While many people refer to the eyes as the “windows to the soul,” the eyes are often the first evidence of a person’s age. Sagging or drooping eyelids occur in almost all people with increasing age. While some people have the genetics to cause droopier eyelids than others, gravity takes its toll on everyone as they get older. An eyelid lift is done to repair sagging or droopy eyelids, and the surgery is officially called “blepharoplasty” and is performed by a licensed plastic surgeon.
Both the upper and lower eyelids can show signs of age. Dermatocholasis refers to the skin that accumulates in the upper eyelid and fat pseudoherniation causes the bags that droop below the lower eyelid. An eyelid lift is a surgical procedure that can correct both of these aging effects and give patients a more youthful appearance. Eyelid lift surgeries are on of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed by plastic surgeons today. For most patients, an eyelid lift alone can take off 10 years from the facial appearance.
However, an eyelid lift is not a procedure that is specific to enhancing one’s appearance. For many people, drooping upper eyelids can significantly reduce their vision. Poor vision can be the cause of many accidents, therefore, if it is a needed medical procedure many insurance companies will pay for a portion of the surgery.
Dr. Benjamin Stong, is dual board certified in Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is trained in the most advanced techniques available in facial plastic surgery and can perform an eyelid lift flawlessly. Call the office of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery LLC today to schedule a consultation about having an eyelid lift surgery.
Post Provided by Benjamin Stong MD, Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery LLC
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