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Our Torrance location is located at 3400 Lomita Boulevard, Suite 401. Our office hours are 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Less than fifteen minutes from the beach, our beautiful Torrance office provides ample free parking for your convenience.

Upper Blepharoplasty Before and After Results

Featured Procedures in our Torrance Office

Whatever your individual aesthetic goals, Eyesthetica can help you achieve the natural, youthful look you desire. With unparalleled knowledge, our high-caliber surgeons at Eyesthetica meticulously evaluate the following areas of the face:

  • The upper face (forehead/eyebrows/upper eyelids)
  • The midface (lower eyelids/cheeks)
  • The lower face (lips and neck)

When you visit our Torrance location, you will be evaluated by Dr. Steven C. Dresner — the Torrance Chief Eyelid Surgeon and Eyesthetica co-founder or Dr. Christopher Lo who recently joined us from UCLA with extra training in Korea to enhance care for patients of Asian descent. During your visit to our Torrance location, our doctors will create a custom treatment plan to help you reach your aesthetic goals without compromising the health and safety of your eyes.

FEATURED SURGICAL PROCEDURES
FOR A YOUTHFUL AND NATURAL APPEARANCE

Upper Face Procedures

Midface Procedures

Lower Face Procedures

Brow Lift Procedure

Upper Blepharoplasty Procedure

Double Eyelid Procedure

Ptosis Procedure

Lower Blepharoplasty Procedure

Fat Positioning

Midface Lift Procedure

Fat Grafting

Lip Enhancement Procedure

Lip Reduction Procedure

Brow Lift in Torrance

Gravity and loss of volume can cause the skin of the forehead to sag over time. This causes the brow to descend and the brow tissue to deflate, which leads to hooding of the upper eyelids and an angry, tired, or sad expression. One of the ways this can be treated is with a brow lift: a surgical procedure in which the forehead is elevated, reducing wrinkles and creases and creating a more youthful and rested appearance. This can be done endoscopically with a mini-camera, or open.

Though this procedure can vary by degrees of invasiveness, brow lifts typically involve repositioning the muscles of the forehead, and often entail volume augmentation and tissue removal. Elevating the brow can improve the heaviness of the upper eyelids, and enhance the effects of an upper blepharoplasty.

Ask the surgeons at Eyesthetica which custom approach is right for you.

Torrance Brow Lift

Upper Blepharoplasty

An upper blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, is a procedure in which the excess skin and fat are removed from the top eyelid. The surgeon will make an incision in the natural crease of the eyelid to prevent visible scarring, remove the excess skin, and sculpt fat that has collected on the upper eyelid for the creation of a youthful, natural look. If a patient is a candidate for both an upper and lower blepharoplasty, they generally opt to do both at once for reduced recovery time.

Torrance Upper Blepharoplasty

Double Eyelid Surgery in Torrance

Double eyelid surgery is a special type of upper blepharoplasty which creates a crease in the upper eyelid where none previously existed. This helps to “open” the eye. Depending on the thickness and fat distribution of the eyelids, double eyelid surgery can be performed with a minimal incision to avoid visible scarring.

Torrance Double Eyelid Surgery

Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis) Repair in Torrance

Ptosis refers to drooping upper eyelids. Ptosis is caused by the stretching of the tissue and disinsertion of the levator muscle tendon, which is responsible for raising the eyelid. When the upper eyelids droop low enough to obstruct the pupil, it causes a decrease in the superior field of vision, trouble reading, and driving challenges, which can lead to headaches from having to constantly raise the brow to see. Before upper eyelid surgery, be sure your surgeon can assess eyelid ptosis as a cause for your upper eyelid appearance.

The surgical methods to repair ptosis vary depending on the extent of the eyelid elevation needed. Your eyelid surgeon will discuss with you in detail the type of surgical approach that is right for you.

Torrance Droopy Eyelid or Ptosis Procedure

Lower Blepharoplasty / Eye Bag Removal in Torrance

A lower blepharoplasty or “eye bag removal” is performed by removing the excess fat and skin beneath the lower eyelid, to reduce the appearance of puffiness or “bags” beneath the eyes. The amount of fat removed must be carefully calculated by the eyelid surgeon – as removing too much can cause a “hollowing” effect as the patient ages. Occasionally, the fat that is already there is repositioned or augmented to reduce the appearance of aging. Incisions are hidden by the lower lash line or inside the eyelid. Before proceeding with eyelid surgery, make sure your eyelid surgeon is a member of ASOPRS.

Torrance Lower Blepharoplast Procedure

Midface Lift in Torrance

Midfacial lifting is reserved for patients in need of lower eyelid elevation and support. The procedure resuspends the lower eyelid, repositions deeper soft tissue, and augments the cheek. Ask your doctor if this procedure is right for you.

Torrance Midface Lift

Fat Repositioning and Fat Transfer in Torrance

When fat is already present around or under the eyelids, it can be shifted into the hollow of the eyelid for a fuller appearance when there is fat deficiency or volume loss. These procedures are reserved for a select group of patients, and your surgeon will review treatment options with you.

Torrance Fat Repositioning

Fat Grafting in Torrance

Fat can be taken from other parts of the body and used to fill creases and wrinkles in the face. Fat grafting is comparable to other injectable treatments it creates a more vibrant, youthful appearance. Fat grafting carries a lower risk of infection than fillers because the fat is taken from other parts of the patient’s own body. If you’re debating between choosing fat grafting or fillers to meet your aesthetic goals, the surgeons at Eyesthetica can help you weigh your options.

Torrance Fat Grafting

Lip Enhancement in Torrance

The aging process can leave lips looking thin and lined. Lip enhancement is a cosmetic procedure that can give you fuller, plumper lips. Lip implants are an option for patients looking for fuller lips, but dermal lip fillers can also be an option based on the individual’s aesthetic goals. Ask your surgeon which option would be right for you.

Torrance Lip Enhancement

Lip Reduction in Torrance

Surgical lip reductions involve removing mucosal tissue from the upper and/or lower lips in order to reshape the entire lip area. This procedure is performed on patients who would like to decrease lip volume. Usually, it is performed on patients who have been bothered by their large lips since birth.

Torrance Lip Reduction

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From the North:
Take I-405 South to Exit 42A for Hawthorne Boulevard/CA-107 South. After around five miles, use the left two lanes to turn onto Lomita Boulevard, just past Dollar Tree on the left. Continue down Lomita Boulevard, passing Einstein Bros. Bagels on the right and then Public Storage on the left, until you reach Medical Center Drive. Make a right onto Medical Center Drive and pull into the third entrance on the right for 3400 Lomita Boulevard, the second building from the corner.

From the East:
Take CA-22 West and merge onto I-405 North, and take exit 33B for Wilmington Ave. Turn left onto South Wilmington Avenue, then turn right onto East Lomita Boulevard. You will pass Suki Time Thai Kitchen on the right and Costco on your left. Just past Torrance Memorial Medical Center on the left, make a left onto Medical Center drive and we will be on the second building on the right, 3400 Lomita Boulevard.

Dr. Steven C. Dresner, M.D.

Torrance Chief Eyelid Surgeons

Dr. Steven C. Dresner earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School before completing an internship in general surgery at the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Dresner went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University (LSU) in New Orleans. He served as a fellow in Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and an oculofacial fellow at McGill University in Montreal.

Dr. Dresner is presently a Clinical Professor (part time) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), Director of the ASOPRS Fellowship at Eyesthetica, and Associate Preceptor of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute ASOPRS Fellowship. He lectures nationally and internationally and has published more than thirty peer-reviewed articles and numerous textbook chapters. Dr. Dresner is a recipient of the Honor and Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Outside of his work with patients in Torrance, Dr. Dresner enjoys biking, skiing, golf, jazz, and time with his three children.

Dr. Christopher C. Lo, M.D.

Dr. Christopher C. Lo graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelors in Biology and Health Policy and earned his M.D. at Mount Sinai in New York City where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) national medical honor society. After graduating, he completed his medical internship and ophthalmology residency at New York University and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital where he served as chief resident. He finished his fellowship training in oculofacial plastic surgery at UCLA’s Doheny and Jules Stein Eye Institutes. Dr. Lo is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the prestigious American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), an elite society of 500 members specializing in cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and face.

Dr. Lo is dedicated to service, teaching, and research. He founded a free eye clinic while in medical school and volunteered on an international surgical mission with the Virtue Foundation. He has taught at various facial and orbital surgery courses, lectured domestically and internationally, published in peer reviewed medical journals, and authored several medical textbook chapters. He has a teaching appointment and hospital privileges at the UCLA Doheny and Jules Stein Eye Institutes and the UCLA-Harbor Hospital and is involved in the combined Eyesthetica and USC ASOPRS fellowships.

A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Lo attended grade school in Taiwan and China before moving back to the United States for college. He enjoys distance running, music, and exploring the LA food scene. He is fluent in written and spoken Mandarin and Cantonese and conversant in Spanish.

Dr. Dresner performed a quad-blepharoplasty for me last December, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results! His highly skilled hands produced a flawless, natural look. I look 10-15 years younger. Aside from the amazing results, Dr Dresner’s bedside manner was the best I’ve received by any doctor. Each post-op visit, Dr. Dresner carefully listened to my issues and prescribed treatments. His office staff also “held my hand” through the recovery process. Having elected this surgery with the most talented of surgeons and one with outstanding supportive bedside manner, I recommend with great enthusiasm Dr. Dresner. You will be so happy with the process and the outcome!

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Elevate Brows, Smooth Furrows, Crow’s Feet, Frown Lines

BOTOX® in Santa Monica
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Smooth Under The Eyes / Tear Troughs

Belotero®,Fat Injections, Juvéderm, Restylane
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Lift and Enhance Cheeks

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Elevate Brows, Smooth Furrows, Crow’s Feet, Frown Lines

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Rejuvenate Hands

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Non-Surgical Facial Enhancement

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Soften Nasolabial Folds (up to 12 months)

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Soften Nasolabial Folds (12+ months)

Bellafill®, Juvéderm®, Sculptra®
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Rejuvenate The Neck

Botox®, Kybella®
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Fill Acne Scars

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