At Eye and LASIK Center, our doctors visit with patients who are concerned about the appearance or function of their eyelids. Eyelid surgery, known in the medical field as blepharoplasty, is a proper choice for patients who want to address eye bags, drooping eyelids, or improve their field of vision. Continue reading to learn more about the blepharoplasty procedure.
What Is Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a procedure that reshapes the upper or lower eyelids. It can improve the appearance of droopy eyelids and reduce puffiness in the area. Blepharoplasty involves removing excess skin, fat, and muscle from the eye area to create a more youthful look. In some cases, it may be combined with a brow lift to achieve better results. In addition to cosmetic purposes, blepharoplasty can also be performed to address functional issues, such as vision problems caused by sagging tissue around the eyes.
Is Blepharoplasty Safe?
The procedure is generally safe and effective in achieving desired outcomes when performed by an experienced surgeon such as the providers of Eye and LASIK Center. When recovering, you should be mindful of following your doctor’s post-operative instructions to ensure proper healing and avoid complications such as infection.
What Can Be Achieved With Blepharoplasty?
Our team at Eye and LASIK Center may suggest blepharoplasty for patients with:
- Drooping eyelids, which can make you appear older and tired
- Puffy or baggy skin that can affect your vision
- Excess fat deposits in the eye area, which is often hereditary
Blepharoplasty results may vary from patient to patient, but in most cases, it will produce a more youthful-looking appearance with improved definition around the eyes. You may notice an improvement in your vision if excess tissue is contributing to visual obstruction.
Contact Us Today for a Consultation Appointment With Our Team
Our surgeons at Eye and LASIK Center are happy to discuss any questions or concerns you have about blepharoplasty. If you are considering eyelid surgery and want to speak to a provider, consider working with our team at any of our four office locations, including Greenfield, Gardner, Springfield, and Fitchburg, MA.