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Eyelid Rejuvenation in Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Francisco

As we age, the vast majority of men will notice a sensation of heaviness of their eyebrows, as well as excess skin of the upper eyelids. Sometimes the combination of the two can lead to visual obstruction. The lower eyelids can develop excess skin and wrinkles as early as the mid-20’s, and fullness develops gradually as fat protrudes from the eye socket

Who is a candidate?

The ideal candidate is in relatively good health, with a desire to have a more refreshed, youthful appearance around the eyes. Patients will have mild to moderate skin excess of the upper and lower eyelids, and moderate puffiness. Although severe skin excess and fatty deposits can be dramatically improved, it is difficult to obtain complete correction in these advanced cases.

What are the benefits?

Many candidates complain that they appear tired when they are not. Acquaintances will ask if they are angry or grumpy. One of the main benefits is therefore a more refreshed and pleasant appearance. Of course, those with pre-existing visual obstruction will immediate notice better vision

How is the procedure performed?

Upper and lower eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can be performed under local anesthesia, local with IV sedation, or general anesthesia. It typically occurs in a surgery center or well equipped office OR. Once anesthetized and sedated, excess skin and fatty tissue are removed under sterile conditions, and the incisions are closed meticulously with small sutures. The procedure typically takes an hour, and patients can go home immediately afterwards with supervision.

What will recovery be like?

Recovery is fairly quick, with minimal discomfort. Most patients do not need opioid medication, although this is available if requested. There is mild bruising and swelling in the first week, and most people return to work or non-strenuous activities in a week. Patients may return to near full activities in a month, although they are very active before that. As will all surgeries, full recovery and results occur at around 6 months. The incisions are nearly imperceptible due to the nature of the upper eyelid skin.

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