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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How a Specialist Can Help Relieve Your Dry Eyes

February 27, 2018 | Leave a response

Dry eye is fairly common and is a result of the eye not being sufficiently lubricated. Normally, basal tears provide continuous lubrication and flow across the cornea every time the eye blinks. These tears also help to nourish cells in the cornea and offer protection from the environment. Basal tears are made up of three layers, the outer lipid layer, the middle aqueous layer, and the inner mucin layer. If the composition of the tears becomes imbalanced, the amount produced starts to decrease, or they begin to evaporate faster, dry eye can occur. Symptoms of dry eye can include pain, redness, scratchy eyes, stinging, burning, eye irritation or feeling like something is in your eye that you can’t remove, and ...

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Thighlighting: What You Need to Know About the Newest Hollywood Surgery Trend

February 17, 2018 | Leave a response

While the focus in Hollywood has long been on full breasts, thin waists, and shapely rears, attention seems to be shifting to another body part – legs. Models, actresses, and singers such as Bella Hadid, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez are moving away from plunging necklines and opting instead for high slits on their dresses or short rompers and playsuits to show off their legs. This change in style and emphasis has many who aren’t part of the celebrity elite also wishing they had thighs and calves worthy of being shown off in the same manner. Those who are not able to attain the perfect legs they wish for look to the cosmetic surgery industry for assistance to help achieve ...

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The Best Time for Laser Skin Rejuvenation

February 10, 2018 | Leave a response

There are many reasons to consider laser skin rejuvenation procedures. If you have been a long-time acne sufferer and are wanting to correct the blemishes, scarring, and hyperpigmentation left behind, laser treatment is an ideal solution. If you are experiencing premature aging such as wrinkles and lines, a skin rejuvenation procedure can restore the youth to your face. There are many things that laser technology can help correct, and there is also an ideal time to schedule treatment. Benefits to Booking in Cool Weather When it comes time to schedule your appointment, it is best to make it during the fall or winter when the weather has cooled down. This time of year is ideal for ensuring the best results ...

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Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedures for Men

February 5, 2018 | Leave a response

More than ever, men are partaking in cosmetic surgery and enjoying its benefits. While the number of women undergoing procedures is still higher, men are increasingly visiting clinics such as UELC to find a way to become the best version of themselves. As cosmetic surgery is becoming more common, men who are dissatisfied with their appearance and looking to alter it are feeling more comfortable with the idea of undergoing surgical procedures to correct issues holding them back from being confident. Top Male Procedures Offered at UELC Whether looking to turn back the clock or create a slimmer, more distinguished profile, here are the five most popular cosmetic surgery procedures men are choosing when coming to our cosmetic surgery office ...

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