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Brow and Eyelid Surgery: An Overview

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery and Brow Surgery Overviews

Your eyes are the first thing that people notice when they look at your face. The appearance of the eyes and the region around the eyes (the periorbital area) are key elements of beauty and youth. In Toronto, board-certified plastic surgeon Lawrence Tong, MD performs Blepharoplasty, Brow lift, Asian double fold Blepharoplasty, and other cosmetic surgical enhancements of the eyes and forehead. These procedures can restore, enhance, and augment your intrinsic beauty, while still attaining a gorgeous, natural looking result.

Overview of Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

‘Get rid of wrinkles, bags, dark circles, and excess skin for a younger, refreshed look’

Are you interested in Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift)? Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects the appearance of aging eyes. The procedure can be performed on the upper or the lower eyelids.

Reasons for Upper lid Blepharoplasty:

  • Excess skin and wrinkled lid skin (making you look older )
  • Excess skin (making it difficult to apply eye makeup, or difficult to see in the upper visual field)
  • Excess fat (causing a puffy appearance)

Reasons for Lower lid Blepharoplasty:

  • Excess fat (causing lower lid ‘bags’)
  • Lower lid dark circles
  • Lower lid wrinkles

Although the aesthetic goals for the upper and lower lid Blepharoplasty are similar, they are two very different procedures. Upper Blepharoplasty is generally straightforward, while lower lid Blepharoplasty can be one of the most technically demanding operations. Choose a surgeon who is experienced and very comfortable with all aspects of Blepharoplasty. Toronto plastic surgeon, Dr. Tong will guide you through the process of making your decision. Learn more in-depth about Blepharoplasty.

Blepharoplasty Before and After Photos

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Overview of Asian (Double Fold) Blepharoplasty Procedure

‘Choose a Plastic Surgeon familiar with the best Double fold Surgery techniques’

The Asian double fold procedure is a highly specialized form of upper lid Blepharoplasty. Non-Asians are usually not familiar with this specific plastic surgery concern. Many patients of Asian descent have an anatomically distinct upper lid appearance, commonly referred to as a ‘single fold’ or ‘mono lid’. The Asian blephaorplasty (or ‘double fold procedure’) recreates the double fold appearance, and in doing so, can make the eyes appear larger, more expressive, and improve your overall attractiveness.

Since it is such a specialized procedure, you need choose a surgeon who is very familiar with the problem, and the procedure needed to correct it. Learn more about Double Fold Surgery.

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Overview of Brow Lift / Endoscopic Forehead Lift

‘Lift drooped brows, smooth forehead lines, and restore brow arch aesthetics for a naturally youthful appearance’

As we age, the face droops, and so does the forehead and brow region. These aging effects lead to the common signs of an aging brow.

You may benefit from a brow lift if you have any of the following complaints:

  • Multiple horizontal wrinkles in the forehead
  • Eyebrows that have drooped with age
  • Eyebrows that sit low, causing the appearance of excess skin over the eyelids
  • Eyebrows that are flat or sloped outwards instead of arched
  • Multiple vertical wrinkles between the eyebrows

The brow lift can help correct the signs of an aging brow and forehead. The endoscopic approach is an advanced method of brow lift that allows for Minimal incisions, and risks as compared to the traditional (coronal) brow lift. Dr. Tong is experienced and very comfortable with all aspects of brow and forehead rejuvenation. Learn more about Endoscopic Brow Lift in Toronto.

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Overview of Lateral Brow Lift (Mini Brow Lift)

‘Reshape and lift your brow arch with this Mini lifting procedure’

As your forehead and brow region ages, you may notice that the natural arch of the brow becomes flat or even sloped downwards at the sides. With aging, the brows generally sit significantly lower than they were in youth. A lateral brow lift benefits patients with isolated concerns about the shape and height of the brow arch. It is an alternative to an endoscopic brown lift whenever the main complaint is mild to moderate drop of the brows in the lateral aspect. Learn more about Lateral Brow Lift in Toronto.

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Overview of Corrugator Removal

‘A procedure to achieve long term removal of the “11” lines between your brows’

The corrugator muscles make the wrinkles between your eyebrows when you frown. They are located directly deep to the medial (inner) eyebrows. When they contract, they create the vertical wrinkle lines; these lines become heavier and more pronounced as we age. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a wonderful method for eliminating these ‘11’ lines, but patients often ask: ‘What else can be done to correct this problem on a more permanent basis?’ Partial removal of these muscles can give a long lasting effect similar to permanent BOTOX® Cosmetic between the brows. It is a relatively straightforward and quick procedure. Learn more about Corrugator Removal in Toronto.

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