Do you find that your eyelids aren’t harmonious with your other facial features? Has your vision become compromised due to sagging upper eyelids? Both of these concerns can be corrected through an advanced procedure known as blepharoplasty, or more commonly known as eyelid surgery. Cosmetic Surgery of DFW is led by Dr. Dustin C. Derrick who wants to help all of his patients look and feel like the best versions of themselves through this advanced procedure.
When considering eyelid surgery, it’s important to consider a plastic surgeon with expertise like Dr. Derrick rather than a general surgeon, OB/GYN, dermatologist or otherwise to ensure your procedure is performed with utmost safety. Additionally, it is also important to discuss with Dr. Derrick any previous injectable enhancements such as with dermal fillers or Botox, chronic dry eyes, or previous blepharoplasty procedure as this can determine the surgical approach taken. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and discover if this exciting procedure may be the right choice for you.
What is eyelid surgery?
Eyelid surgery is an advanced surgical procedure with the goal of augmenting the appearance of the eyelids. Over the natural aging process, the lower, upper, or both eyelids can droop, giving off a distressed appeal and even compromise your vision capability. Dr. Derrick performs eyelid surgery towards the lower eyelid, upper eyelid, or both to reconfigure your profile for a more aesthetically-pleasing look with improved vision.
What can eyelid surgery address?
- Affected vision caused by drooping or loose skin from the upper eyelid
- Droopy lower eyelids that show white beneath the iris
- Extensive wrinkling or skin of the lower eyelids
- Excess skin in the due to sagging in the forehead
- Deepened bags underneath the eyes
- Fatty tissue that may make the eyelids to appear swollen
What can I expect from my procedure?
The designated areas will be administered with a local anesthetic to provide comfort during your blepharoplasty. Depending on whether you are looking to correct the upper or lower eyelids or both will determine the technique performed. Dr. Derrick will discuss this with you in great detail during your consultation.
Following your procedure, patients may experience mild bruising or swelling. However you may apply a cold compress to relieve these concerns. A follow-up appointment will be schedule after about a week to check up on your recovery.
Schedule your appointment!
Are you interested in learning more about eyelid surgery? Be sure to contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!