If you have excess skin around your eyelids, you take on an aged appearance and can even experience compromised vision. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Aisha Baron, MD, of Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Marietta, Georgia, offers expert eyelid surgery to reduce sagging skin and create a softer and more youthful appearance around your eyes. Call the office or schedule a consultation online today to discover how you can benefit from eyelid surgery.
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to remove excess skin around your eyes. Dr. Baron offers eyelid surgery for both upper and lower lids.
Upper eyelid surgery tightens loose skin on your upper eyelid that droops over your eye. Lower eyelid surgery removes bulges of tissue from below the eye. With either eyelid surgery, you’ll look less tired and more youthful in your eyes and face as lines and wrinkles smooth. Your entire look is more fresh and rejuvenated.
Men and women in good health but unhappy with the look of loose skin around their eyes are likely perfect candidates. Dr. Baron prepares you for what to expect from the results of your surgery. Eyelid surgery reduces the appearance of:
Dr. Baron provides a comprehensive consultation to ensure a blepharoplasty is right for you and to ensure that you’re a healthy and suitable candidate for the operation. Many patients combine eyelid surgery with a brow lift or face-lift for a more dramatic change in their appearance.
Eyelid surgery at Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is performed on an outpatient basis, so you go home the same day as the procedure. It only takes a couple of hours and you’re placed under general anesthesia. Once you’re stable, Dr. Baron releases you to go home. You will need the help of a driver.
In the first few days after the procedure, use cold compresses to reduce any swelling or bruising around your eyes. Dr. Baron will warn you about temporary excessive tearing or dry eyes following the procedure.
The first few nights after a blepharoplasty, it’s recommended you sleep in a sitting position to minimize swelling. You can manage pain sufficiently with over-the-counter medications for the most part.
Dr. Baron removes your stitches after 4-7 days. You should avoid wearing eye makeup for at least one week. Activity is limited for up to six weeks after surgery.
Call Breast Body Beauty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery or make an appointment online today to learn more about eyelid surgery and how it can enhance your appearance.
Average Cost: $3,500 - $6,000
Recovery Time: 1- 2 week
Average Procedure Time: 1-2 Hours
Post Op Follow Up: 2 Weeks
Procedure Recovery Location: Out-Patient