The eyes are one of the most important features when revealing to others how we genuinely feel and appear. Naturally, as we mature, the area surrounding the eyes begins to display noticeable signs of aging. The skin loses its elasticity and starts to droop, resulting in fine lines and wrinkles. In addition, the eyes may get puffy and result in what people call “bags under the eyes.” These facial aging changes, particularly around the eyes, can cause individuals to appear fatigued or unhappy and make them feel self-conscious about how they look. Eyelid surgery is a procedure designed to address these specific aging changes. Dr. Alexander’s technique of eyelid surgery is designed to produce beautiful, natural-looking rejuvenation to the eye area with world-class results. Award-winning Dr. George Alexander, MD, FACS, performs eyelid surgery to restore a more youthful aesthetic to the eyes, which helps patients feel more confident about their appearance.
What Can Eyelid Surgery Achieve?
A More Youthful, Well-Rested Appearance
Sagging, puffy eyelids can contribute to an aged or upset appearance. Eyelid surgery can eliminate bothersome bags under the eyes and smooth out wrinkles to create a more youthful facial aesthetic.
All patients have unique cosmetic needs and desires, so each eyelid surgery must be customized to achieve optimal results. Patients benefit from Dr. Alexander’s 16 years of training and over 20 years of private practice with continued advancement of cutting-edge techniques in eyelid surgery. Depending on your preferences, eyelid surgery can be completely personalized to your preferences.
“I have nothing but incredible things to say about this practice. Each and every staff member made an effort to get to know me and made me feel comfortable during the process. Dr. Alexander knew exactly what I wanted my end results to be and he sure did deliver! I am ecstatic about my results and I brag about how wonderful Dr. Alexander and Co is every chance I get! I cannot even imagine going anywhere else!”
“My experience with Dr. Alexander and his team was nothing short of amazing! Everyone was very knowledgeable, they answered all of my questions, and made sure that I was comfortable the entire process. I was so happy with the results and know that I can definitely trust Dr. Alexander and his team for any future procedures.”
“From the first visit to my continual visits, Dr Alexander and his staff have been nothing but professional, caring, personable and just good people. Will recommend everyone to come see Dr Alexander!!”
Before & After
Most patients can return to work one week after eyelid surgery, but they should avoid strenuous activities and exercise for at least four to six weeks. Following all aftercare instructions provided by Dr. Alexander can ensure a speedy recovery and the best possible results.
The incisions created during eyelid surgery are small and carefully placed so that with normal healing they are virtually unnoticeable. While there is a minimal risk of developing visible scarring, most scars tend to fade over time.
Dr. Alexander has over two decades of award-winning experience as well as multiple board certifications, making him highly qualified to perform eyelid surgery. While price should be a factor in your decision to undergo any procedure, quality and surgical expertise must also be considered. The cost of eyelid surgery varies depending on the techniques used, anesthesia fees, and the extent of correction. An accurate cost estimate will be calculated for you during your initial eyelid surgery consultation.
Most eyelid surgery patients experience mild discomfort following their procedure. Bruising, swelling, and irritation are also common side effects, all of which can be managed with prescription pain medication and cold compress application.
Frequently Asked Questions
Eyelid surgery can be performed using local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia.
Eyelid surgery typically takes between one and two hours.
The effects of eyelid surgery are known to last many years. Like the rest of your body, the eyes will continue to age over time, but using adequate sun protection and adopting a healthy lifestyle can help preserve results for longer.