Blog

  • Best Laser Scar Removal - Dr. Toyos Mixto Laser Lift

    Jul

    21

    2017

    Read More

    How a Dog Bite Made Her Look Younger “They were boxers that someone dropped off at our farm, “she explained. “We love dogs so we took them in and I had made a bed for them next to where I was sitting. I blame myself because I made a move suddenly and it must have startled him because he just lunged towards me and took a bite out...

  • Why I encourage my daughters to be doctors

    Jul

    16

    2017

    Read More

    Recently I was reading a doctor’s blog about why he is not encouraging his kids to go into medicine.  He made the point that most physicians make about, “the good ole days of being a doctor are over”.  They state that it isn’t worth the time, money, and heartache.  He did make the point that it is great to be...

  • Skin Pigmentation Treatment -

    Jul

    12

    2017

    Read More

    Get Even! How to Get Rid of Summertime Pigment There are many causes of uneven pigmentation, but fun in the summertime sun is a big one. Unless you have a condition called albinism, we all have cells deep within our skin that produce and contribute to our skin color. Exposure to sun and uv rays can cause these cells to become overactive to protect...

  • Wavelight Lasik superior outcomes versus the Visx S4 – Stanford Study

    Jul

    10

    2017

    Read More

    The number one question after someone has decided to have Lasik to free themselves from glasses and contacts is where do I go to have it done?    I think you pick the center that has the best surgeon and most advanced technology.  You want an experienced Lasik surgeon who is performing several surgeries per month.  The...

  • Red, White, and Goo? New Pink Eye Study at Toyos Clinic

    Jul

    05

    2017

    Read More

      Pink eye. An infection of the skin covering the eye that causes the eye to appear angry and inflamed. Pink eye is a descriptive term but not a diagnostic one.  Most pink eye is due to common infections but can be indicators of other more serious disease like autoimmune dysfunction or even glaucoma. Infectious causes of pink eye are...

  • Tear Proteins and Dry Eye Disease - Lacritin and others could be used as biomarkers

    Jul

    02

    2017

    Read More

    Tear Proteins and Dry Eye Disease – Lacritin The human tear is a combination of proteins, lipids, and water, working together to give us a smooth ocular surface that helps us see clearly.   Any disruption in any of the components of our tear can lead to irritation, poor vision, and even infection.   In this blog I am...

  • Toyos Clinic Dry Eye and Aesthetics Seminar in Nashville October 20th and 21st

    Jun

    27

    2017

    Read More

    Last year our first Dry Eye and Aesthetics Seminar was a great success.  Participants have incorporated several technologies in their clinic and have had the ability to utilize our doctors and staff as a resource throughout the year to answer questions.  Drs. Melissa and I have been traveling nationally and internationally training...

  • Cataract Surgery on Keratoconus Patients with Intacs - Tips for Surgeons and Patients

    Jun

    22

    2017

    Read More

    Cataract Surgery on a Patient who has Intacs for Keratoconus – Tips I have been implanting Intacs for Keratoconus patients for 20 years with great results.  Keratoconus is a weakening of the cornea, clear front part of the eye, causing the usually round cornea to bulge and take on a cone shape.  Intacs are safe inserts that...

  • Review of the Stanford health Trends Report - My wrist just vibrated have to Web Chat with my Doctor

    Jun

    21

    2017

    Read More

    What can we learn from the Stanford Health Trends Report Patients and Doctors know that with the advancement of technology we will be seeing big changes in healthcare.  Stanford recently published their Health Trends Report citing recent research and advancements to predict the direction of medicine.  They demonstrate how we need to be...

  • Beware of Intense Pulse Light IPL and The Q Knockoffs for Dry Eye Disease Treatment

    Jun

    13

    2017

    Read More

      When I first started lecturing about Intense Pulse Light, IPL, for Dry Eye Disease it was met with skepticism by doctors and by IPL technology companies.  I remember one company that was based near my alma mater, Stanford University, flatly stated that we are an aesthetics company not an eye company.  The only way that I had a...