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Your Guide to Eyelid Surgery Recovery

Prospective plastic surgery patients almost always have questions regarding the recovery process — both immediate and long-term. Because blepharoplasty here in Toronto is so popular, I want to touch on that specific recovery process in this blog post. Below, I’ll answer the 2 most common questions patients have as they … Continue reading

How to Look (And Feel) Your Best for Wedding Season

Early summer is unofficially “wedding season,” and by now you might have RSVP’d to several. Sure, the dancing and the cake are exciting to look forward to, but the photographs may not be. If you find yourself shying away from pictures, there’s still time to refresh your profile. From facelift … Continue reading

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

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Derek T. Ford, MD, FRCSC