At Fresh Face & Eye, we realize that the preventive care, anti-aging and skin maintenance options available can be somewhat overwhelming, for this reason, we encourage patients to ask questions and are always happy to provide them with the information they need to make the best choices. Furthermore, at Fresh Face & Eye, we believe that every patient should have …
How Long Do Blepharoplasty Results Last?
The results of your blepharoplasty should last anywhere from 10 to 15 years.
Are There Alternative, Less Invasive Options to Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasty?
Some patients may be candidates for less invasive options to correct heaviness of their upper lids and puffiness of their lower lids if they are not ready for surgical intervention. A chemical browlift can be performed with strategically injected botox in the eyebrow area to give a 1-2mm lift of the brow. This can open the eyes slightly and can …
How Long Is Eyelid Surgery?
Eyelid surgery can take anywhere from 45 minutes to over two hours to complete, depending on how extensive your surgery is. For example, if you’re having both your upper and lower eyelids treated during surgery, your procedure will take longer than if you were having only one or the other treated.
Where Is Eyelid Surgery Performed?
Upper Eyelid Surgery is performed in the comfort of our office with local anesthesia and oral sedation. Lower Eyelid Surgery and the combination of Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery is usually performed in an operating room at a surgical center. This is because IV sedation or general anesthesia is needed to make the procedure more comfortable for the patient.
What is the Recovery Time for Blepharoplasty?
Most patients will look like they had surgery for about 1-2 weeks because of mild bruising and swelling. Intraoperative techniques and medications in combination with supplements given ahead of surgery help to minimize bruising and swelling.
Am I Candidate for Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasty?
You may be a candidate for blepharoplasty if the heaviness or puffiness of your eyes affects your appearance, self-confidence, or vision on a regular basis.