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Dark circles are an irritating aspect of one’s appearance that can appear either chronically or suddenly over time. These circles aren’t of medical concern, but can impact one’s self-esteem and appearance due to their uncomely depiction. So, can sun exposure cause dark circles? One of the main culprits behind the development of dark circles is … Read more

How Long Does Kybella Swelling Last?

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Kybella is an injectable treatment that can help reduce the appearance of your double chin. A double chin can make you look heavier and older than you are as it can impact the shape of your lower face and neck. Kybella is a safe and effective treatment that can improve your appearance. You may wonder, … Read more

Does Smoking Cause Droopy Eyelids?

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Droopy eyelids impact nearly 12% of adults. The issues can negatively impact your vision in addition to your physical appearance. Droopy eyelids are also referred to as “ptosis.” Several factors can impact your eyelids and cause them to droop. You may wonder, does smoking cause droopy eyelids? The impact of smoking can cause a number … Read more

De-Aging Your Eyes: 5 Steps to a Younger You

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When you start to age, your eyes show the first signs through wrinkles and bags. You may notice the aging of your eyes before any other facial features since the eyelids and the skin under your eyes are some of the thinnest on the body. At McCracken Eye and Face Institute, we take every eye … Read more

Is Your Eye Makeup Routine Aging You?


Makeup is designed to accentuate our best features while downplaying problematic ones. However, when applied carelessly or incorrectly, makeup can sabotage our efforts to look great and add years to the appearance of the face.


To help you determine whether your eye makeup routine is working for you or against you, Dr. Michael McCracken and the team at McCracken Eye and Face Institute share some aging makeup mistakes and recommend how to fix them.

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