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Archive for October, 2011

Upper blepharoplasty made my eyelids heavier and the skin wrinkled. What is going on?

Published on October 27, 2011

Dr. Steinsapir specializes in fixing unsatisfactory eyelid surgery. As a fellowship trained oculoplastic and cosmetic surgeon, and a board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Steinsapir is experienced in working closely with his patients to create a personalized treatment plan. If you are

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I am having BOTOX treatment complications and my wedding is in two weeks. What do I do?

Published on October 23, 2011

BOTOX® complications can range from minor problems like bruising, frozen forehead, or swelling, to more severe problems like eyelid ptosis, to the even more rare systemic effects including difficulty swallowing. Typically, even these more severe problems will resolve themselves over

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What are the treatment options for syringoma of the lower eyelid?

Published on October 15, 2011

Syringomas on the lower eyelid are a common, benign growth. Although they tend to be seen more often in women, both men and women can begin noticing them around adolescence. Syringomas are derived from the eccrine sweat gland ducts and

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What should I expect with my filler service?

Published on October 12, 2011

Cosmetic fillers like Restylane®, Restylane Lyft®, Juvederm®, and other hyaluronic acid fillers are an excellent alternative to surgical procedures. These products are composed of a cross-linked sugar gel that can correct wrinkles, volumize the nasolabial fold and lips, fill acne

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I Hate my Cheek Implants. What are my Options?

Published on October 7, 2011

Even if there is nothing wrong with the implants―they haven’t drifted, caused complications, or caused pain―if you are unhappy with your appearance, that is reason enough to seek an adjustment. A surgeon who doesn’t listen to your concerns about your

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Can Dr. Steinsapir dissolve the liquid silicone that was injected in my face in Mexico?

Published on October 6, 2011

Silicone oil has only one FDA-approved indication for use―repairing complex retinal detachments. Liquid silicone, also called silicone oil, finds its way into off-label use as a medical-grade facial filler. However, silicone oil has a number of side effects and it

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I had eyelid surgery 8 days ago and I am certain that my surgeon made a mistake. What should I do?

Published on October 5, 2011

Blepharoplasty is an invasive surgical procedure and by definition, requires time to heal. Eye surgery causes trauma to the tissue surrounding your eyes and it’s difficult to determine how your eyes will look, even after a week or more. In

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