Blepharoplasty

How Long is the Recovery Period After an Eyelid Lift?

Often, as we age, the eyelids begin to sag or droop. An eyelid lift can give the face a dramatic overhaul – taking 5 to 10 years off your face without changing the structure or overall appearance. An eyelid lift removes the excess sagging skin to create a more alert and youthful eyelid appearance. Recovery after an eyelid lift can take a few days to a few weeks. Though you will be able to see, immediately after the procedure you will need someone to drive you home. You may experience some swelling, bruising, irritation, dry eyes and discomfort that can be controlled with medication, cold compresses and ointment. Expect minimal, mild discomfort during the immediate recovery period. After surgery, you should apply cold packs, sleep on two pillows, and avoid bending over where your head is below the level of your heart. You should also avoid strenuous activity and things like reading or watching television, which can strain the eyes. If the pain is severe or any abnormal symptoms develop, call the office immediately. [...]

2019-07-06T12:14:01+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

Will An Eyelid Lift Really Make Me Look Younger?

An eyelid lift, also known as Blepharoplasty, can enhance the appearance of the eyes. Saggy or drooping eyelids can be an age-defining feature for many people and make us look older than we really are. It is a major reason people consider eyelid surgery to remove the excess sagging skin, to create a more alert and youthful eyelid appearance. Yes, an eyelid lift can really make you look younger! An eyelid lift can make it appear as though you can finally open your eyes fully.  During the procedure, tissue and sagging skin will be removed based on your underlying facial muscle structure, bone structure and the symmetry of your eyebrows. While eyelid surgery will not eliminate other cosmetic issues like dark circles, crow’s feet, or other facial wrinkles, it can make you look refreshed, younger, less tired and more alert. Eye lifts can be performed in conjunction with other procedures such as laser resurfacing, filler injections, or forehead lifts. Though results can be dramatic, they will rejuvenate and freshen the eyes—not change the structure of your eyes. The upper [...]

2019-07-06T12:54:21+00:00 November 19th, 2017|

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