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Procedures to Help Treat Acne Scarring

May 27, 2018 | Leave a response

When you suffer from acne or residual acne scarring, it is natural to be concerned about finding a way to treat the issue. With advancements in cosmetic procedures, there are a variety of different ways to treat the condition that can significantly improve the appearance of your skin. Types of Acne and Scars Acne Types: Acne generally appears in one of four forms. These include whiteheads (closed comedones), blackheads (open comedones), standard pimples (pustules), and deeper, more painful cysts (deep nodules). Scar Varieties: Acne can leave a variety of scars if it doesn’t heal properly. Macular scars are flat and pigmented. Rolling scars have a soft and wavelike appearance on the skin. Boxcar scars are round or oval shaped but ...

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Breast Implant Filling Types

May 17, 2018 | Leave a response

Once you’ve decided to have a breast implant procedure, you will need to decide whether you’re going to choose saline or silicone implants. Regardless of which you choose, each has their benefits, and it’s a matter of determining which best suits your body and lifestyle. Differences Between Implant Fillings Saline: Saline implants are made of an outer silicone shell which is then filled with saline. Saline is salt water and is very similar to fluids that are already found in the body. The implant surface can be smooth or textured and is available in a variety of volumes, shell thickness, and shape. Saline implants generally range in size from 120cc to 960cc, and since they are inserted empty and filled ...

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How A Blepharoplasty Procedure Changes Your Face

May 10, 2018 | Leave a response

A blepharoplasty, also known as an eyelid lift, helps to improve the overall appearance of your face and wake up your complexion. Everyone ages differently, so it’s not always necessary to have your entire face treated when you have your eyes done. What You Can Expect from a Blepharoplasty What the Procedure Addresses: Individuals who seek out an eyelid lift do so for a variety of reasons. These can include heavy eyelids, wrinkled skin in the eye area, excess skin, muscle, or fat tissue, puffy undereye bags, and anything causing a droopy, sagging, tired appearance. This procedure may also be undertaken by individuals who have hooded eyes and are seeking to get more eyelid space, or by those who have ...

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Five Lasting Benefits from Receiving Plastic Surgery

May 5, 2018 | Leave a response

When you are considering undergoing a cosmetic surgery procedure, there are many things to think about. Along with the standard considerations that come along with any surgery, there are also the benefits you will experience once the surgery is complete. While the procedure you choose will alter your physical appearance, it will also impact and improve other areas of your life as well in lasting, helpful ways. Plastic Surgery Can Improve Various Aspects of Your Life Self-Confidence – When you undergo a cosmetic surgery procedure to correct a perceived fault you experienced, your self-confidence will increase. Feeling better about your appearance will naturally encourage you to be more social and open to new experiences, as well as be more willing ...

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What to Know About Breast Augmentation

April 10, 2018 | Leave a response

Breast augmentation is a popular cosmetic procedure in North America. Although Health Canada and The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons don’t track any data, statistics from the United States show that breast augmentation surgery was the number one surgical procedure in 2017, with over 300,000 operations being performed. This is an increase of 3% from the previous year. Breast Augmentation Procedures Why Do People Get Breast Augmentation? There are many reasons why an individual would choose to undergo breast augmentation surgery. These can include being unhappy with their current size, having an asymmetry, changes in shape from weight loss or pregnancy, and following a mastectomy. Types of Breast Implants Implants are available in two different varieties, saline and silicone gel-filled. ...

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How Long Will the Results of Laser Eye Surgery Last?

April 5, 2018 | Leave a response

When you have issues with your vision, you may feel that your only options are to wear contact lenses or glasses. This isn’t the case, as with the latest advancements in laser vision correction, it is possible to obtain 20/20 vision or better through a quick, safe, and simple procedure that is one of the most commonly performed elective surgeries in the country. The recovery time is relatively short, and you can often be back to your regular activities and work duties within a few days of any of the laser eye surgeries available. Corrective Eye Surgery Is Laser Vision Correction Permanent? The results of the procedure are permanent and will correct whatever issue that lead you to seek laser ...

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Spring is a Good Time for Liposuction

March 27, 2018 | Leave a response

With the snow melting and spring finally here, it’s natural to start thinking about the summertime, hot weather, vacations, and relaxing on a beach and enjoying the water. While your mind may be ready for summer, your body might not be. If you’re considering getting a liposuction procedure to address areas of your body you aren’t happy with, spring is an excellent time. Recovery from liposuction takes approximately 4-6 weeks, during which you have to wear compression garments for some time to ensure proper healing. Throughout the slightly cooler months of spring, these garments are easy to hide under long skirts, pants, and jackets. By the time the heat and sunshine of summer arrives, your body will have healed, and ...

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Facial Fat Grafting

March 17, 2018 | Leave a response

As we age, it’s natural for our faces to lose some of the natural roundness and fullness of our youth. The fat we store in our faces helps us look younger and keeps the skin tighter and looking brighter. When we get older, that fat begins to disappear, the hollows in our face become more prominent and our skin starts to sag and show wrinkles. Before the procedure begins, you are put under sedation and anesthetic is applied to the donor site and face to minimize discomfort. During a fat grafting procedure, also known as a micro fat injection or fat transplant procedure, fat cells are taken from areas of your body where there is excess. This may include your ...

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Hair Transplant Procedures and Recovery

March 10, 2018 | Leave a response

Whether due to aging, genetics, or changing hormones, hair thinning and hair loss can happen to anyone. Although more frequently occurring in men, women may experience it throughout their lives as well. The effects of hair loss can have a tremendous impact on an individual, and they may become quite self-conscious about the area. A hair transplant is a great option to restore the hair and improve self-esteem. Procedures Offered By UELC At U Eye Laser Cosmetic, our skilled surgeons offer three different types of hair transplantation procedure based on your needs and the results you are hoping to achieve. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) During a follicular unit extraction, the surgeon shaves the hair at the donor site. The area ...

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Treatments with Broadband Light Can Delay Skin Aging

March 5, 2018 | Leave a response

Receiving treatment with Broadband Light (BBL) has recently been shown to help delay and reverse the signs of aging on skin, helping you to look younger. This has led to BBL treatments being referred to as “Forever Young BBL”. The treatment device has flexible Finesse Adapters, allowing the surgeon to reach even the most difficult areas, ensuring an evenly treated surface and beautiful finished result. Forever Young BBL Treatments At UELC, we offer Forever Young BBL treatment to our patients who are looking to reduce the signs of aging and restore a more youthful look. The treatment has very little downtime and discomfort as it is a non-surgical procedure, and produces excellent, lasting results that you can feel good about. ...

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