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Find effective treatment for upper eyelids in the Toronto area

When we are young, the skin around the eyes, as with all of our skin, is smooth, tight, and elastic. With age comes change; some wonderful and some less than wonderful. When it comes to changes in the skin, there are several concerns that men and women of the Toronto area have expressed. One of the most common complaints we hear from patients is upper, sagging or hooding of the eyelids.

Depending on the extent of sagging skin in the upper eyelid, eyelid upper affects the way eye make-up looks, it gives the perception of tired eyes, and sometimes even vision obstruction may occur. The eyes may develop a “hooded” appearance as skin folds over and sags over the lashes. Even if vision is not obstructed by upper eyelids, the appearance of the eyes is significantly altered. The perception of a person with heavy, upper lids is that he or she is older, tired, angry, even unfriendly. By addressing sagging eyelids with your skilled dermatologist, you can improve your overall appearance.

Standard medical therapy for upper eyelids is to surgically remove the excess skin and fatty tissue with blepharoplasty. This type of surgery is often referred to as an eye lift. Ideal candidates for this procedure are in good health and free of eye disease. Treatment is performed on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia. In sixty to ninety minutes, upper skin is cut away and the incision is stitched, typically at the lash line.

An effective alternative treatment to surgery for upper eyelids is available with your Toronto dermatologist. In some instances of hooding, or upper of the upper eyelid, innovative technology using radiofrequency energy can also be used to tighten skin that has lost its elasticity.

Thermage is one of the treatment options available at Dermatology on Bloor. This non-invasive procedure requires no anesthetic and is completed in just a few minutes. As the handheld device comes into contact with the skin, a cooling sensation is felt, followed by the sensation of deep heat beneath the skin. There is no pain involved in Thermage treatment, which tends to produce the desired result after just one session.

For those who are not yet ready for permanent treatment, there is Neotensil. This topical solution provides a temporary fix for sagging skin on the lower eyelids with a simple application of a polymer film. After application, the Neotensil film firms and tightens problematic skin for hours.

The team at Dermatology on Bloor can help you solve your cosmetic concerns. Call 416-922-6869 for your consultation today.

We put academic qualifications, many years of combined experience, and training in a variety of special interest areas to work for your healthy, radiant skin. Our providers – Drs. Schachter, Hanna, Curtis, Abdulla, Pollack, and Taradash – welcome new patients for treatment at the Dermatology on Bloor practice on Park Road in Toronto. Our team is here to serve your needs

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