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Blepharoplasty

What is an Blepharoplasty?

The appearance of drooping eyelids can cause wrinkles, vision impairment and bags. The surgery to remove excess skin and fat above the eyes will also tighten surrounding muscles which results in an attractive appearance for those who are aging or tired from life's challenges.
Through this procedure, candidates will feel confident knowing that the sparkle has been restored to their eyes.

Who is a Blepharoplasty Candidate?

Both men and women struggling with loose or drooping skin around the eyelids qualify for this procedure. Potential candidates can also experience deep grooves between their eyes and cheeks as well as excess fat on either side of them near eye level.

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Blepharoplasty Surgery Pre-Op and Post-Op

What happens during an Blepharoplasty?

Local anesthesia for upper lids and IV sedation or general anesthesia for lower ones.Incisions will be made above and below the eyelids through the inside of the eyelid and below the eyelash line. Incisions are made to remove excess skin and fat. This procedure takes between 30 minutes to 2 hours, and patients should arrange to have someone drive them home after the procedure.

What is the Blepharoplasty Recovery Process?

Though no bandages will be administered, a cold compress should always be applied to the eyelids for 10 minutes every hour. When applied it may reduce any bruising or swelling that accompanies your procedure though this can take up until 2 weeks before fading away completely in some cases.-It is encouraged but not necessary during these first few months after cosmetic surgery to stay marginally active while avoiding alcohol and saunas which could cause further damage
After 5-7 days, your stitches will be removed.