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6 Benefits of Brighter Eyes With Blepharoplasty

Have you decided that you’re tired of looking tired? Are drooping upper lids and saggy under-eye bags causing you to look older than you feel? Are expensive eye creams continuing to overcharge and underdeliver? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, may be in your future.

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What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess fat and skin from your eyelids, smoothing lines and rejuvenating your appearance. Blepharoplasty can also remove excess skin blocking your eyes, improving your field of vision.

Upper Eyelid Surgery

Upper eyelid surgery is performed using small incisions hidden in the natural creases of your eyelids. Depending on the necessary correction and desired results, Dr. Alexander may remove excess tissue, reposition fat deposits, and tighten the remaining muscles and skin.

Lower Eyelid Surgery

Lower eyelid surgery utilizes small incisions camouflaged below your lower lash line, which removes excess skin, removes or repositions fat, and tightens the lower eyelid muscle.

Depending on your needs and desired results, you can choose upper eyelid surgery, lower eyelid surgery, or combine the two. But besides making you look refreshed and more youthful, what are some of the lesser-known benefits of eyelid surgery?

Upgrading Your Makeup Routine

Upper blepharoplasty surgery tightens the muscles and skin around your eyes, smoothing crepey eyelids. Lower blepharoplasty removes and repositions the skin and fat under your eyes, eliminating bags and puffiness. What does this mean for your makeup routine? It means no longer struggling to make a straight line with eyeliner across wrinkly lids and less time and money spent on under-eye patches, creams, and serums to eliminate puffiness or diminish the appearance of dark circles. It also means that any makeup you apply on your lids or below your eyes will no longer settle into your wrinkles and make them more noticeable than ever.

Smoother Forehead

If you have heavy or drooping eyelids hindering your ability to see clearly, you may have developed the habit of raising your eyebrows to compensate for your obstructed vision. This action may help you see better, but it also creates ever-deepening forehead furrows. Once you undergo blepharoplasty, you can kick the eyebrow-raising habit to the curb–and the wrinkles they left behind.

More Effective Communication

There’s an old saying about the eyes being “the windows to the soul.” While your everyday interactions with co-workers, friends, and family may not require looking into your soul, you also don’t want to give the wrong impression during a meaningful conversation or meeting. If excess skin and fat around your eyes are making you look angry, tired, or sad, it can affect how people view you and the message you’re trying to convey. Blepharoplasty can help you look more alert and engaged and allow you to present yourself more accurately to the people around you.

Brighter Eyes

Besides giving you a lifted and more awake appearance, blepharoplasty can brighten your eyes. When your eyes are surrounded by sagging and puffy skin, it prevents light from reaching your irises, thereby dulling the color of your eyes. Removing the excess bulk from around your eyes makes it easier for light to get to your irises, allowing your eyes to sparkle again.

A More Symmetrical Appearance

Many factors contribute to aging skin around your eyes, including genetics, sun damage–even how you sleep at night. Often, the area around one eye may age more quickly than the other, giving your eyes a look of unevenness. Blepharoplasty addresses signs of aging around both eyes and can restore symmetry to your appearance.

Enhanced Eye Shape

While you’ve definitely noticed drooping and wrinkly eyelids, it may not occur to you that that extra skin may have changed the natural shape of your eyes. Blepharoplasty improves the look of hooded eyes and opens up eyes that look smaller because the surrounding sagging skin hides them. Removing under-eye bags can also change the shape of your eye. Eyelid surgery ensures you’ll emerge looking wide awake with bigger, more expressive eyes.

Learn More About the Benefits of Blepharoplasty in Las Vegas

When you’re ready to experience the benefits of blepharoplasty for yourself, you won’t have to look far. Board-certified Las Vegas plastic surgeon Dr. George Alexander has nearly 30 years of experience providing his patients with outstanding patient care and stunning results. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Alexander, call 702-242-6776 or fill out the online contact form.

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