Eyelid Lift Surgery (Blepharoplasty) Articles

Dr. Christopher J. Assad, a plastic surgeon certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, received his formal plastic surgery training at the University of Western Ontario. Following his residency, he underwent more specialized training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at the Ft. Lauderdale campus of the Cleveland Clinic, where he learned the latest techniques in one of the hotbeds of cosmetic surgery in North America - Florida.

Did you know teenagers and even children can have crow's-feet? Fortunately, however, the signs of aging don't really begin to kick in until our forties. Then it's only human nature to become preoccupied with that middle-aged spread, those wrinkles and jowls. We also start noticing our peers may look older - or younger - than we do.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed – a growth rate steady with that of the U.S. economy, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). New five-year trending data shows cosmetic procedures are up 24 percent from 2000, reports the ASPS.

The Thermage skin tightening device continues to be a popular choice for patients who want to tighten and tone the skin, rejuvenate their appearance and say goodbye to wrinkles and fine lines. The makers of Thermage have developed a specialized eye tip that can be used to perform non-invasive eyelid treatments. The Thermage Eye Tip 0.25 (ST) delivers a precise amount of heat and radiofrequency energy into the eyelid area to rejuvenate this delicate skin and eliminate wrinkles. If you have been looking for an alternative to eyelid surgery, you could be a good candidate for the Thermage eye treatment.

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