Eye Lift, also called Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery, is one of the most commonly performed facial cosmetic procedures in the United States. It involves removing excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids to solve the problem of drooping eyelids or bulging fat around the eyes. With blepharoplasty, patients have been able to refresh the appearance of their eyes without looking fake.
This procedure can last anywhere between one to two hours. Dr. Nazarian will place incisions in your natural creases to hide them. She will then remove the excess skin and fat, if necessary, of the eyelids. Dr. Nazarian has a philosophy of conservative and natural-looking surgeries so just the right amount will be taken out to prevent a fake or over-done look.
Typically, this procedure is done under local anesthesia, meaning you are awake, but may also be performed with general anesthesia, meaning you are asleep. The procedure is done in 1-2 hours and you can go home afterwards. It is extremely important that you tell the doctor any medical problems you have and any medication you are or have been taking, including herbal medications.
The Blepharoplasty Procedure
Blepharoplasty is an outpatient procedure typically performed under local anesthesia. Excess fat and skin are removed through a small incision made in the natural crease on the upper eyelids and below the lower eyelids’ lash lines. If only excess fat is present in the lower lids, it may be removed through a procedure called transconjunctival blepharoplasty, wherein incisions are made inside the lower lids with no external incision or scar.
Recovery Post-Eye Lift Procedure
Recovery after eye lift procedure is relatively pain-free and quick for most patients. Patients can go back to usual activities within 3-5 days after surgery. It is advised to avoid high-impact exercise and strenuous activities for several weeks after surgery to allow complete healing. Dr. Nazarian will provide thorough and individualized recovery instructions at the time of your consultation.
For more information or to schedule a Eye Lift consultation, call Nazarian Plastic Surgery at (310) 659-0500 or Request a Consultation ». Our Beverly Hills location is conveniently located near major roads and freeways, so it’s easy to find our office.
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