In some cases, it can even improve vision impaired by sagging lids. If you are looking for a Fullerton plastic surgeon who is experienced in performing blepharoplasty procedures, schedule an appointment at ADV for arguably the best procedure of blepharoplasty Newport Beach and Newport Beach has to offer.
Our Newport Beach blepharoplasty procedure begins with an incision made along the eyelid. Excess fat and skin are then trimmed away from the eyelid. This outpatient procedure, which typically takes one to three hours, is performed under anesthesia and is considered permanent in many cases, although it will not prevent natural aging.
At Advanced Skin Care, Dermatology, and Plastic Surgery in Fullerton, we take every necessary precaution in our state-of-the-art facility and have a 0% infection rate. Our board-certified plastic surgeons perform eyelid surgery in the following steps with beautiful, natural-looking results:
Eyelid surgery may be performed for both functional and cosmetic purposes. Benefits of this procedure include:
At ADV in Fullerton, Brentwood, and Newport Beach, our plastic surgeons perform eyelid surgery for both functional and cosmetic reasons. After the recovery period, patients can expect natural-looking, long-lasting results, including:
Any surgical incision has an incision line. However, our skilled plastic surgeons place eyelid surgery incisions strategically in the natural folds of the eyelid to minimize visible scarring. Upper eyelid incisions are well concealed within the natural structures, while lower eyelid incisions are placed just under the lower lash line.
As an alternative placement in lower eyelid surgery, a transconjunctival incision may be made on the inside of the lower eyelid, leaving no visible scarring. This surgical approach may be appropriate when no skin is removed and the procedure is performed to remove or reposition excess fat deposits.
Blepharoplasty is a popular procedure with both functional and cosmetic benefits. A good candidate for eyelid surgery may be a patient who has:
Our board-certified plastic surgeons perform blepharoplasty on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation. You should arrange to have someone drive you home after the procedure.
You can expect to experience some redness and swelling around your incisions after surgery. Some patients also experience tearing and light sensitivity. These symptoms should subside within 10 days after the procedure.
During your recovery, cold compresses can be placed on the eyes to reduce swelling, and eye drops can help prevent dryness. For the first week after surgery, avoid reading, watching television, working on the computer, or any activities that can stress your eyes. Keep your elevated as much as possible during the first few days after surgery.
* Results and patient experience may vary.
The cost of eyelid surgery can vary, depending on several factors, including the extent of surgery and the type of anesthesia. According to American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) statistics, the average cost of the eyelid surgery procedure itself nationwide in 2016 was $3,022. Factors affecting the overall cost of eyelid surgery include: