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Eyelid Surgery Philadelphia

New advancements in plastic surgery have made facial procedures safer, easier, and more natural looking than ever before. There is no longer any reason to be dissatisfied with the appearance of your face. Visit Dr. Eric A. Marchant for facial plastic surgery tailored to your individual features, including facelift, rhinoplasty, and eyelid surgery. Dr. Marchant will listen to you closely and design a treatment plan based on the changes you would like to make.

Other names for Eyelid Surgery:

Upper or Lower Eyelid Lift

Upper or Lower Blepharoplasty

Procedure Expectations:

Remove excess skin and fat from upper and/or lower eyelids.

Some lower eyelid procedures can be performed without external incision lines.

Some upper eyelid surgeries are approved for insurance coverage if a patient can show impairment of their visual field.

Procedure Limitations:

Crow’s feet and lower eyelid wrinkles may not resolve with eyelid surgery.

Surgical Time:

One to two hours

Restrictions:

Eyelid surgery patients should refrain from any aerobic activity and lifting over 10 lbs for three weeks. Most patients return to more sedentary jobs within two weeks.

Whether you suffer from sagging upper eyelids or bags beneath your eyes, Dr. Marchant can restore youthful firmness to the skin around your eyes with eyelid surgery. Upper and lower eyelid surgery removes excess skin from the eye area for a smoother, refreshed appearance.

Incisions will be made along the eyelid’s natural folds and the excess fat and skin, which cause drooping, will be removed. Eyelids will look normal one to two weeks following surgery. Fat pads surrounding the eye which make the eye area appear puffy, tired, and aged may also be removed for a smoother and more youthful complexion. The techniques used at Marchant Plastic Surgery ensure a natural looking result.

This procedure alone can take years off your appearance because of the eyes’ dramatic impact on your facial expressions. Where you once looked tired, eyelid surgery can make you look naturally youthful and rejuvenated. Although eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, cannot give you the elastic skin of your youth, this procedure seldom needs to be performed more than once in a patient’s lifetime. Some skin elasticity will be lost over time, but seldom enough to undo the aesthetic benefits of the eyelid surgery procedure.