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How Plastic Surgery Selfies Can Help Patients Heal

December 27, 2017 | Leave a response

The emergence of the selfie culture has led to more cosmetic treatment surgeries than ever. In fact, selfies posted on social media have resulted in as many as 25 percent more plastic surgery and other cosmetic modifications. This makes sense for various reasons. Since individuals are more aware of the possibilities of plastic surgery for self improvement, they may wish to take advantage of them. Additionally, most people desire to look their best online, especially when they are posting images for dating or employment purposes. However, such photos may play another more significant role in terms of cosmetic augmentation. Some surgeons are now suggesting that their patients take plastic surgery selfies during the healing process. Healing from Plastic Surgery with the ...

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How to Avoid a Botched Plastic Surgery

December 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Having plastic surgery can be an exciting, life-changing experience. If you have long viewed areas of your face or body with growing dissatisfaction, you could be a good candidate for surgical modification. Technologies have advanced to a point that many procedures may be implemented in a relatively short amount of time. Unfortunately, numerous spa and salon providers implement such treatments without the proper qualifications. This has resulted in a host of bungled surgeries with devastating results. Be sure to research the subject thoroughly before you schedule cosmetic surgery. You do not need to become an armchair expert on face and body modification. However, you do need to learn enough to avoid some of the common pitfalls, so you do not ...

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Which Injectables are Right for You?

November 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Aging is a fact of life. Everyone has gray hair and wrinkles at some point in his or her life; but some individuals might encounter these signs of aging earlier than others. When those lines start to show your age too quick, injectables can help smooth them back and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. If you research cosmetic surgery in Toronto, you might notice that there are multiple types of injectables. Therefore, to choose the right one, you need to know about the various types and how they work. Examining the Types of Injectables and How They Work Injectables all share a similar purpose. They do not reverse the signs of aging; instead, they smooth out wrinkles and creases so ...

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Is Laser Vision Correction Right for You?

October 10, 2017 | Leave a response

The idea of going through a procedure, even something as simple as laser correction, can be daunting. There are plenty of unknowns, you will have more than enough questions, and ultimately, you want to know if this is the right procedure for you. After all, nobody wants to take a chance with their eyes! Laser surgery has been around for several years now, and the technique itself is refined, safe, and effective. Laser correction surgery, including PRK, LASIK, and other laser technologies are life-changing for most patients. To decide if this is the right procedure for you, schedule a consultation for laser vision correction in Toronto. Take the time to fully understand the benefits of the procedure. 5 Benefits of ...

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Plastic Surgery – Not Just for Women

September 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Many people associate cosmetic surgery with women, but they often forget that men seek out cosmetic surgery too. Plastic surgery is not a gender specific procedure, and many men could benefit from plastic surgery. In fact, the number of cosmetic surgeries for men over the past few years has increased because more men see its benefits. With the latest technology now available, men can undergo a cosmetic procedure with little downtime and correct a variety of problematic areas too. Statistics on Plastic Surgery for Men More men today are choosing plastic surgery than ever before. According to Plastic Surgery Info, 15.9 million cosmetic surgery procedures were completed in 2015. Out of those procedures, the surgeries performed on men mostly consisted ...

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Patient Safety is the Number One Priority in Any Surgical Procedure

September 12, 2016 | Leave a response

Health and Safety Considerations for Plastic Surgery in Vaughan Surgery can be a frightening experience for many people. Feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and fear can arise in even the most confident patients. For elective surgery like cosmetic procedures, this is no different. It is crucial to understand the risks involved and select a reputable and trusted cosmetic clinic in Vaughan. If you are considering plastic surgery but have questions or concerns about patient safety, don’t hesitate to contact the team of professionals at UELC. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff can walk you through your chosen procedure, provide a thorough and comprehensive assessment of your candidacy, and apply the latest technology and techniques to deliver the best results. If you have ...

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Can Men Have Plastic Surgery?

September 5, 2016 | Leave a response

Gynecomastia Surgery in Vaughan and Other Popular Procedures for MalesMen and women are both susceptible to the signs of aging and passing of time, so it is always surprising when men think they cannot have plastic surgery! If you want to look and feel your best, target problem areas, and see your true self when you look in the mirror, consider cosmetic procedures. From dramatic changes to subtle enhancements, the team at UELC provides both men and women with comprehensive treatment options that give them confidence and restore the youthful glow they feel inside.Not sure what procedures are available for men, or if your trouble areas can be fixed? Contact the friendly and professional team at UELC. We offer patients ...

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Evaporative Dry Eye

July 11, 2016 | Leave a response

Dry, sandy eyes, blurred vision, constantly blinking to remove a speck of dust that isn’t really there. Does this sound like you? If you suffer from evaporative dry eye, you may have resigned yourself to a life of drops and discomfort, but there is a much better solution. First, to understand what is causing your dry eyes, you have to understand a bit about what tears are made of. Tears are comprised of a mucus layer that coats the surface of the cornea and makes the fluid tears adhere to the eye. The next layer is composed of water and oil (who said they don’t mix?). The oil lubricates your eyes and helps to prevent your tears from evaporating when ...

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Dry Eye

June 27, 2016 | Leave a response

Torontonians typically rejoice when the warm, dry weather finally arrives, but if you suffer from dry eye, you may dread bright sunny days at the beach. The wind blowing off Lake Ontario may not actually be flinging grit into your eyes, but if you have severely dry eyes, it may feel that way. Factors like pollution, overuse of contact lenses, not blinking enough during visual tasks like computer use, aging, hormonal changes, medication intake, and diseases like blepharitis (persistent and common inflammation of the eyelids) can play a significant role in reducing the moisture in your eyes.People often casually say “My eyes feel dry”, but chronic dry eye – the kind that requires repeated application of drops just for the ...

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Aqueous Dry Eye

June 6, 2016 | Leave a response

Responsible for approximately 1 in 10 cases of dry eye, aqueous dry eye occurs when the lacrimal glands in the eye are not able to produce enough tears to keep your eyes moist. Precisely speaking, there is an under-production of the watery (aqueous) part of the tears. If your eyes constantly feel dry, if you are able to go without blinking for a long period of time or stare directly at a bright light without your eyes watering, or if tears occur as painful for you, you may suffer from aqueous dry eye. The lacrimal glands contain around 60 different proteins and electrolytes, and, of course, water. Sometimes the shortage of water being produced is due to serious underlying auto-immune ...

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