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Refresh Droopy Upper Eyelids with Blepharoplasty

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Blepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid lift surgery, is a transformative procedure aimed at rejuvenating the appearance of the eyes by addressing droopy or sagging upper eyelids. One of the most requested facial cosmetic surgeries at Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, blepharoplasty offers remarkable benefits in refreshing the eyes’ youthful look and improving vision impaired by excessive skin or sagging around the eyes.

The aging process, genetics, sun exposure and lifestyle factors can contribute to the gradual drooping of the upper eyelids, causing a tired or aged appearance. Blepharoplasty targets these concerns by removing excess skin, fat and muscle tissue from the eyelids, resulting in a more rejuvenated and rested appearance.

Upper Eyelid Lift Surgery

During the procedure, our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Ben Stong, carefully makes incisions along the natural creases of the eyelids, allowing for discreet scars that blend seamlessly with the skin. Through these incisions, the excess tissue is removed or repositioned, and the remaining skin is meticulously tailored to achieve a more youthful contour. This process not only addresses cosmetic concerns but also helps improve peripheral vision that may have been obstructed by sagging eyelid skin.

Benefits of Upper Blepharoplasty

For individuals experiencing significant hooding or drooping of the upper eyelids that obstructs their vision, blepharoplasty can be a life-changing procedure. By restoring the eyelids’ natural positioning, patients often report improved sight and an expanded field of vision, enhancing their quality of life.

Aside from functional improvements, blepharoplasty offers aesthetic enhancements. The procedure effectively reduces puffiness, sagging and fine lines around the eyes, creating a more alert, refreshed, and youthful appearance. Patients often notice a marked difference in their overall facial expression, looking more energized and rejuvenated after the surgery.

Recovery from Upper Eyelid Lift Surgery

Recovery from blepharoplasty is relatively quick, with minimal discomfort. Patients may experience mild swelling, bruising and temporary dryness or irritation around the surgical area, which gradually resolves within a few weeks. Following Dr. Stong’s postoperative instructions, such as applying prescribed ointments and avoiding strenuous activities, is crucial for a smooth and successful recovery.

The results of blepharoplasty are long-lasting, offering enduring improvements in the appearance and functionality of the eyelids. While the natural aging process continues, patients typically enjoy the benefits of the procedure for many years, maintaining a more youthful and refreshed look around the eyes.

As with any surgical procedure, the decision to undergo blepharoplasty starts with a thorough consultation with Dr. Stong. Understanding the potential risks, benefits and realistic expectations is essential for achieving satisfactory outcomes tailored to individual needs.

Blepharoplasty stands as an effective solution for addressing droopy upper eyelids, offering both functional improvements and aesthetic enhancements. By removing excess skin, fat and other tissue, this procedure rejuvenates the eyes, providing a more youthful and rested appearance while potentially improving vision obstructed by sagging eyelids. With its proven results and relatively straightforward recovery, blepharoplasty continues to be a popular choice for individuals seeking to refresh their appearance and restore vitality to their eyes. To learn more about fixing droopy upper eyelids with cosmetic surgery, contact our team at Kalos Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ben Stong.

Posted on behalf of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery

371 East Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: (404) 963-6665

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.