Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Surgery
Improving the beauty and youthfulness of the eyes can have a dramatic effect on your overall appearance. Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is one of the most sought after plastic surgery options for both men and women. Adjusting the skin, muscles and fat in both the upper and lower lids can reduce aging, remove under-eye bags and smooth the skin. If you want to rejuvenate the appearance of your eyes and you live in Brookhaven, Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, is your source for excellence in blepharoplasty.
Dr. Benjamin Stong is our experienced, talented facial plastic surgeon, with extensive credentials including a dual board certification. His medical expertise and training combined with his artistic talent for cosmetic surgery allow him to obtain spectacular results for our patients seeking eyelid surgery and other cosmetic enhancements. In blepharoplasty, Dr. Stong uses the latest techniques and advanced methods to create a natural, youthful appearance for our patients.
Blepharoplasty comes in many forms – it can involve the upper or lower eyelid. For younger patients that only have excess skin or fat causing bulges or bags under the eye, it can be a quick way to make their eyes more energetic. For older patients that have deeper bags under the eyes, or hooded, sagging upper lids, eyelid lifts can remove the excess muscle and skin that make the eyes look older. Simply transferring the fat from under the lower lid to other areas around the eye can smooth lines and improve the natural appearance of the eye. When it comes to eyelid surgery, Dr. Stong offers many variations that can be used separately or together to create beautiful results.
Improving Your Appearance Through Eyelid Surgery
Upper eyelid surgery is one of the simpler options in blepharoplasty. A tiny incision in the upper eyelid hidden in the crease can be used to remove excess skin that can make eyes look droopy or tired. When the delicate skin on the upper eyelid sags, it reduces the openness of the eyes. Upper eyelid surgery can make you look younger and more energetic, even reduce a “sad” appearance.
Lower eyelid surgery is slightly more complicated, but Dr. Stong uses advanced techniques to ensure quality results for our patients. When patients have deep bags under their eyes from sagging skin and muscle, a lower eyelid lift can remove the excess skin and muscle to reduce bags. The fat pads under the skin and tissue can also be adjusted to reduce a sunken look that can make you look tired, older or even ill. A small incision under the lower lash line can be used to access the tissue and make the precise adjustments without leaving a visible scar.
Dr. Stong can use upper or lower eyelid surgeries to improve the appearance of the eyes. He also has various techniques that can soften the eyes and smooth lines. He often suggests a fat transposition, which uses fat from the lower eyelid and transfers it the corners of the eyes or other areas. This fat transfer can plump the skin for a more youthful appearance, smoothing lines and the transition from the eyes to the cheeks. Dr. Stong also uses a skin pinch technique for patients that only need excess skin removed under the eye without the need to remove muscle. Fat removal can also be performed for younger patients with bags or excess fat under the eye.
One of the many benefits of blepharoplasty is that it requires very little downtime and patients recover very quickly from these procedures. Dr. Stong’s expertise in using the smallest incisions can ensure there is virtually no evidence of the surgery beyond your improved appearance. Small incisions also allow for quicker healing. If you live in Brookhaven and are interested in learning more about blepharoplasty, contact Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery today to schedule your consultation.