Articles by Dr. Kapadia

Fractional CO2 Laser – Before and After treatment

Before treatment Indications & Contraindications The CO2 laser is used for skin resurfacing. The laser works by delivering energy to vaporize small columns of tissue. As new skin grows back in the vaporized areas, patients may note an improvement in skin texture, wrinkles and/or dyschromia (brown or red spots). Please let Dr. Kapadia know if you any of the following apply to you: Conditions which may predispose to poor wound healing including diabetes mellitus, connective tissue disease, circulatory disorders or radiation/ chemotherapy. Pregnant patients should not receive treatment. Patients who have tanned within the last 30 days. Use of Isotretinoin…

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Postoperative Instructions

Post-Operative Instructions – Eyelid Plastic Surgery Apply ice or a cold pack (most patients prefer a bag of frozen peas) to the area of surgery for the first two days after surgery.  This is essential for reducing the amount of swelling and bruising. We recommend icing at a schedule of 10 mins on and 10 mins off for two full days after surgery. Ice should feel cool but comfortable. If it feels uncomfortable, it’s probably too cold – use a washcloth or paper towels between the ice and your face so its less cold. For the first 24 to 48…

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Travelling for Eyelid Surgery

  Traveling for Eyelid Plastic Surgery Hello and thanks for your interest in traveling to Boston for your surgery. Read this document carefully, as it contains many of the commonly asked questions by patients who wish to travel for procedures. Feel free to call the office or email me directly at [email protected] if you have additional questions. Our office takes care of many patients who choose to travel for surgery from across the US and overseas. I want to start by saying that traveling for surgery is not ideal, as it is hard to pop back into the office if…

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Cosmetic Botox

Botox treatments provide a great way for many people to improve facial wrinkles without having surgery. Botox is the most common cosmetic treatment performed by physicians in the United States, with over 3.8 million procedures done each year.
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What to expect after lower eyelid fillers

Injecting fillers under the eyes is a very difficult and nuanced procedure. Very few doctors perform these injections due to the complexities of treating this area. Dr. Kapadia is one of the most experienced doctors in the country with this procedure and has treated more than 2000 patients with under eye fillers.
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