Blepharoplasty is a medical term used to describe eyelid surgery. This can be performed on both the upper and lower eyelid either separately or at the same time. It can also be performed with other procedures at the same time.
For many adults, one of the most common aesthetic concerns in the face is noticeable bags under the eye. This can be caused by lack of sleep, stress, genetics, and as a result of aging. Ultimately, it can be a very distracting and often unattractive trait that many of us try to correct.
One of the most common ways to address this is through popular makeup techniques, such as concealing or contouring, but this can become time consuming and expensive. Additionally, for patients with naturally sagging eyelids, or protruding fat, makeup or temporary solutions may not be enough.
Lower eyelid surgery is a delicate facial enhancement procedure that works to trim away excess tissue and to reposition tissue and fat pads under the eyes to achieve a more refreshed and youthful result. When performed by a skilled facial plastic surgeon like Chelsea Troiano, MD, patients can expect a precise but careful approach that is uniquely tailored around your unique facial structure, needs, and aesthetic goals.
The procedure can be customized in many ways depending on each patient’s needs. Generally, it involves creating an incision along the natural folds of the skin and then redraping it to rid the eyelid of lines and wrinkles. This approach can also be used to reposition the soft tissues of the cheek to its more youthful original position to obtain a cheek lift while reducing the excess skin of the lower eyelid. If there are fat pads that have become malpositioned over time, these can also be repositioned to fill in hollows and restore a youthful eyelid.
Are you tired of looking in the mirror and seeing bags, even when you are sleeping enough or taking good care of your skin? In some cases, this can be impossible to treat long-term without facial plastic surgery. One of the biggest benefits of blepharoplasty is its ability to help brighten and rejuvenate your appearance. It’s an excellent way to achieve a more youthful look!
At Dr. Troiano’s facility, located in sunny South Florida, she works to deliver a custom level of care for all of her patients. The final cost for a cosmetic procedure like blepharoplasty will vary on a multitude of factors, including the operating costs, surgical fees, and the extent of correction desired. Together, you and Dr. Troiano can discuss financial options and discern what the best route is for you.
Dr. Troiano is a highly trained and double board-eligible surgeon. She specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and offers a facility that can accommodate patients not just from South Florida, but all over the world.
During her extensive training, Dr. Troiano was one of a special few selected to complete a rigorous 5-year training program in Head and Neck Surgery. She went on to spend an additional year focused solely on cosmetic facial and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Troiano is the best choice for female-driven cosmetic care in Delray Beach, FL. As a female herself, she understands what you see in the mirror and can help to correct the items that bother you to optimize your facial beauty and self-confidence.
- What is the best treatment for lower eyelid concerns?
- how long does lower Blepharoplasty last?
- How long does it take to recover from lower Blepharoplasty?
- What age is the ideal candidate for lower Blepharoplasty?
- Can under-eye bags be removed?
Are you struggling to remove unwanted under eye bags from your appearance, permanently? Lifting the eyelids can help eliminate the bags and brighten your appearance. Sometimes, a non-surgical procedure such as a filler can address your concern. There are many ways to approach problems of the lower eyelid so it’s important to sit down with Dr. Troiano to discuss what the best choice is for you.
Like most facial plastic surgery procedures, the lower lid lift is intended to be a permanent solution, offering long-term correction to the issue. However, it is not uncommon for this area to shift as we age and fluctuate with our change in hormones and weight changes. If you desire further changes in the future, feel free to discuss your potential for adjustments during your consultation.
Generally speaking, most patients should expect to take some time away from responsibilities like work, caring for small children, school, and similar duties. A facial cosmetic procedure will likely mean some discomfort or pressure around the eyes or nose, but most people can return to normal activities within the first two weeks after surgery. After the first couple of weeks, the majority of the redness and inflammation resolve. It is important to note that it takes a full year for any surgical procedure to heal.
Our procedures can be performed on patients of at least 18 years of age. If you have bags under your eyes or have hereditary drooping, sagging, or a sunken look, younger candidates may be considered. However, it is typically recommended for patients in their 40s to 50s.
Under-eye bags can truly distract from your appearance and make one seem tired, sad, or unhappy when you are feeling great! Many topical eye treatments and even non-surgical enhancement solutions are all becoming popular ways to try and brighten or improve the appearance of moderate to severe lower eyelid concerns. With the proper facial plastic surgery technique and experienced physician, most lower lid concerns can be carefully addressed and eliminated.
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