Eyelid Surgery in Baltimore
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, restores a youthful, well-rested appearance to the eyes. It is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries because it provides such gratifying and dramatic results with very little pain and down time.
A blepharoplasty removes extra skin, fatty deposits and fine lines surrounding the eyes. Scarring is minimal and is easily concealed within the crease of the eyelid.
What causes puffy or sagging eyes?
Simple factors like age, stress, and genetics can result in excessive puffiness, deep bags, dark circles, and wrinkles around the eyes.
Who is a good candidate for Eyelid Surgery?
Generally, eyelid surgery is most effective at dealing with issues of:
- Excessive skin creating folds around the eyes
- Loose upper eyelid skin that may impact vision
- A puffy, tired appearance
- Loose lower eyelid skin and bags
How is Eyelid Surgery performed?
Eyelid surgery may be composed of multiple individual procedures, depending on the patient and their goals.
Blepharoplasty surgery consists of delicate incisions on the upper or lower eyelid, or both, to remove the appropriate amounts of skin or fat. When appropriate, Dr. Horowitz performs lower eyelid surgery from the inner surface of the eyelid, thus eliminating any visible scarring. Early changes to the eyelid skin can be treated with laser skin resurfacing, thus eliminating the need for any external scar.
Eyelid surgery is frequently combined with other facial surgery like brow lifts and facelifts to complete your new look.
How long is recovery after Eyelid Surgery?
Blepharoplasty is one of the most dramatic procedures we do and with the least downtime and recovery. Swelling and bruising resolve quickly and pain is very minimal. Keeping your head elevated and using cold packs will help. Dr. Horowitz will prescribe a pain medication to alleviate any pain or discomfort. In as little as one week, you can be fully recovered and able to appreciate your new look.
Your eyes will appear more pronounced and expressive, and your facial expressions will appear more attentive and lively, with a younger and refreshed new look.
Schedule a Consultation Today
Over the years, many cosmetic surgery patients have achieved a youthful, refreshed look under the care of board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz. Dr. Horowitz is pleased to offer the very latest and safest facial plastic surgery procedures, including endoscopic facelift, rhinoplasty and chin augmentation in Baltimore. To learn more, or to schedule a consultation, contact his practice today at 410-741-3440.