If you are unsure of whether to pursue an eye lift, we welcome you to browse blepharoplasty surgery before and after pictures here on LocateADoc.com. Examples of successful surgeries along with a brief description of the procedure can help you make an informed decision about moving forward.
Eye lift surgery improves the youthful look and appearance of the face by removing excess skin in the upper and lower eyelids. This procedure is also used to help people improve their eyesight or eye health should excessive skin cause these adverse effects. The procedure is most often completed under local anesthesia, but depending on whether this is part of a larger surgical plan, you may be under general anesthesia.
There are a few risks to consider. Some patients experience excessive bleeding, bruising, or adverse scarring. Other possible side effects include temporary loss of sight and fluid accumulation. To avoid these risks, work with an experienced surgeon.
What should I expect when preparing for blepharoplasty surgery?
- Talk to your eye doctor about your general eye health
- Evaluate whether current medications need to be adjusted prior to surgery
- Discuss your medical needs with your insurance company to see if the procedure is covered
We hope that this brief discussion has helped you feel more confident to pursue blepharoplasty surgery. Before and after pictures can be viewed here, but, when you're ready to speak with a surgeon directly, you can browse profiles of skilled surgeons in your area on LocateADoc.com.
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Sun City West, AZ
Gary D. Hall, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Overland Park, KS
Harrison C. Putman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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- Avg. Cost: $2525
- Candidate: excess fat, wrinkled, drooping skin of upper eyelids; bags, puffiness under eyes
- Length: 1-3 hours
- Treatment: One
- Results: Long-lasting
- Back to Work: Up to 10 days