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What Conditions Can Blepharoplasty Correct?

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February 27, 2014

Age and gravity can affect every part of the face over time, including the eyelids. If you’re looking for a way to rid yourself of a “tired” look, droopiness, or other cosmetic issues tied to getting older, Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon Dr. John Lee can help rejuvenate the area around your eyes with blepharoplasty. Blepharoplasty is ... read more


How Do I Apply LATISSE?

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February 19, 2014

Long, healthy eyelashes are a very desirable feature, creating an attractive accent around the eyes. If you live in or around Philadelphia and you’re looking for a way to increase the volume of your lashes, Dr. John J.W. Lee might recommend LATISSE. LATISSE® is a prescription treatment that makes your eyelashes grow longer, thicker, and ... read more


Does BOTOX® Cosmetic Treat Migraines?

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January 20, 2014

Though you might associate BOTOX® Cosmetic with aesthetic improvement to the face, this popular facial filler was also approved by the FDA in 2010 to treat migraine headaches. If you live in the Philadelphia area and you’re suffering from migraines, BOTOX might be able to help alleviate your symptoms. Migraines are severe, often debilitating headaches. ... read more


How Smoking Can Harm Your Skin

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December 14, 2013

Smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products has many ill health effects, including premature aging of the skin. Before he can help restore the beauty of your face, Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon Dr. John Lee will ask you to stop smoking in order to obtain the best results. Non-smoking is a prerequisite for a wide variety of ... read more


What Causes Bags Under the Eyes?

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December 10, 2013

Having bags or dark circles beneath your eyes can make anyone self-conscious about getting older. If you’re trying to find a way to get your skin looking young again, Dr. John Lee’s Philadelphia eyelid surgery practice can evaluate your cosmetic needs and help you achieve a more youthful appearance for the space around your eyes. ... read more


Conditions That Could Complicate Blepharoplasty

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December 6, 2013

Are you unhappy with the shape of your eyes as you grow older? If you live in or around Philadelphia and want to revitalize the skin around your eyes, blepharoplasty might be right for you. Blepharoplasty is a facial plastic surgery procedure that restores your eyelids and removes bags, wrinkles and other imperfections. Philadelphia facial ... read more


Evaluating your Cosmetic Surgeon's Credentials

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November 19, 2013

As the proverb says, “the eyes are the windows to the soul.” If you’re considering a procedure to augment the beauty and expressiveness of the area around your eyes, Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon Dr. John J. W. Lee can help you decide which facial surgery is right for you. Cosmetic surgery is a personal decision, and ... read more


What does Latisse do?

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November 15, 2013

Latisse is FDA-approved to make eyelashes longer, thicker and darker. This treatment is especially beneficial if you have thin, sparse eyelashes. With regular application, Latisse can give you full, glamorous eyelashes. Latisse is the brand name of a drug formula – bimatoprost – originally used to treat glaucoma, which is sold under the brand name ... read more


Costs of Facial Plastic Surgery

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November 11, 2013

The cost of facial plastic surgery varies widely – by region, by surgeon, and by procedure. At the facial plastic surgery practice of Dr. John Lee, we strive to keep our prices competitive and accessible. Although you must contact our office to find out the exact cost of a specific facial procedure, many of the ... read more


Recovery from Blepharoplasty

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October 22, 2013

Upper eyelid surgery and lower eyelid surgery – also called blepharoplasty – creates a rejuvenated eye appearance by removing excess skin and fat around the eyes and eliminating the sagginess of the eyelids. Blepharoplasty is a relatively common procedure these days, and most patients find that the recovery from the procedure is fairly rapid and ... read more