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Our eyes reflect so much of our life and are often the first thing strangers notice. They are a focal point of the face and allow others to see parts of who we are. Expressions and emotions are found in the eyes, making them a critical part of interaction. Eyes change over time, and age can sometimes interfere with the pure and bright appearance of the eyes.
The upper eyelids can begin to droop, creating a heavy, hooded look to the eye, and many struggle with feeling confident in their image when this aging process begins. At Cameo Surgery Center, Dr. Scott Blyer, often known as DrBfixin, knows that the eyes should be a point of joy and confidence, not shame and embarrassment. DrBfixin is here to help revitalize your gaze through the best upper blepharoplasty Long Island, NYC.
The Effects Of Age On The Eyes
Aging has profound effects on the eyes, particularly the upper eyelid region. Due to the loss of muscular tightness and fat around the orbital socket, the upper eyelids can fall lower toward the lash line, creating a heavy and sunken appearance. Additionally, when the skin becomes thin and begins to sag, it can interfere with the field of vision and create issues with eyesight. Some other issues the upper eyelids can face include:
- Always looking tired
- Overhanging eyebrows
- Hollow skin around the orbital socket
- Upper eyelid skin that touches the inner eye crease
- Wrinkled skin on the eyelid
- Fatty tissue above or on the eyelid
- Issues with vision due to excess skin and fat
- Feelings of embarrassment due to eye appearance
Luckily, upper eyelid surgery Long Island works to correct all of these issues and restore youthful and vitality to the eyes. We can give you a refreshed and natural look.
What Is Upper Blepharoplasty?
Upper blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that removes overhanging skin and unnecessary fatty tissue from the upper eyelids. It is performed to correct aesthetic concerns and address vision complications due to the drooping lids. It’s common for patients to need cosmetic or functional surgery, but it can also be performed for both.
Whether you need cosmetic or functional upper blepharoplasty, Long Island, NYC, DrBfixin can restore your eyes to their original function and beauty.
Candidates For Upper Eyelid Surgery
Anyone who struggles with cosmetic issues around their upper eyelids may be a good candidate for upper blepharoplasty, Long Island, NYC. However, patients with certain underlying health conditions or possible risks may not be suitable for surgery. Certain conditions that may disqualify a patient from upper eyelid surgery include:
- Current issues with eye dryness and irritation
- Thyroid complications and conditions
- Risk for heart disease
- Complications with circulation
DrBfixin will help patients discover the ideal plan and solution for their aesthetic goals. It’s essential to disclose all medical information during the initial conversation to promote safety before surgery.
Benefits Of Upper Blepharoplasty Long Island, NYC
Upper blepharoplasty is a highly safe and successful surgery that restores many important cosmetic and functional eye factors. DrBfixin’s upper blepharoplasty benefits include:
- Eliminates overhanging skin from the upper lid
- Lifts the upper eyelids to an alert and ideal location
- Removes excess fat pads and tissue from above and on the lids
- Brings tightness back into the surrounding muscles
- Removes deep lines and unwanted wrinkles from the upper eyes
- Eliminates skin that interferes with vision
- Eliminates appearance of tired or “unhealthy” looking eyes
- Creates a youthful and vibrant appearance
- Often only requires local anesthesia
- Fast procedure with minimal recovery time
- Low-risk surgery
- Performed by a top Long Island upper blepharoplasty surgeon
The risks involved with lower eyelid surgery are not significant as the surgery is considered extremely safe and is on the non-invasive side. However, there are still some rare risks associated with upper blepharoplasty, including:
- Irritated and dry eyes
- Loss of skin pigmentation
- Trauma to the eyes or muscles
- Temporary blurred vision
- Temporary or permanent loss of eyesight (extremely rare )
- Bruising and swelling
Working with a top cosmetic surgeon is the best way to avoid significant eye damage. DrBfixin provides the most comprehensive upper eyelid surgery for every patient in Long Island.
Upper Blepharoplasty Surgical Process
Before undergoing an upper blepharoplasty, the patient will attend a consultation with DrBfixin. This consultation will help him ensure safety, verify the best solutions, and create the perfect plan for every goal.
Upper Eyelid Surgery, Long Island
During an upper blepharoplasty surgery, DrBfixin will create a tiny incision on the natural crease of your eye (where it folds naturally). After the incision, he will eliminate all excess skin and underlying fatty tissue from the eye. In some instances, some of the muscle is removed and tightened to ensure the eye is lifted.
The surgery is commonly performed with the patient under local anesthesia, as it is less invasive than most cosmetic surgeries. It can be performed with some light sedation as well for those who are nervous. While the patient is awake during the surgery, DrBfixin ensures they are comfortable and feel no discomfort. If a patient has more procedures done with their upper eyelid surgery, they may be put under general anesthesia. Patients often undergo a brow lift and upper blepharoplasty simultaneously, as it can create the ideal eye lift for every patient.
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Recovery From Upper Blepharoplasty
Recovery from an upper blepharoplasty, Long Island, NYC, is fairly quick and requires minimal downtime. DrBfixin will provide specific instructions to help promote a painless and easy recovery. Some instructions may include:
- Rest and keep the head higher up than the chest
- Allow the eyes to rest and avoid blue light or reading
- Avoid exercise and physical activity for a few days
- Avoid any direct contact with sunlight
- Do not smoke
- Take all medication prescribed by DrBfixin
- Attend all follow-up appointments
- Do not return to work or physical activity until DrBfixin clears you to do so
- Do not apply any pressure to the head (lifting heavy objects or bending over)
Recovery from an upper blepharoplasty is made simple when you go through an elite and experienced cosmetic surgeon like DrBfixin.
Wonder If Upper Blepharoplasty Works The Best For You?
The price of upper blepharoplasty Long Island, NYC, can fluctuate depending upon the specific cosmetic surgeon and any additional surgeries the patient may want to add. However, the average price of an upper blepharoplasty ranges from $3,000 to $6,000 in NYC.
There is a large variety of ages for upper blepharoplasty patients. The most common age is between the early and mid-fifties, but many patients are older or younger. However, most patients are above the age of thirty-five.
The exact cost of a facelift will depend on the type of facelift performed and other factors. Dr. B and the Cameo Surgery Center team will provide a customized price quote.
The Leading Upper Blepharoplasty Surgeon In Long Island, NYC
Dr. Scott Blyer is a compassionate, genuine, and dedicated cosmetic surgeon. His style brings many people to his office, but his experience and incredible work make him one of the most popular cosmetic surgeons in Long Island. He understands the intricate nature of every surgery and provides the best upper blepharoplasty surgery for every patient in Long Island.
To learn more and schedule a consultation, call us at 631-232-2636. Patients can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.