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Cosmetic procedures have become popular worldwide, with many individuals using them to enhance their appearance and reduce the signs of aging. It is essential to discuss your expectations with your provider before deciding on a procedure to avoid disappointments. You can also use plastic surgery to correct a skin issue.
Blepharoplasty is among the most common facial plastic surgery used to remove excess skin and fatty tissues around the eyelids. The Peoria blepharoplasty specialists at Arizona Ocular & Plastic Surgery use advanced techniques to enhance your youthful appearance. Contact their office to schedule your appointment.
What Is Blepharoplasty?
Also known as eyelid surgery, it is a cosmetic procedure to repair and correct droopy, saggy eyelids. Blepharoplasty involves removing the excess fat and fat around your eyelids. Besides cosmetic reasons, you may use blepharoplasty to improve your vision.
Why Do You Need Blepharoplasty?
You may need a blepharoplasty if you have:
- Bags under your eyes.
- Excess skin on your upper or lower upper eyelids.
- Droopy upper eyelids.
You may undergo blepharoplasty alongside other procedures such as a brow lift, face-lift, or skin resurfacing.
What to Expect During Blepharoplasty?
During your Arizona Ocular & Facial Plastic Surgery procedure, Dr. Heringer and his team ensure you are comfortable during the procedure.
Your provider administers anesthesia or sedation to enhance your comfort during the operation. Dr. Heringer then makes hidden and invisible incisions on your eyelid. Then he removes excess skin and fatty tissues and tightens the weakened muscles.
The blepharoplasty expert, Dr. Heringer, can also reposition the fatty tissues to give your eyes a youthful and natural appearance.
Besides, he may suggest fat grafting and laser skin resurfacing to improve your final look. The procedure has no downtime enhancing visible results within a week after the treatment. It complements a more relaxed and refreshed look.
After the procedure, you may experience:
- Pain, discomfort.
- Double vision.
- Watery eyes.
- Blurred vision.
- Swelling and bruises.
- Light sensitivity.
However, the above signs do not last for long and go away after a few days. Your provider may recommend the following to improve your discomfort.
- Avoid rubbing your eyes.
- Sleeping with your head elevated above your chest.
- Using ice packs on your eyes 10 minutes every hour after the surgery.
- Apply cool compresses.
- Wear dark-tinted sunglasses.
- Stay away from contact lenses for some time.
- Avoid strenuous activities and straining.
- Clean your eyelids gently using prescribed eye drops.
Who Is the Right Candidate for Blepharoplasty?
You are suitable for blepharoplasty if you have droopy eyelids and want to improve your appearance. Also, if droopy eyelids impair your vision, you may get blepharoplasty to improve your vision.
For excellent results, you need to be in good health and a nonsmoker.
Usually, blepharoplasty provides satisfying results, enhancing a relaxed and youthful appearance. The procedure also improves your confidence, transforming your entire life.
Contact a Blepharoplasty Specialist Today
Droopy eyelids do not have to be a problem any longer. Achieve a natural youthful-looking appearance by undergoing blepharoplasty at Arizona Ocular & Facial Plastic Surgery. Contact Dr. Heringer today for more details.