Are you considering an eye lift surgery in DC? Here’s what you should know.
During your DC eye lift surgery, or Blepharoplasty, excess tissue is removed from the eyelid area and surrounding areas to create a more youthful appearance and to possibly improve vision. Eyelid surgery can be performed on the upper lids, lower lids or both.
Expert DC plastic surgeons, Drs. Bruno and Brown, take into consideration the overall harmony of your facial features when performing eye lift procedures.
What are the Benefits of Eye Lift Surgery?
Your eyes are the part of your face that likely receives a lot of attention, which inspires many people undergoing an eye lift procedure is a small way to make a dramatic difference in your appearance. Other benefits can include:
- Reduced signs of aging and sun damage
- Smoothed skin surrounding the eyes
- Brightened appearance of dark patches or bags under the eyes
- Lifted appearance of hollows under the eyes
- Decreased puffiness in fatty deposits that appear under the eyes
- Reduction of fine wrinkles of the lower eyelid
Recovery from DC Eye Lift Surgery
Initial healing may include some swelling, bruising, irritation, dry eyes and discomfort that can be controlled with medication, cold compresses and ointment. Irritation at the incision sites is also possible.
Be sure to ask Drs. Bruno or Brown specific questions about what you can expect during your individual recovery period.
Growing Popularity of Eye Lift Procedures
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons ranks eyelid surgery as one of the top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures of 2016, with over 200,000 performed in 2016 alone. The number of eye lift procedures performed is up 2% from last year. Additionally, the industry has seen a rise in eye lid surgery on men.
Choosing a Plastic Surgeon for Your Eye Lift Procedure
As with all surgical procedures, it is very important to make sure your procedure is being performed by a board-certified, licensed and insured plastic surgeon. Such a surgeon should have extensive medical knowledge of the procedure as well as a history of successfully performed eye lift procedures, like top DC plastic surgeons Drs. Bruno and Brown.
Drs. Bruno and Brown will be with you every step of the way, including during your initial consultation, to help determine which eye lift procedure is right for you.
To learn more about board-certified DC plastic surgeons, Drs. Bruno and Brown, or if you’re interested in undergoing an eye lift procedure in the Washington DC area, contact us today.