Often times as we age our eyelids stretch, and the muscles of the eyelids weaken resulting in droopy eyelids or bags forming under the eyes, making our appearance seem even older. Blepharoplasty is a type of surgery procedure commonly performed by plastic surgeons that improve the appearance of the eyelids. The treatment includes the removal of excess skin, muscle or fat to deliver a more youthful look and aesthetic appeal. There are two common reasons for a blepharoplasty procedure: Age related surgery and aesthetic due to ethnic eyelids. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Wong to determine if a blepharoplasty procedure is for you. On average, the recovery time is short, so you can get back to your normal life with minimal interruption.
Gravity takes its toll on our bodies over time and our eyes are just one of the many things that are affected as we age. The skin around our eyes start to sag and our eye lines are less defined as they once were. This can result in reduced peripheral vision as well as a more elderly appearance due to droopy eyelids or baggy eyes. A blepharoplasty procedure can help rejuvenate your eyelids, making you feel and appear younger.
Many individuals of Asian decent lack the folds in the upper area of the eyelid which can make the eyes looks smaller. Whether the desire is for cosmetic or to correct vision, eyelid surgery can aid in making the eyes look fuller and rounder and may also improve the overall line of sight for an individual.