What’s The Difference Between Upper And Lower Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty, otherwise known as eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic procedure in which excess fat, skin and tissue is removed from the upper or lower eyelids to create a more alert and youthful appearance. Eyelid surgery can be done on the lower and upper lids, depending on the issues the patient wants to address. There are two main differences between upper and lower blepharoplasty: the area being treated and the placement of the incisions. For upper blepharoplasty, the incision will be made along the natural fold of the eyelid. For lower blepharoplasty, the incision is made along the lash line or inside the lower eyelid. What happens during upper eyelid surgery? Upper blepharoplasty corrects a drooping eyelid. This is also known as hooding because the skin…

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June 2, 2017