“Dr MacQuaid did my eyelid lift a few weeks ago. Perfect results, absolutely no discomfort. Her staff was fantastic as well. I would highly recommend her office to anyone!” -Dr. John Grimes
“Dr MacQuaid is an excellent surgeon! I am so happy with the results of my procedures. I would highly recommend her!!” -Sharon Miller Schwartz
“I highly recommend Dr. MacQuaid! Her new location in Hunt valley is amazing and her staff is super helpful!” -Jennifer Campbell
“Dr. MacQuaid was able to diagnose my eye issue immediately that had gone mistreated for 9 months. My eyes were better in three days after being so miserable for so long! She is my hero and I can't recommend her high enough.” -Lynette Greenfield Holmes
“She is amazing and caring, she goes out of her way to make sure you’re comfortable and pain free. I've been seeing her for about 3 years now and her and her staff are very caring, friendly people, also she is a true artist and what she does.” -Joyce Horstman
“I have worked with Dr. MacQuaid for over 8 years and she has done some surgery and injections for me. She is one of the Best in town. She takes pride in her work and she is an artist at what she does!”
“Dr. MacQuaid has to be the most gentle doctor when it comes to needles on the face with the BEST results! I’ll keep going until I’m 90.” -Jessica Smith
“Was told that my face looks "vibrant" today! Thanks Emily MacQuaid and the MacQuaid Eye Institute.”
“Definitely top notch. Best experience hands down!! Thank you to the MacQuaid staff!” -Carmmen Motto
“Dr. MacQuaid and her staff are by far the most professional and pleasant doctor’s office I’ve experienced. I trust them implicitly and always leave feeling refreshed and looking great! People have a hard time believing my age and I owe it all to them.” -EO
“Dr.MacQuaid is top notch. A superb surgeon with excellent bedside manner, and an artist's eye for aesthetics as well.” -Dr. LG
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“Dr. MacQuaid is an artist and a surgeon. Exceptional care and treatment from the first appointment to recovery. Completely pleased.” -Anonymous
“Reconstructive procedures require both surgical proficiency and an equal measure of artistry for recreating natural contours and achieving symmetry. I worked with Dr. MacQuaid in the operating room for over four years and I can assure you that she possesses the talents necessary to consistently produce results of the highest quality. You will not be disappointed!” -JS
“While at Katzen, Dr. MacQuaid treated me with filler and did a FABULOUS job. I had been to other people for the same work with good results. But, Dr. MacQuaid’s were even better. Originally, I went to her for a consultation to see if I needed an eyelid lift. She very honestly told me “no”. I liked her honesty and tried her for the filler. I’m glad I did.” -anonymous
THE AGING FACE
Upper Eyelids: The skin on the upper eyelids is thin and loses elasticity as we age. This leads to excess skin and a tired appearance.
Lower Eyelids: The skin on the lower eyelids also stretches with time. The tensile strength of the eyelid decreases which results in a mild to moderate eyelid droop. Orbital fat protrudes which leads to a “puffy bag” on the lower eyelids. The volume around the eye also decreases leading to “hollowness” around the lower eyelids.
Eyebrows: With time, the soft fatty tissue beneath the eyebrows lessens. The fat in the temples also dissipates leading to a mild brow droop.
Midface: Loses volume and descends. Making the face look aged and tired. This creates lines around the mouth. A full midface creates a more youthful appearance.
Lips: Get thinner and lose volume as we age.
Nasolabial: The nasolabial lines is the line from the corner of your nose to the outer corner of the mouth. As we age, it becomes prominent because the midface droops and we lose volume.
Jawline: The jawline becomes less defined as we age.
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MEET DR. MACQUAID
Dr. MacQuaid is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon. An Oculoplastic Surgeon is someone who specializes exclusively in reconstructive, revision and cosmetic surgery of the eyes and surrounding tissue. She completed her fellowship at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. MacQuaid's services range from cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows to the midface. Dr. MacQuaid is a renowned expert in reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, eyebrows, tear duct surgery, thyroid eye disease, and tumors. She has advanced training in non-surgical facial rejuvenation such as Botox®, Restylane®, Juvéderm®, Radiesse® and Laser Resurfacing. She offers the latest technology available to patients.
Dr. MacQuaid is currently a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Aside from Ophthalmology, Dr. MacQuaid is a former Division One college athlete. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her husband Jerry and their two children.
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