Introducing Eyelid Lift Procedures in Leesburg, VA at AVIE! MedSpa & Laser Center

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AVIE! Medspa & Laser Center in Leesburg, Virginia has expanded its list of services, adding eyelid lift procedures to help patients achieve a younger-looking appearance.

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AVIE! MedSpa & Laser Center of Leesburg, VA is now offering eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, procedures.

AVIE! MedSpa and Laser Center is excited to introduce eyelid lift procedures to their Leesburg area patients. Also known as a blepharoplasty, these procedures aim to improve the appearance and functionality of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.

Patients often consider an eyelid lift due to drooping or sagging eyelids that keep their eyes from fully opening or make them appear tired or older than they are. This condition is caused by the weakening of the muscles in the eyelid, a common symptom of the aging process that makes patients look tired, angry, or old, and can even impair their peripheral vision.

An eyelid lift in Leesburg repairs the eyelids and restores a smooth, youthful look to the area around the eyes. After local anesthesia is administered, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Khalique Zahir will make a small incision above the eye, removing excess skin and fat deposits. Any signs of the surgery are hidden in the natural crease of the eyelid and will not be visible.

Following the procedure, patients will immediately notice that their eyes appear more open, and their field of vision has widened. A lower eyelid lift also reduces puffiness or bags beneath the eyes and improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the lower eyelid for a more youthful look.

Results from this procedure are long-lasting. However, as with all surgeries, there will be a period of downtime following the procedure as the patient’s eyelids take time to heal.

AVIE! MedSpa and Laser Center takes great pride in helping their Leesburg area patients achieve their ideal appearance and improve the quality of their lives. Besides the eyelid lift, AVIE! also offers body sculpting, injectable treatments, skin rejuvenation, and hair restoration solutions.

About AVIE! MedSpa & Laser Center
AVIE! MedSpa & Laser Center has been offering the latest in cosmetic medical spa treatments in a relaxing spa environment in Leesburg, VA since opening in March 2009. MedSpa Owner, Kim Marinetto, RN, and Master Aesthetician, in conjunction with Medical Director Khalique Zahir, MD and their highly skilled team of nurses, nurse practitioners and aestheticians, provide specialized cosmetic and aesthetic programs so each of their clients’ needs are addressed on an individual basis with personalized follow-ups.

Aesthetic treatments at AVIE! have minimal to no downtime. Services include: CoolSculpting®, Vela® Shape III, Ultherapy®, ProLipo™, Botox®, Juvéderm®, Dysport®, Restylane®, Restylane® Silk, Restylane Lyft®, Voluma™ XC, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, HydraFacial MD®, Micro-Needling, MicroLaserPeels, Photo Facials, Skin Tightening, Pro Fractional Skin Resurfacing, Laser Hair Removal and Clinical Facials with Professional Skin Analysis. AVIE! also carries physician level skin care and make-up, as well as offering gift certificates for special occasions. Consultations are complimentary, and financing is available. For more information please call 703-737-0197 or visit

About Kim Marinetto, RN & Master Aesthetician
Kim Marinetto has over 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse, and in the past ten years has focused her practice on cosmetic medicine, adding to her credentials a Medical Aesthetician Certification in 2006, along with additional certifications in Botox Cosmetic, Facial Fillers, Sclerotherapy, and various advanced laser systems. Kim is a Master Aesthetician in the state of Virginia. Additionally, Kim has done extensive training on laser technology, and her coursework is recognized by the AMA.

About Khalique Zahir, MD
Dr. Khalique Zahir, Medical Director of AVIE! Medspa and Laser Center, graduated from West Virginia School of Medicine and is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery. Dr. Zahir practiced general surgery from 1992 – 1999 at West Virginia University and St. Mary’s Hospital, then cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from 1999 – 2001. Dr. Zahir also holds a Virginia Medical License and a Maryland Medical License. He has written over 20 articles published in national health journals, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at VCU School of Medicine.

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