Blepharoplasty, also known as the eyelid lift or eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure to remove excess skin or fat from the eyelids. This procedure can either be done for cosmetic or functional reasons. At Salisbury Plastic Surgery, plastic surgeon Dr. Deborah Ekstrom uses the latest and most advanced methods to produce the best results possible. Eyelid surgery can be performed on the upper or lower eyelids or all four at one time. When performed on the upper eyelids, loose or sagging skin that creates unsightly folds to the upper eyelid are eliminated. This not only improves the aesthetic appearance but improves vision as well. When performed on the lower eyelids, bags and puffiness are reduced. The results will leave you with a refreshed and revitalized look. You also can enhance blepharoplasty results with Botox injections, laser skin resurfacing, or chemical peel
What is blepharoplasty?
Or eyelid surgery is surgical reshaping of the eyelids and associated tissue. Blepharoplasty can alter the appearance of the eyelid, reshape or lift the eyelid, change its direction, or correct ptosis. The procedure may also be used to address skin laxity, lax skin adhesion, or both.
How long is recovery from blepharoplasty?
Recovery from blepharoplasty is generally rapid. An individual can expect to return to their regular activities within two to three days, with full recovery taking four to eight weeks.
How long do blepharoplasty results last?
The results of blepharoplasty are not permanent. It all depends on individual factors, lifestyle and skin tone. Usually the results last from 5 to 7 years.
What is double eyelid surgery?
Or Asian eyelid surgery is a surgical procedure to correct such a condition as a monolid. A crease is created on the upper eyelid, which makes the eyes look more open.
How to tighten the eyelid skin without surgery?
For people who would like to avoid eyelid surgery, the surgeon may suggest Botox injections. The effect can last from 6 to 8 months.