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Common Blepharoplasty Myths

January 26, 2022 |
Woman contemplating an eyelid lift wonders about common blepharoplasty myths.

Although there are several non-invasive procedures that address the effects of aging, there are still certain issues that benefit from surgical correction. They include the loose, puffy skin that appears around the eyes as we grow older. Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a popular procedure designed to remove underlying fat and excess skin from the […]

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The Gift of Looking Younger: Holiday Botox

December 20, 2021 |
Cosmetic procedures like Botox and blepharoplasty can optimize your appearance on Zoom.

During the holiday season, you want to look fantastic with the least amount of downtime. The Botox treatments at UELC can reduce and even eliminate those frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead furrows, giving you a reason to really celebrate the New Year! Let’s take a look at a few of the reasons why holiday […]

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Optimizing Your Look on Zoom

November 30, 2021 |
Cosmetic procedures like Botox and blepharoplasty can optimize your appearance on Zoom.

Before the pandemic, Zoom calls were a comparatively rare event in the workplace. Now, many of us are in multiple video meetings per day, resulting in a new concern about how we appear on camera.  It’s true: front-facing video cameras have an extremely wide-angle that highlights imperfections like wrinkles and sagging skin. People who normally […]

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Tips for a Smooth Recovery After Blepharoplasty

October 22, 2021 |
Young woman recovers at home from blepharoplasty.

Excess and sagging skin around the eyes can leave you looking older and more tired. In some cases, extra skin on the upper lids can reduce or even block your peripheral vision. At UELC, we can perform a blepharoplasty, otherwise known as an eyelid lift, to rejuvenate your eyelids and help correct vision problems. One […]

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Is Fall A Good Time To Have LASIK?

October 1, 2021 |
Young woman strolls in the park after having LASIK in autumn.

Fall is the time when the kids go back to school and pumpkin spice takes over the menu at your favourite coffee shop. But is it also a time when you should have LASIK? The answer is a resounding yes! There are actually several reasons why autumn is an ideal season to book your laser […]

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5 Advantages of Botox

August 25, 2021 |
Practitioner doing Botox injections on a young woman's face.

At one time, Botox was seen as an antiaging tool of the rich and famous. Today, everyone is discovering and taking advantage of the benefits. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Botox injections were the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedure in 2020. How Does Botox Work? When botulinum toxin is injected, it blocks […]

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Is LASIK Worth it?

July 21, 2021 |
Man is recipient of advanced laser eye surgery like UltraView LASIK™

LASIK hasn’t been around for that long- the excimer laser to correct myopia and astigmatism was approved by Health Canada in 1990. Since then, many Canadians have used it to eliminate their reliance on glasses and contacts. Most LASIK patients achieve 20/25 vision or better, which is good for most activities.  One of the biggest […]

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Is A Refractive Lens Exchange The Right Choice For You?

June 22, 2021 |
Middle-aged man reading emails on smartphone without glasses.

Procedures like UtraView Lasik and PRK do an excellent job of correcting vision problems like farsightedness, nearsightedness, and astigmatism. However, if you have presbyopia (loss of near vision due to ageing) or suffer from especially severe farsightedness (a condition known as hyperopia), you may not be a good candidate for laser eye surgery.  Enter refractive […]

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Why is Botox for Men So Popular Now?

May 17, 2021 |
Young African American man reflects on Botox for men.

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 […]

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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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