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Category: Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)


Rejuvenate Your Eyes

Posted February 15, 2018

Outdoor portrait of a beautiful young brunette woman in her thirtiesAging takes its toll on every aspect of your face. Over the years, you start to develop deep creases around the mouth and jowls, and even age spots and other fine lines begin to appear. However, your eyes are the first facial feature to show the effects of aging. More than any other part of your body, your eyelids experience the most consistent amount of work and stress.…

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The Difference Between Facial Procedures

Posted January 30, 2017

Eyelid Surgery ResultsMany of us look in the mirror and find that time and gravity have taken a toll on our facial skin. The skin starts to sag and wrinkle, weighing down our confidence. Some of us may emulate with our hands what our faces would look like if we “lifted” the skin back on certain areas of the face.

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Know What to Expect During Eyelid Surgery Recovery

Posted August 29, 2016

eyelid surgery recoveryRecovery from eyelid surgery to correct drooping and puffiness around the eyes generally does not take an extended time period. Most patients can return to work and a majority of normal activities in about a week.

You will likely experience bruising and swelling around the eyes in the first few days of recovery. This will subside as your body heals and can be alleviated somewhat by keeping your head elevated and icing the area.…

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Eyelid Surgery Changes Everything

Posted January 13, 2016

To learn if eyelid surgery can help you reach your goals, call board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 and schedule your free consultation todayIt is said that the eyes are the gateway to the soul. Maybe so, but they are also one of the very first things people notice about your face and, when the area surrounding them is saggy, puffy, or inconsistently dark, they can significantly detract from your overall appeal. If you have begun to notice a change in the appearance of your eyelids or the area below your eyes, it may be time to discuss blepharoplasty with board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…

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Plastic Surgery for Men on the Rise

Posted October 16, 2015

If you are interested in learning more about plastic surgery for men, call board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultationMore and more men are beginning to look to plastic surgery to address issues as varied as stubborn fat deposits and premature signs of aging. If you are a man who is unhappy with any aspect of his body, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you free of charge, discuss your goals, and help you choose those procedures best suited to produce the striking and masculine look you deserve.…

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Will Contact Lenses Make my Eyelids Droopy?

Posted August 11, 2015

If you are considering eyelid surgery in Los Angeles, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation todayContact lenses have been identified as a contributing factor to premature eyelid drooping. In a recent study of 96 sets of identical twins, researchers found that those who wore contact lenses – both the hard and soft variety – were more likely to experience premature eyelid drooping. How much more likely? 100%. All participants who wore contact lenses experienced a higher level of eyelid ptosis than those who did not, even after factors including sun exposure, smoking, sleeping habits, and stress were taken into account.…

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Solutions for Puffy Skin Underneath the Eyes

Posted June 16, 2015

Puffy, dark colored skin underneath the eyes can make a person look tired, old, and worn out. To deal with this, many people turn to serums and other topical solutions that may reduce some puffiness, but are generally a big disappointment. That’s because topical solutions cannot reverse the effects aging has on the skin. The best way to achieve lasting results and complete facial rejuvenation is through surgical options such as blepharoplasty.…

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Am I a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Posted May 05, 2015

If your eyelids have begun to droop, obscuring your eyes or interfering with vision, you may be an ideal candidate for blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). Eyelid surgery also allows Los Angeles facial plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole to address sagging, dark, and puffy skin below the eyes for a refreshed and rejuvenated look that can take years off of your appearance.…

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What is Blepharoplasty?

Posted March 11, 2015

Blepharoplasty, alternately called eyelid surgery and eye lift, is a procedure that is used to produce a more youthful and alert look to the eyes. With blepharoplasty, Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can:

  • Remove excess skin from the upper and lower eyelids
  • Eliminate puffiness and dark circles underneath the eyes
  • Reduce fine lines and wrinkles on the upper and lower lids

Blepharoplasty is a remarkably effective way to produce a more appealing look to one of your most notable facial Features.…

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Common Facial Plastic Surgery Combinations in Hollywood

Posted October 15, 2013

Aging, genetics, lifestyle choices, sun exposure…the list of things that can impact the appearance of your face is extensive. When you come to our Hollywood area plastic surgery center for your initial consultation, Dr. Martin O’Toole will take the time necessary to listen to your concerns and carefully examine your face and neck. Based on your desires and his findings, he will be able to recommend the facial plastic surgery procedures best suited to help you reach your aesthetic goals.…

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