he procedure of blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, can help improve the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids. This procedure can address sagging skin, excess fat, and wrinkles around the eyes, creating a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
During the procedure, Dr. Rosenberg will make incisions along the natural lines of your eyelids to minimize scarring. They will then remove excess skin and fat from the eyelids and tighten the underlying muscles, creating a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
Blepharoplasty can be done on the upper eyelids, the lower eyelids, or both. Depending on the patient’s preferences and the extent of the procedure, it can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia.
Blepharoplasty can help improve the appearance of the eyes, making them look more youthful and refreshed.
Many of our patients report feeling more confident and attractive after blepharoplasty, improving their quality of life.
In some cases, excess skin on the upper eyelids can interfere with vision. Blepharoplasty can remove this excess skin, improving vision and reducing eye strain.
The results of blepharoplasty are long-lasting, with many patients experiencing the benefits of the procedure for many years.
After the procedure, patients can expect to have some bruising, swelling, and discomfort in the treated area. However, these side effects typically resolve within a few days to a week. Dr. Rosenberg will provide specific instructions on how to care for the treated area during this time, including how to change the dressing or bandage and how to keep the area clean and dry.
If you are interested in blepharoplasty, it is important to consult with Beverly Hills board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Rosenberg, to discuss your goals and expectations, as well as any potential risks or side effects associated with the procedure.
Candidates for blepharoplasty are generally individuals who are in good health and have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure. Some specific factors that may make someone a good candidate for blepharoplasty include:
- Eyelids with excessive skin
- Puffy or baggy eyelids
- Droopy or sagging eyelids
- Fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes
- Difficulty applying makeup or seeing clearly due to excess skin on the upper eyelids
- Generally unhappy with the appearance of their eyes
It is important for individuals considering blepharoplasty to have a consultation with Beverly Hills board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Rosenberg to determine if the procedure is appropriate for them. The surgeon will consider factors such as the patient’s medical history, overall health, and any medications or supplements they are taking. Dr. Rosenberg will also assess the patient’s goals and expectations for the procedure to ensure that they are realistic and achievable.
The downtime for blepharoplasty varies depending on the extent of the surgery, the patient’s overall health, and other factors such as age and skin elasticity. In general, patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort following the procedure, which can take a few days to a week to subside.
During the first couple of days after surgery, patients should rest and avoid any strenuous activity. They should also avoid bending down, lifting heavy objects, and rubbing or touching their eyes. Cold compresses can be applied to the eyes to help reduce swelling and bruising.
Patients can typically return to work and other normal activities within 7 to 10 days after surgery, but you should avoid strenuous exercise and heavy lifting for several weeks. It is important to follow all post-operative instructions provided by the surgeon to ensure a safe and successful recovery.