This procedure improves the aesthetic appearance by flattening the surface of the lower lid region. Surgery can be performed either under local anesthesia with oral sedation, IV sedation, or general anesthesia.
Puffy bags and dark circles of lower-eyelids. The purpose of this surgery is to remove excess fat from the lower eyelid. A small amount of skin is also removed.
Removes and redistributes fat from the lower-eyelid. Removes skin and fine wrinkles from the lower-eyelid
Local, with or without oral/IV sedation, general
Duration of Stay
Same-day surgery at the Abboud Plastic Surgery Centre
Temporary discomfort, temporary blurred vision, swelling, tightening of the eyelids
7 to 21 days for the lower-eyelids
Duration of Results
Dr. Jeffrey Abboud
Born and raised in Ottawa, Dr. Jeffrey Abboud is an accomplished plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He graduated medical school at the University of Ottawa in 1987 and then completed his Internship at Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland. Dr. Abboud completed three years of General Surgery training at Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, and a one-year Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA. He went on to complete a two year residency in Plastic Surgery at Medical College of Ohio, Toledo Ohio. From 1995 - 1997, the Beth Israel Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, invited Dr. Abboud to be a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery. During this time he was an active staff member at several hospitals in the Boston area.
In 1997, Dr. Abboud was Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. From 1997 - 2003, Dr. Abboud developed a community based practice in plastic surgery on the South Shore of Boston and worked there until his move to Ottawa in 2003 to establish his current practice. In 2011, Dr. Abboud was recognized by the CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) in the specialty of Plastic Surgery. Having performed over 17,000 Plastic Surgery procedures, Dr. Abboud draws from his high level of training and vast surgical experience to best serve his patients.