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Why is Botox for Men So Popular Now?

May 17, 2021 |

Gentlemen: are you looking in the mirror and seeing things you want to change? You’re not alone. Until recently, cosmetic procedures were exclusively preferred by women. That’s changed. Guys are now taking more pride in their appearance, leading to a surge of interest in Botox for men. There’s even a name for it- ‘Brotox.’  According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nearly half a million men had Botox injections in 2018, which is a 381% increase since 2000. If you’re thinking about non-surgical rejuvenation for your face, Botox is one cosmetic procedure that can deliver the youthful appearance you’re looking for. So Why Are Men Getting Botox? There are several reasons why more men are making appointments for ...

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Eyelid Surgery for Men: Special Considerations and Challenges

April 20, 2021 |

Your eyes are typically the first part of your face to show aging, so blepharoplasty (more commonly known as eyelid surgery) can make a big difference in how you look and feel. By eliminating wrinkles, excess skin, and fat deposits around your eyelids, you can enjoy the personal and professional benefits that go hand-in-hand with a youthful and more polished appearance. Although women make up the majority of patients, statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that the number of men opting for cosmetic surgery went up by 28% between 2000 and 2016. In addition, eyelid surgery was the second most popular procedure for men in the U.S. in 2019, second only to nose reconstruction. If you ...

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When is Eyelid Surgery Covered by OHIP?

March 24, 2021 |

Your eyes are one of the first things people notice about you. They also show signs of aging sooner than any other part of your face. Loose skin, fat deposits, and puffiness around the eyes can all make you look older and more tired. In extreme cases, they can even impair your vision. Blepharoplasty (eyelid […]

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Why is Corneal Thickness Important to UltraView LASIK™?

February 23, 2021 |
Corneal thickness in the eye

UltraView LASIK™ is one of our signature vision correction treatments. At UELC, we use it to correct problems like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and even astigmatism. While it yields excellent results, not all patients qualify for this procedure. When determining whether you are a candidate for a flap-based laser refractive surgery, we assess several factors, one of […]

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How to Deal with Keratoconus During COVID-19

December 10, 2020 |
Keratoconus Treatment & Eye Surgery

The COVID-19 pandemic has made life challenging for many If you live with keratoconus, you may find it particularly difficult as your eyesight can worsen without proper treatment. As a leading eye care clinic, we often get calls from patients wondering the following: Whether updating their lens prescription is critical, considering the potential risks of […]

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How to Take the Stress Out of a Laser Vision Correction Procedure

December 5, 2020 |
Tips to Reduce Anxiety About Laser Eye Surgery

As a popular eye clinic for laser vision correction and eye treatment throughout Toronto, Scarborough, Vaughan, and Brampton, we often see many patients who are feeling anxiety and fear before a procedure. Feeling apprehensive or nervous before surgery is normal. Although LASIK is safe and one of the most successful eye surgeries, these reactions are […]

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How Much Does Blepharoplasty or Eyelid Surgery Cost?

November 10, 2020 |
How Much Does Blepharoplasty or Eyelid Surgery Cost?

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a procedure that can help you have a more youthful appearance by removing the excess skin and tissues surrounding the eyes. If you have drooping or saggy skin, puffiness, bags under the eyes that give you a stressed or tired appearance, this procedure can help you tighten the […]

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How Does Laser Eye Surgery Work?

November 5, 2020 |
How LASIK & PRK Laser Eye Surgeries Work

Laser eye surgery is one of the best technological advances when it comes to eye care. It is also a popular procedure in Canada, with many people choosing to undergo it to enhance their vision. As a leading eye clinic, UELC has the resources and expertise to provide several types of laser eye procedures, including […]

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A Complete Guide to Blepharoplasty or Eyelid Surgery

October 5, 2020 |

If you want to enhance the way your eyes look and are considering cosmetic surgery, a blepharoplasty procedure is an excellent choice. Also known as eyelid lift surgery, it has been gaining immense popularity in recent years. This is because an eyelid lift can change your look significantly and help boost your self-confidence. In addition […]

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Is Lasik Safe? Here’s Everything You Need to Know!

September 5, 2020 |

Despite LASIK eye surgery being one of the safest procedures, many patients have reservations about this laser eye treatment. This is because, with a lot of details available, it can be quite overwhelming to filter through the information and determine the correctness of the facts. As one of the prominent names for LASIK surgery in […]

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