Cosmetic eye problems include drooping eyelids, puffiness and excess skin

These common complaints are typically caused by aging and can affect your self-esteem and confidence
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Whether it’s wrinkles, hollowness, puffiness, or just a tired-looking appearance, your eyes experience aging before any other part of your face.

The appearance of your eyes and skin is effected by aging, the environment and your health.

Unfortunately wrinkles and droopy eyelids can add years to your face and may even block your vision.

We will ask you to attend a consultation to assess your problem areas before we develop your personal treatment plan.

We can refresh your eyes and general facial appearance with custom treatments. These include laser treatments to address fine lines and wrinkles, facial veins/redness and sun damage/sun spots.

We can also rejuvenate your upper and lower eyelids with a procedure called blepharoplasty, which restores a more youthful, alert and healthy look to droopy eyes.

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Give us a call on (717) 657-2020 or book an appointment online. Our warm and friendly team are here to guide you every step of the way.

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Visit our office in Harrisburg for an assessment that will give you a complete understanding of your treatment options.

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In no time at all, you’ll have everything under control and will be able to resume life as normal – free from any worrying eye conditions

Refresh and rejuvenate your appearance

Wrinkles, puffiness and excess skin are common issues. Book an appointment today, and we’ll help you refresh your appearance

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Refresh and rejuvenate your appearance

Discover if aesthetic treatment can give you the results you’re looking for

I want to reduce fine lines and wrinkles

Forehead lines, frown lines and crow’s feet are often the first sign of aging. They can make you look tired and age you prematurely. Click here to rewind the clock on your skin…

I dislike my droopy or hooded eyelids

When eyelid skin loses elasticity and sags with age, it creates new folds that can interfere with our vision and make us look older than we feel. Click here to restore youthful looking eyes

I have an embarrassing cosmetic issue

Whether it’s a bad tattoo, unwanted hair, stretch marks, facial veins, scars, redness or sun damage, we can help you! Click here to refresh your appearance…

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Happy patients in Central PA

WE HELP PEOPLE IN AND AROUND THE HARRISBURG COMMUNITY FEEL GREAT IN THEIR OWN SKIN

My wait time was minimal and I was pleased to note the furniture arrangement for social distancing and the sanitation practices in progress. All in all it was a much more relaxing experience than I anticipated and I was impressed by the procedures taken to assure safe practices for the safety of the patients and staff while reducing stress on the patients.

C.J.S.

Very happy with all the staff, from check in, check out and nursing in pre op. Amazing. Very clean facility. Dr. Chotiner is so efficient and fast. Would recommend him to everyone.

Vey Love

Excellent care and personal attention are provided at Memorial Eye. Hats off to Dr. E. Chotiner, nurses and staff for making my experience there so great!

Q. Bender

As a rookie having my first visit at Memorial Eye in May 2020, I asked for a doctor that was patient and that is exactly what I got in Dr. Kowalski. He took his time and explained my options to me. My testing was extensive and thorough. The staff was very kind and made me feel relaxed during the surgery. A 5 star rating from beginning to end. Well done!

J.E.R.

The staff and doctor were very accommodating. Always on time, if not earlier with appointments. The surgical staff was very attentive to any needs such as extra blankets if needed, and making sure you were comfortable while you waited for your surgery.

Pam C

Wonderful practice with kind and supportive employees. The doctors are top notch and excellent!

A. Hendrix

I was somewhat jittery about returning to the office after the COVID restrictions were lifted. My concerns were put to rest from the moment I stepped through the door and was greeted by an associate who took my temperature, asked pertinent questions, and offered hand sanitizer, as well as being very friendly. The check in and co-pay payment went equally as smoothly.

C.J.S.

Surgery was quick and easy. Staff was very pleasant. Would recommend Dr. Chotiner very highly.

Patricia Scheidler

Service is very complete and professional. Dr. Erik Chotiner was very friendly and able to answer all of my questions. I am very pleased with service and will recommend.

A. Lawrence

I would recommend Memorial Eye Institute and Dr. Erik Chotiner for their expertise. They are all very professional and caring for their patients. It was an excellent experience.

Joyce Keefer

I was very pleased with the efficiency and professionalism of the staff. You have a well oiled team. Everyone is very thorough. Thanks Dr. Rick and staff.

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Academic resources on eyelid surgery

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The skin loses its elasticity and our muscles slacken with age. For the eyelids this results in an accumulation of loose skin which collects as folds in the upper lids and forms deepening creases in the lower lids. Click here to read on.

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is cosmetic surgery to remove excess skin or fat from the eyelids. The aim is to improve hooded or drooping eyelids or eye bags. Click here to read on.

Blepharoplasty is a kind of surgery performed on the eyelids. It’s done to remove excess skin from the upper eyelids and reduce bagginess from the lower eyelids. It’s also called an eye lift. Click here to read on.

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Refresh and rejuvenate your appearance

Wrinkles, puffiness and excess skin are common issues. Book an appointment today, and we’ll help you refresh your appearance

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Recognized leaders in Harrisburg eye surgery

CHOOSE THE MOST EXPERIENCED CATARACT AND LASIK SPECIALISTS IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

Dr. Bennett Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY, LASIK SURGERY

Dr. Bennett Chotiner is the founder and medical director of Memorial Eye Institute. A noted innovator, in 1977 he established his clinical practice, the Pennsylvania Eye Associates. In 1984, he established the Pennsylvania Eye Surgery Center, Pennsylvania’s first …

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Dr. Erik A Chotiner
M.D., F.A.C.S.

GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY, LASIK SURGERY

Erik Chotiner, M.D. diagnoses and treats a wide range of medical eye conditions. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. Dr. Chotiner attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia where he received multiple awards including the Physiology Prize for …

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Dr. Richard M. Kowalski
Dr. Richard M. KowalskiO.D
Dr. Kowalski is a specialist in comprehensive eye care, refractive surgery consultations and contact lenses…

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Dr. Kenneth H. Levin
Dr. Kenneth H. LevinM.D.
Dr. Levin is a specialist in cataract surgery, glaucoma and general ophthalmology

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Dr. Bradford K. Sgrignoli
Dr. Bradford K. SgrignoliD.O
Dr. Sgrignoli is a specialist in retina and vitreous disease & surgery, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy…

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Dr. Michael J. Silvetti
Dr. Michael J. SilvettiO.D
Dr. Silvetti is a specialist in comprehensive eye care, refractive surgery consultations, contact lenses and low vision consultations…

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Dr. Katherine Won
Dr. Katherine WonO.D
Dr. Won is a specialist in comprehensive eye care and contact lenses…

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