Over the years, highly visible signs of aging of the eyes often become visible. If you feel that excess skin and fat of your eyelids have made you look older than you are, then blepharoplasty may be a great option for you.
Dr. Jay Orringer can perform blepharoplasty to potentially reverse some of the signs of aging around the eyes and restore a more youthful appearance. You can find out if this procedure is right for you by speaking with him in person. Contact our Beverly Hills office to schedule a blepharoplasty consultation.
Benefits of Blepharoplasty
Eyelid surgery is an effective way to potentially correct signs of aging around your eyes. Some potential benefits you may experience from your procedure include:
- Reduction in excess skin of the eyelids
- A more alert and open appearance of the eyes
Reduction in fatty “bags” of the lower eyelids and excess fat of the upper eyelids It’s also common for droopy eyelids to obscure your visual field, impacting your ability to see. If you experience this, blepharoplasty may also have the potential benefit of improving your vision fields by removing this obstruction.
Am I a Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?
You may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery if you would like to correct:
- Redundancy, wrinkling or sagging of your eyelid skin
- Vision problems caused by excess upper eyelid skin and fat that partially blocks your visual field
- Lost or hidden natural upper eyelid crease
- Puffy pouches of fat in the upper or lower eyelids
Dr. Orringer will perform your blepharoplasty at the state-of-the-art Summit Surgical Center. Anesthesia is usually a combination of local with intravenous sedation. However, if your eyelid surgery is performed in conjunction with a brow lift or a facelift, general anesthesia is used. Regardless, a physician anesthesiologist is in attendance.
During your procedure, Dr. Orringer may remove excess skin and fat from your upper and lower eyelids in order to potentially achieve a more youthful, refreshed appearance. You may start to notice an overall improvement in appearance within 5-7 days. However, results tend to become more apparent for at least several months to a year.
Please contact Dr. Jay Orringer at The Renaissance Medical Center for Aesthetic Surgery, Inc. to schedule your blepharoplasty consultation today. We serve patients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Hollywood, California, nationally, and internationally.