Our eyes are one of the most prominent features of our face, and they are often one of the first things people notice about our appearance. The skin around the eyes helps convey different emotions, but unfortunate, it is very delicate and susceptible to signs of aging. When you begin developing wrinkles, sagging skin, fine lines, or puffiness around the eyes, it can cause you to appear older than you are. Fortunately, a majority of these problems can be corrected with a cosmetic procedure, such as blepharoplasty.
What is blepharoplasty?
A blepharoplasty, also referred to as an eyelid lift, can minimize the effects of aging in the surrounding eye area. Dr. Iero can remove excess skin or fat from the area to get rid of bags beneath the eyes or to correct sagging eyelids. In many cases, the blepharoplasty treatment is combined with other procedures, such as a forehead or brow lift, in order to maximize the cosmetic benefits.
Before undergoing surgery, you will attend a consultation with Dr. Iero, during which he will examine your eyelids and facial structure. This appointment will help him get to know you and learn your treatment goals, as well as develop a detailed surgical plan. When you come back for your procedure, Dr. Iero will use a form of sedation — typically IV or general anesthesia — to ensure you are comfortable. Then, he will make very small incisions around the eyelid. He will carefully remove the excess skin or fat tissue, and then use sutures to stitch up the eyelids.
Blepharoplasty in Bellaire, TX
If you have begun noticing signs of aging in the areas around your eyes, please contact our office. Dr. Iero can determine whether a blepharoplasty will help eliminate your problems. We look forward to meeting you.