Facial Plastic Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Blepharoplasty is a
procedure that aesthetically modifies the eye region giving you a more
Blepharoplasty improves the appearance of the lower and/or upper eyelids. Blepharoplasty allows for a rejuvenated appearance
to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more youthful and
rested. Droopy and puffy eyelids can make you look aged and can also
Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can remove the excess skin and fine wrinkles
of the lower eyelid and the bags under the eyes.
Baggy lower eyelids are generally due to the excess fat normally
contained behind the eyelids and in areas of the lower lid. By removing
this excess fat, the procedure empties the baggy lower eyelids so
the skin tightens the surface of the lower lids to achieve a smoother,
more youthful appearance under the eyes. If you have puffiness in the
upper eyelids blepharoplasty can remove the excess fatty deposits.
The amount of excess skin and/or fat that a patient may have varies and in part
may be due
to the aging process and in part due to congenital factors.
blepharoplasty is a procedure performed on the upper and/or lower
eyelids. The desired results of a blepharoplasty is the successful
removal of excess skin and fat. A blepharoplastymay be done individually
or in conjumction with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as a
facelift or browlift.
Every patient is different, You are unique;
and a careful analysis of your face and the anatomy around your eyes is
a necessary, as well as an analysis of the position of your eyebrows.
This analysis is done before any recommendation can be made about a
blepharoplasty or other procedures for you, to ensure that we can
proceed with the best plan for you.
Many people are born with a
significant amount of fat around their eyes that tends to expand with
time. Aging skin loses its natural elasticity and may actually also
increase with time. These problems combine to lead to bulging, redundant
skin around the eyes which gives patients a tired or aging appearence.
The blepharoplasty procedure involves making incisions that
are hidden well in the crease region of the upper eyelid and below the
lower lash line. These tend to heal amazingly well.