Is It Time to Consider Eyelid Surgery?August 7, 2018
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can work to improve the vision and appearance of your eyes.
If you are not satisfied with the appearance of your eyes, eyelid surgery may be the right choice.
During the eyelid surgery procedure excess tissue is removed from the area surrounding the eyelid to create a more youthful appearance. Aging or other natural factors can change the appearance of your eyes over time, but eyelid surgery can work to correct these changes. This procedure targets loose and sagging skin that forms folds which disturb the natural contour of the upper eyelid, fatty deposits that create puffiness around the eyelids, bags under the eyes, drooping or sagging lower eyelids that can reveal white below the iris, and fine wrinkles around the eyelids.
Eyelid surgery takes around 1-2 hours with a recovery period of 2-3 weeks, and no overnight hospital stay is required. Ideal candidates are typically in their early thirties to late sixties, are non-smokers or willing to quit smoking prior to and for the duration of the recovery, and are in overall good health. It is also important for candidates of this procedure to have realistic goals in mind for their expected appearance.
The benefits of eyelid surgery can include:
- Reduced signs of aging
- May improve vision
- Brightened appearance of dark patches under the eyes
- Lifted appearance of hollows under the eyes
- Smoothed skin and fine lines or wrinkles around the eyes
Why Choose Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery for Your Eyelid Surgery?
Unlike many plastic surgeons, the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery take a holistic approach to surgery in which the overall harmony of your facial features is considered first rather than focusing on one isolated area. This ensures the results of your procedure are optimized, and your overall appearance is enhanced in a natural-looking way. The experience and knowledge of your plastic surgeon translates directly into the quality of your results. For your eyelid procedure it is essential to choose a plastic surgeon you can trust like the doctors at Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery who will be with you every step of the way- from the initial consultation through the recovery process.
We look forward to seeing you for your free eyelid surgery consultation soon.
Looking for more information? The American Society of Plastic Surgeons offers more information on what to expect from your eyelid surgery procedure.