As we age, the elasticity of our skin weakens, causing lines, wrinkles, and other visible facial aging. Though wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process, we want you to look and feel like your best self. We are proud to offer a variety of cosmetic procedures at North Suburban Eye Associates to provide you with a range of options to choose from.
Dr. Barsam performs the following procedures in the Waltham office:
- Voluma® XC
- Volbella® XC
Dr. Mooney-McNulty performs the following procedures in the Wakefield office:
As we age, the skin on the eyelids stretches as the muscles supporting them begin to weaken. The excess fat can gather above or below your eyelids, causing bags, droopy eyelids, or sagging areas around the eyes. This not only affects the aesthetics of your face, but can even impact your vision by obstructing the full field of vision.
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that repairs these characteristics by removing the excess skin, muscles and fat from the upper or lower eyelids. Surgery can be performed on the upper lids, lower lids, or in some cases, both. Whether you’re having vision issues due to sagging eyelids or simply want to rejuvenate your eyes, blepharoplasty may be the procedure for you.
The JUVÉDERM Volbella® XC injection is used to add volume to the lips and smooths lip lines. This injection is the most recent addition to the series, and is used to add subtle volume and smooth the overall appearance of the lips. The results can last up to 1 year, though some maintenance may be required.
BOTOX® is an FDA-approved prescription medicine that is injected into muscles in order to improve the look of moderate to severe lines and wrinkles in adults. The injections target muscles that are used in common daily facial expressions, including smiling and squinting, as well as the areas around the eyes. Patients often use Botox® to correct the following:
- Deep lines on the forehead (“worry lines”)
- Wrinkles near the eyes (“crows feet”)
- Frown lines
After BOTOX® injections, you can typically expect to see results days after treatment and further improvements within the following weeks. The results can last up to 4 months, and continuous maintenance is necessary for upkeep.
For more information about the cosmetic procedures at North Suburban Eye Associates, contact us today!