Who Qualifies for Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery is a procedure to correct a variety of visible tissue problems. Also known as blepharoplasty or eyelid lift, this procedure improves the overall appearance of the eyelids. It’s typically performed on older, mature adults who are experiencing problems with the lid position as well as the shape of the lids. Fat buildup and thinning skin are major reasons why this type of procedure is considered.

If you feel that your eyelids are detracting from your overall appearance, giving you a sleepy, tired, or bored look, you may be an ideal candidate for blepharoplasty. Below, we will give you some detailed information about the procedure, and this should help you make an informed decision about how to correct problems associated with your eyelids.

What Does Eyelid Surgery Correct?

The most common problem with the upper eyelid skin is sagging. This can cause the lash to droop, and the result can be impaired ability to see properly. The natural contour of the upper eyelid disappears, replaced by a more square-shaped base of the lid. The lids can become puffy in appearance due to the buildup of fat beneath the skin.

The lower eyelid can sag as well, and this can result in too much of the eyeball showing. The excessive amount of white color drastically changes the way the individual looks. The lower lid can also become quite wrinkled as the individual ages. An eyelid lift procedure can correct all of these problems.

Consulting with Us

If you’re experiencing any of the above-mentioned problems, you’ll find that consulting with us will answer your most basic questions. Eyelid lift surgery is rather simple, but it can be customized to correct any one of several targeted concerns. When we examine your eyelid skin, we note the thickness, determine what is causing sagging of the upper and lower lids, and check the severity of any wrinkling that is occurring.

Simple Corrective Procedure

We can raise the lash line and balance out the position of the lid. We can use a small tool to remove excess fat from beneath the skin. This also helps the skin to look smoother and wrinkle-free after surgery.

Recovery is very swift, and the results of eyelid surgery can last for years. The eyes now present a more youthful, attentive posture, and bags and wrinkles are all but eliminated.

Find Out if You’re a Candidate

Learn more about eyelid surgery Mira Aesthetic Medical Center and what it can do to take years off your appearance. We are conveniently located in Costa Mesa, CA. If you’re looking older than you really are, and if your eyelids are the cause, contact us today to schedule your consultation!

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