Center for Sight
Comprehensive Eye Care Center
Your eyes and the areas around your forehead are most important aspects of your appearance, and one of the first areas to show signs of aging. For some, this can occur as early as your twenties to early thirties. If your eyes project a lack of energy due to overhanging skin and puffiness, you may appear tired or older. Conversely, if the eyes are more open and relatively free of creases and folds, you will probably seem more rested and youthful. If your forehead shows signs of worry and stress, this too can make you appear fatigued. For these reasons, many people today, of all ages are interested in both non-surgical and surgical treatments for all types of facial changes. In our society, looking your best and preserving your youthful features are important parts of who we are.
Lower eyelid Blepharoplasty is a procedure performed to improve the appearance of the lower eyelids, which is the anatomic area that extends from the lower lid eyelashes to the bony rim of the eye socket. If there is a herniation of fat present, there are two different surgical approaches Dr. Hofeldt can use to remove the fat. The more common technique utilizes an inconspicuous incision that runs just beneath the lash line. An alternative is to enter the fat pockets through an incision made in the inner lining of the lower eyelid.
If excess skin needs to be removed, this can only be accomplished through an external approach. The procedure is long lasting and usually never has to be repeated. You might benefit from eyelid surgery or Blepharoplasty if: