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Breaking Down How Much Blepharoplasty Costs

Blepharoplasty — often called eyelid surgery — is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed worldwide. Men and women considering blepharoplasty at my Toronto practice usually have a lot of questions about the procedure, beginning with the cost. Virtually every patient who is interested in eyelid surgery (and … Continue reading

We’re Moving!

My present plastic surgery office in Toronto has been a trusted destination for thousands of men and women to bring out the best versions of themselves. But my practice has grown, and my patients’ needs are more varied and sophisticated. To better serve them, I’ve decided to move my practice … Continue reading

Combining Facelift With Eyelid Surgery Makes Sense

People considering facelift surgery sometimes mistakenly believe that the procedure has a rejuvenating effect on the entire face — from the forehead all the way to the jaw and neck. That’s not the case, of course. A facelift addresses aesthetic concerns with the mid to lower regions of the face. … Continue reading

What to Expect After Your Facelift

Many of the concerns patients express during their facelift consultations have to do with the recovery. That’s understandable, because — unlike body contouring or breast enhancement procedures — the signs that you had facelift surgery are plainly visible during the recovery. The good news is that the recovery process following a facelift, … Continue reading

What a Facelift Can — and Can’t — Do for You

With good reason, facelift surgery routinely prevails as a popular option for cosmetic facial rejuvenation, but it’s important to have a clear understanding of its virtues — and limitations. Briefly, these are the common concerns that facelift surgery can remedy, as well as the occasions when another option may be … Continue reading

Eyelid Surgery, Brow Lift, or Both? How to Decide

Many patients express general dissatisfaction with the area around their eyes, but they’re somewhat unsure about how to improve their appearance. A few factors lead me to recommend eyelid surgery, a brow lift, or both for our Toronto patients. Sagging Forehead or Excess Skin? When patients are concerned about an overly … Continue reading

Who Is a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

One of the most common questions I see on communities such as RealSelf.com is people wanting to know whether they are good candidates for the plastic surgery treatments they’re considering. This goes for many treatments, but one of the most popular is eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty. I get inquiries from … Continue reading

The Process Behind a Facelift

In recent years, facelift surgery has become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world. As a plastic surgeon specializing in this procedure for patients in Oshawa and Toronto, I can attest to the transformative nature of the facelift, especially as advanced techniques have evolved in recent years, … Continue reading

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Derek T. Ford, MD, FRCSC