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Achieve a Youthful Appearance With Eyelid Surgery

Submitted by Bernabe Vazquez on June 13, 2014

6Eyes are a frequently underrated part of how someone looks, usually disregarded in favor of other parts of the human anatomy.  Nevertheless, it’s wise to recognize what eyes add to your overall appearance.  Who can resist a pair of big, bright eyes?

What Does Eyelid Surgery Do?

Simply put, eyelid surgery removes excess skin from either your upper or lower eyelid, or both, depending on how you look before the procedure.  The primary aim of the surgery is to tighten the skin around your eyes, eliminating wrinkles and crow’s feet that you incur with age.

How Does This Help You?

As we age, usually around our 30s or 40s, the tiny support fibers that hold up our skin begin to weaken.  Skin begins to sag and eyelids are no exception.

It also affects how you feel as badly as how you look.  The sagging skin can droop down into your upper field of vision. So not only does it make it harder for others to see your eyes, it can block your peripheral vision and make it harder to see.  Eyelid surgery can improve your quality of life as well as your appearance.

What Happens Afterwards?

Recovery may involve some bruising and swelling of the eyelids and occasionally dryness.  Recovering patients will often be given a cold compress, ointment and possibly medication to account for these post-procedure discomforts.  You may also benefit from sunglasses that you’ll find comfortable to wear whenever you’re outside during the day, as your eyes will be extra sensitive to sunlight.

Are There Any Risks?

All surgeries, including relatively noninvasive procedures like eyelid surgery, can have risks. Thyroid problems like hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease, as well as high blood pressure, insufficient tears, or dry eye can make eyelid surgery more challenging. Due to these reasons, all patients need to be carefully selected.

Dr. Bernabe Vazquez Will Give You Bright, Youthful Eyes Again

Nevertheless, Dr. Bernabe Vazquez will provide a safe effective eyelid surgery that will enhance your entire face and perhaps even improve your vision.

Dr.  Vazquez is an expert in the field.  With 25 years of experience and certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons under his belt, you’ll certainly be satisfied with his care and your result.

Give us a call at (305) 858-8222 to schedule a free consultation so we can see if eyelid surgery is the best procedure for you.