Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both, and gives a rejuvenated appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert.

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Botox

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time (temporary).

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Breast Augmentation

Also known as augmentation mammaplasty, breast augmentation involves using implants to fulfill your desire for fuller breasts or to restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.

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Breast Lift

Also known as mastopexy, a breast lift raises and firms the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.

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Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is achieved through several plastic surgery techniques that attempt to restore a breast to near normal shape, appearance and size following mastectomy.

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Breast Reduction

Also known as reduction mammaplasty, breast reduction removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts.

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Facelift

Also known as rhytidectomy, a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, or breast reduction for men, is the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men.

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Liposuction

Also known as lipoplasty, liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.

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Tummy Tuck

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.

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Blepharoplasty Female

Dr. Coleman's comments:

There are certain identifiable changes that take place with women's eyes as they get older.

The lower lid muscles get weaker and are pulled downward by the descent of the malar fat pads just below them. The barrier that normally holds the fat around their eyeballs gets weaker and the fat begins to herniate out in front of the eyeball crating a baggy appearance. The lateral canthal tendon that holds the outer corners of their eyes stretches out and the eyes slowly assume a round appearance, instead of the almond shape of youth.

The upper eyelids also get baggy from the same herniation above the eyeballs. The skin gets looser and begins to fold over itself. The eyebrows also descend and can aggravate the redundant skin even more.

The goals of surgery here are to reverse these changes. Redundant skin and fat can be aggressively removed from the upper eyelids. The muscle that surround the eyes and controls some of their function can be removed from above to reduce crow's feet and can be tightened from below to resuspend the lower lids and get rid of the saggy appearance.

We have been more conservative in fat removal to avoid the "hollow" look that can appear years later. My one caution is that the swelling which comes and goes from morning to night will not be corrected by surgery. This swelling is caused by the flow of fluids in the tissues, which explains why it changes during the day.

In these photos you won't see drastic changes; just subtle improvements that get even better with time.

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