Category Archives: Ophthalmology

The Best Alternatives to Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the U.S., ranking behind only breast augmentation and nose jobs in 2012, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons®. But many patients are looking for non-surgical alternatives to eyelid surgery at my New Jersey practice. BOTOX® Cosmetic injections can improve the look of the upper eyelids by targeting the muscles…

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Dry Eye Syndrome: A Part of Desert Living

Almost every eye doctor in Las Vegas will tell you that dry eye syndrome is one of the most common concerns they treat. The warm, dry and windy climate makes this common condition even more of an issue for Las Vegas area residents. The redness, irritation and discomfort that come from dry eye syndrome actually don’t have to do with…

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Eyelid Surgery: Opening Up Your World

“I can see more clearly now,” is a common response I hear from patients after their eyelid surgery in Toronto. Some patients are pleased to discover that by removing excess fat and sagging skin from the upper eyelid, this procedure, also known as blepharoplasty, truly can expand their view of the world. Aging, combined with genetic factors, can result in…

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Tips for a Happy Recovery after Eyelid Surgery

No one wants to think about being depressed, but the truth is depression can be a common “after” effect of any surgery – even for cosmetic surgery. It may seem counterintuitive to think of someone being depressed right after improving their appearance, but the dramatic change, stress and expectations of the patient can often converge to give patients the “after…

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Waking Up Tired Eyes

It’s not uncommon to feel that you don’t look as good as you used to, but knowing what to do about it isn’t always easy. Many of my patients tell me that they simply look tired, even though they’re not really behind on their sleep. I tell these patients that there are several facial cosmetic surgery procedures in Toronto that…

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