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Asian blepharoplasty vs. traditional blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid lift or eyelid tuck surgery, is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed today. But despite its popularity, there are a lot of misconceptions and confusion surrounding the procedure. One of the most common questions trusted facial plastic and oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Ali Ghafouri hears from patients is, “What… Read more »

Dermal Fillers to Treat Tear Troughs and Dark Under-Eye Circles

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on May 23, 2018

Treating tear trough and under-eye circles

Tear troughs and dark under-eye circles are cosmetic imperfections that occur to many people as they age. While they are not signs of a serious medical condition, they do add to a tired and worn out appearance that many people wish to correct. Fortunately there are several cosmetic treatments that can address tear troughs and… Read more »

The Difference Between Upper Blepharoplasty and Ptosis Repair

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on April 22, 2018

Upper Eyelid Surgery vs. Ptosis Repair

There is a lot of confusion between upper blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid lift, and ptosis repair. Because both procedures deal with the delicate tissue of the upper eyelids, it is important to know the differences between the two and select the one that best fits your needs. Top Scottsdale facial plastic and oculoplastic surgeon… Read more »

Do I Need a Facelift or Mini Facelift?

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on March 22, 2018

Facelift vs. mini facelift

Advances in facelift surgery have made way for the development of various techniques, including mini facelift. As the name suggests, mini facelift requires less surgery and treatment than traditional or “full” facelift. Learn more about the differences between mini facelift and traditional facelift in this blog post from Arizona oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Ali Ghafouri.

How to Keep Your Skin Healthy and Moisturized During the Winter Months

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on February 19, 2018

Healthy, moisturized skin during winter

The winter season is notorious for wreaking havoc on the skin. Cold, dry air irritates the skin, causing it to look dull, aged and unhealthy. The good news is that there are plenty of adjustments you can make to minimize the effect cold weather has on your skin. Here, Dr. Ali Ghafouri, a talented Scottsdale… Read more »

The Benefits of Kybella

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on January 19, 2018

Benefits of Kybella

Submental fat, commonly referred to as a “double chin,” is a cosmetic flaw that plagues individuals of all ages and sizes. Often times, weight loss efforts like diet and exercise do little to slim down this area. Fortunately, cosmetic surgery options like neck lift, liposuction and, more recently, Kybella are available to help patients sculpt… Read more »

New Year Resolutions for Younger-looking Eyes

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on December 19, 2017

Eye treatments Scottsdale

If you are looking for ways to enhance your beauty this upcoming year, why not start with your eyes? Your eyes are often the first thing people notice about you and can play a big part in how others perceive you. Here, Dr. Ghafouri, a Scottsdale plastic and facial cosmetic surgeon shares simple New Year… Read more »

Four Things to Look for On an Oculoplastic Surgeon’s Website

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on November 18, 2017

Oculoplastic surgery Scottsdale

Working with a highly qualified oculoplastic surgeon is the best thing you can do to ensure that your procedure and results are successful. If you are just beginning your search for a surgeon, you may be wondering, “Where do I start?” An online search can yield the top oculoplastic surgeons in your area. Once you… Read more »

What Men Should Know about Cosmetic Surgery

Submitted by Dr. Ali Ghafouri on October 18, 2017

Male cosmetic surgery in Scottsdale, AZ

As a leading oculoplastic surgeon serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and the surrounding area, Dr. Ali Ghafouri meets with countless men interested in cosmetic surgery. The surgeon understands that many of these men, although interested, are hesitant to undergo cosmetic surgery due to misconceptions or lack of information. Dr. Ghafouri wants to set the record straight on… Read more »

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Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists

9431 E. Ironwood Square Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ85258

Phone: (480) 905-1010

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Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm

Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

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Mesa

Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists

4824 E. Baseline Rd #102
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (480) 905-1010

Fax: (480) 905-6988

Office Hours

Monday: 8 am - 5 pm

Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm

Wednesday: 8 am - 5 pm

Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm

Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed