Fraser Valley Cataract & Laser
Whenever our patients ask what they can do about their droopy eyelids, we’re always eager to tell them about blepharoplasty. Blepharoplasty removes excess skin and fat from around the eyes to reverse the visual effects of aging.
At Fraser Valley Cataract And Laser, this surgery takes one hour to make a lifetime of difference. Call our office to book your surgical consultation today.
An epicanthic fold, also referred to as Asian eyes, is when a skin fold of the upper eyelid covers the inside corner of the eye. Patients with monolids do not have a crease or fold separating their eyelids into two sections. This can make the eyes appear smaller.
The monolid procedure is quite similar to blepharoplasty. The surgeon will create creases in your eyelids and remove excess skin and fat to ensure the creases stay in place.
It’s not uncommon for people to have bumps and spots they don’t like. This could include anything from skin tags or age spots to moles or cysts.
Any of these abnormalities located on the face can be removed with a simple surgical procedure. Pictured here are just a few examples of common skin abnormalities we can treat.
This treatment stimulates collagen-producing cells, improving the general appearance of your skin, reducing wrinkles, and even treating rosacea and scar tissue.
By flashing light into the deeper layers of your skin, our IPL can target a compound found in the blood called oxyhemoglobin. Oxyhemoglobin is the type of blood cell responsible for carrying oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. This stimulation also helps with the production of hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally keeps skin moisturized.
In addition to resolving a wide variety of skin conditions, this treatment will leave you with a more youthful appearance, and healthier skin.
Can be used to treat the face, stomach, and neck.
Our skin lasers can be used to slow, or in some cases, completely halt hair growth in treated areas. Highly concentrated beams of light are focused on the hair follicles without affecting the surrounding area.
This procedure involves either the IPL or the LongPulse Laser. For lighter and thinner hair, or for those with a lower discomfort tolerance, the IPL is recommended. To address areas with thicker, more stubborn hair, our LongPulse laser is recommended. The LongPulse may cause a slight pinching/burning sensation during and shortly after the procedure.
Can be used to treat the upper lip, chin, face, arms, legs, back, or chest.
The IPL skin laser stimulates deeper collagen (protein providing structural support to skin) helping to lighten scarring and reduce inflammation of active acne.
Because the laser applies heat directly to the affected areas, sebaceous glands shrink decreasing the severity of recurring acne.
Can treat acne/acne scars anywhere on the body.
An IPL procedure designed to treat skin lesions, sunburn spots, and growths on the skin. These issues are caused by melanin-producing melanocyte cells in the skin. By targeting and breaking down the melanin in the darkened areas, we can clear the pigmentation layers resulting in more even-toned and unblemished skin.
Using the IPL to correct Melasma will result in faster, but not as long-lasting pigmentation correction. This can be used to treat mild-moderate melasma in patients with a low discomfort tolerance.
By using our ProDeep laser, treatment affects the underlying skin layers by rejuvenating collagen production and repairing the general condition of the skin. Because it works on the deeper layers of the skin, results may take longer to see but will last longer. This treatment also decreases the chance of your melasma reoccurring.
Areas of treatment are full face, lower leg, back, lower arms, neck, and hands.
Our ProDeep laser is able to treat mild to moderate scarring or stretch marks in patients with low pain tolerance. Treatable stretch marks can be located on the stomach, upper leg, glutes, and breasts.
For more severe scarring like c section scars, hypertrophic scarring, or surgical scars, our DualMode laser should be used. DualMode has an additional laser that repairs damaged scar tissue on the surface while also stimulating underlying collagen to boost reproduction. Treatable scars can be located on the stomach, full legs, glutes, or breasts.
Twisted or enlarged veins that form close to the skin’s surface are known as varicose veins. They are often found in the thighs or calves and are treated using our LongPulse laser.
Energy from the laser heats the varicose veins and causes scar tissue to shrink or block the vessel. By sealing off the vein, blood begins flowing through nearby veins less visible from the surface of the skin.
Treatment areas include the upper and lower legs.
Thermal Peeling is generally used to clear mild pigmentation, fine lines, and shallow wrinkles on the face. Our LongPulse laser can target old, dead skin cells and eliminate them. This helps the fresh skin to resume proper collagen reproduction restoring youthful looking skin.
Treatment area is the face.
Puffiness and dark circles under the eyes can be reduced by applying heat to each layer of skin in the affected area. Similar to thermal peeling, by eliminating old skin cells and promoting collagen production, skin can heal to a smoother, more even and balanced state. Treatments will leave skin with a smoother texture and an enhanced tone.
While treating your lower eyelids, a shield will protect your eyes, antibiotic ointment will be applied to the skin, and numbing drops are used to increase comfort.
A more intense version of thermal peeling designed for more resilient skin types. Our DualMode laser is used to burn away dead skin cells and stimulate cell reproductions. Treatments will help to bring back the glow of your skin while simultaneously causing it to tighten back up.
This treatment is designed for the stomach, legs, glutes and breasts.
Are you bothered by dryness, itchiness, scratchiness, or excessive watering in your eyes? Believe it or not, our IPL is also used to treat Dry Eye Disease.
By melting away clogged oil in your meibomian glands, they can once again ensure your eyes stay properly hydrated. Find our more about our Dry Eye Disease Assessment here!