Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgery to correct disfigurement, defects and deformities in the eyelid. It is also used in aesthetic purposes to remove hooded eyelids or improve the overall look of the eye.
As we age, our eyelids stretch, and the muscles weaken. This can result in drooping upper lids, along with bags under the eyes. When someone has a hooded eyelid, it means that the natural crease of the eye is not easily see The natural process of aging and factors such as heredity will begin to cause changes to the eyes that can make a person look older and tired. Heavily wrinkled skin around the eye, puffy bags underneath the eye, excess loose skin above the eye, and fine lines and wrinkles are all elements that often can be improved for a more youthful or refreshed appearance.
Upper and lower lid blepharoplasty are distinct operations. The difference stems from the unique way in which each lid changes with aging. In general, the main concern for the upper lid is excess skin, while the main concern for the lower lid is fat bags.
By taking out excess skin and fat around the eye, Dr. Matthew Lynch can help with correcting drooping and hooded eyelids This outpatient surgery occurs under local anesthesia, and takes about two hours to complete. Following the surgery, you will be able to recover at home and typically be back to your activities within a week.
They say the eye is the window to the soul—and many people say the eyes are the best attraction on a person. Let your eyes be the focal point of your face, and showcase the beauty that lies within.