Oculoplastics Surgery Information
What is a Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty surgery, also called an eye lift, as excess skin and fat from the eyelids is removed to improve vision and create a more refreshed and youthful appearance. This procedure is also done to remove puffy bags under the eyes.
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can rejuvenate puffy, sagging or tired-looking eyes by removing excess fat, skin and muscle from the upper and/or lower eyelids. Eyelid surgery may be performed for cosmetic reasons or to improve sight by lifting droopy eyelids out of the patient's field of vision.
What Problems Can Eyelid Surgery Correct?
Blepharoplasty is ideal for the correction of:
- Loose, sagging and/or folded upper eyelids that may limit vision
- Puffy fat deposits in the upper eyelids
- Under-eye bags
- Sagging lower eyelids that may show the white of the eyes below the iris
- Excess skin in the lower eyelids
- Fine wrinkles in the lower eyelids
Forehead & Brow Lifts
A brow lift, also referred to as a forehead lift, raises the forehead and eyebrows through tiny incisions made behind the hairline and is ideal for patients with droopy eyebrows. Often done with eyelid surgery to raise the eyebrows and reduce forehead wrinkles.