Procedures

Eyelid Surgery

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Blepharoplasty, often called eyelid surgery, can help women and men from Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, and other nearby cities, improve their appearance by restoring a youthful contour to the eyes. The procedure is designed to correct drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags below the eyes by reducing excess fat, skin, and muscle. Upper eyelid surgery may be covered by OHIP if the eyelids droop so much that they interfere with vision. Dr. Michael J. Weinberg is committed to helping you achieve beautiful and natural-looking results.

To learn more about eyelid surgery, call our office at 905-273-3045 (Mississauga) or 416-207-9090 (Toronto) or request an appointment onlinerequest an appointment online. Dr. Weinberg looks forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.

Blepharoplasty Procedure

In Toronto and Mississauga, eyelid surgery is performed under local or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of eyelid sagging. The procedure can take anywhere from 1 to 3 hours and is usually performed at the clinic, where women and men can enjoy the comfort and convenience of a private facility. For those who wish to have their surgery in hospital it can be arranged at Trillium Health Centre. As with all surgical procedures, there are possible complications that can occur with eyelid surgery. Potential complications specific to your surgery will be discussed in detail at your consultation. For a discussion of general risks of surgery, review Dr. Weinberg's Your First Visit page.

A Better Blepharoplasty

As Division Head of Plastic Surgery at Trillium Health Centre, Dr. Weinberg is experienced with facial plastic surgery and offers the following features for improved eyelid surgery including:

  • Fast recovery – Dr. Weinberg performs innovative techniques that can provide quick recovery for patients.
  • Safety – We offer a fully accredited facility and certified staff.
  • Experience – Dr. Weinberg has performed hundreds of reconstructive and cosmetic facial surgeries.

Dr. Michael J. Weinberg is a Royal College certified plastic surgeon, and is committed to helping you achieve a youthful and vibrant appearance.

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Blepharoplasty Cost & Related Procedures

The cost of your eyelid surgery will depend on whether it is covered by OHIP, and also if it is combined with other facial cosmetic procedures. Procedures that blepharoplasty can be performed with include a forehead lift, facelift, as well as other non-surgical procedures that can enhance the appearance of the eyes, like injectable fillers for the under eye area and Latisse.

After Your Procedure

There may be some degree of temporary dryness, burning and itching of eyes, and tightness of the lids after your eyelid surgery in Mississauga. Excessive tearing and sensitivity to light for the first few weeks is possible, and although there may be some difficulty in closing the eyes completely, it is usually temporary.

While patient experiences vary, women and men typically return to work within 7 to 10 days following the procedure. Contact lenses may be worn after 2 weeks or more as instructed by Dr. Weinberg. Generally, patients are able to resume strenuous activities after 3 weeks, and bruising and swelling are typically minimized significantly during this time. The results from eyelid surgery are usually long-lasting, although the aging process continues.

Dr. Weinberg will discuss and answer questions about specific possible side effects and complications in detail during request an appointment onlinerequest an appointment online.

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TPSC

The Toronto Plastic Surgery Clinic:
Dr. Michael J. Weinberg

1-66 Avenue Road
Toronto, ON M5R 3N8
(416) 207-9090

Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

MCSC

The Mississauga Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic:
Michael Weinberg, MD

247 Queensway West
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B9
(905) 273-3045

Monday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.