Eyelid surgery, sometimes referred to as blepharoplasty, can be done on a patient’s upper lids, lower lids, or both at the same time. Most of these procedures are done in an outpatient setting, using local anesthesia and no sedatives. The procedure can be done for functional or cosmetic reasons, and some of the benefits are listed in the brief guide below.
Diminished Fine Lines
While this isn’t a primary goal, many patients see a substantial improvement in these early signs of aging. Lifting the upper and lower eyelids can reduce the number and severity of lines around the lower lid and outer corner of the eye. To enhance results, consider a chemical peel and other rejuvenating treatments.
Under-eye bags can give someone a tired look even if they get plenty of sleep. A lower-lid eye lift can remove bags by eliminating excess tissue and skin below the patient’s eyes. In some instances, the procedure can improve the look of dark under-eye circles, especially when used in combination with medical facials and chemical peels.
When a patient has droopy upper eyelids, the concerns can be more than cosmetic. Extra tissue and skin on the lids, along with drooping brows, can impair a patient’s vision. By removing the excess tissue and slightly lifting the brow and upper lid, the surgeon can improve the patient’s line of sight. Some patients even report greater comfort and fewer headaches because they’re no longer using their brow muscles to raise the upper eyelids.
A Refreshed Look
Blepharoplasty is an effective way to give the patient’s entire face a more refreshed appearance while enhancing the look of the eyes. Whether a patient gets the procedure alone or along with other treatments, they’re likely to see significant results. A rejuvenated appearance can do wonders for a person’s self-esteem and self-confidence.
If a patient decides that eye surgery is a good choice, they should choose an experienced surgeon for the best results. Local cosmetic surgeons can use their experience to tailor the procedure to the patient’s needs. Call “A Head” For Detail to schedule a personal consultation with a board-certified cosmetic surgeon.