Women and men, alike, wanting to rejuvenate their face to a younger more rested look, turn to eyelid surgery.
Eyelid surgery is clinically referred to as Blepharoplasty. The surgery may involve the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both.
What does the eyelid surgery involve?
As we age, the skin on the upper eyelids tends to sag. This can cause an otherwise rested person to look tired and aged. Each patient is different and the severity of the sagging skin varies. Some patients’ vision is affected by severe sagging skin and they turn to eyelid surgery for more than just cosmetic reasons.
The lower eyelids tend to have the same affect. The puffiness and bags under the eyes are reduced to give the patient a more youthful rested appearance.
Is eyelid surgery right for me?
If you are tired of the excess sagging skin above your eyelids or the puffiness and bags under your eyes are no longer tolerable, you might want to consider the option of eyelid surgery.
What else do I need to know about eyelid surgery?
Generally, cosmetic surgeries are not covered by medical insurance. Eyelid surgery might be the exception to the rule. Since many of the patients electing the procedure, because their vision is affected by the excess skin, medical insurance might be willing to cover all or a portion of the procedure. You and your doctor’s office can confirm the coverage for your particular plan.
Like any other cosmetic or non-cosmetic surgery, eyelid surgery is a procedure that involves anesthesia and other risks. Discussing the details with your surgeon is crucial. Find a cosmetic surgeon who specializes in facial cosmetic surgery and has performed many eyelid surgery procedures.
The majority of patients, both male and female, have reported excellent results from their eyelid surgery. The patients experience a more youthful, less tired appearance without sacrificing their natural characteristics and facial structure.