Articles Written by Dr. Kapadia

Treatment of “bags” under the eyes with filler injections or lower eyelid surgery

Patients who have bags under their eyes often wonder if they are best treated with filler injections or lower eyelid surgery (lower blepharoplasty surgery). Nothing can take the place of an in-person consultation, but this post is meant to help patients understand their options. > Read More

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. > Read More

Cannulas vs needles for lower eyelid filler injections

Patients who are interested in lower eyelid filler injections frequently ask if I use a cannula or a needle to perform the injections. My answer is that after trying both techniques, I find that my results are much better when using a needle.> Read More

Surgery for Droopy Eyelids:
Blepharoplasty, Brow Lift & Ptosis Repair

There are three different conditions which can cause droopy eyelids, each of which is treated differently. Many people with droopy eyelids have a condition known as dermatochalasis, excess upper eyelid skin. > Read More

Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes can represent a number of different problems, each of which is treated differently. > Read More

Surgery for puffy eyes: lower eyelid blepharoplasty

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty is performed to reduce puffiness and wrinkles in the lower eyelids. Fatty tissue is normally present in the spa. > Read More

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. > Read More

Restylane and Juvederm - facial fillers

Restylane and Juvederm are facial fillers used to help reduce the signs of aging without surgery. These substances are made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body. > Read More

Instructions for patients having erbium or CO2 laser resurfacing

The erbium and CO2 lasers are 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 often note an improvement in skin texture, wrinkles and/or dyschromia (brown or red spots).> Read More

Traveling for Eyelid 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.> Read More