Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Baltimore
Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis perform blepharoplasty for patients in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Annapolis and the surrounding areas of Maryland.
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is the most common facial plastic surgery procedure performed in America. The eyes are one of the most powerful facial features as they portray your emotions without using words. However, with aging, sun exposure or genetics, the sensitive skin around your eyes may begin to droop and wrinkle. This can age your face significantly and may cause your confidence to diminish. Many patients in the Baltimore area are turning to Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis to boost their appearance and bring the vibrancy back to their eyes with eyelid surgery.
What Is Blepharoplasty?
Droopy eyelids can make you look much older than you really are, not to mention that they can also impair your vision. Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure, also known as eyelid surgery, that is designed to improve the appearance of your eyelids. Eyelid surgery can be performed on your upper, lower or even both eyelids. Lower blepharoplasty is performed to correct puffiness and bags under your eyes that can make you look worn out. It is done by removing excess skin, reducing wrinkles and improving the shape of your lower eyelid by carefully cutting out obtrusive skin and fat. Sometimes tightening the eyelid may be recommended as well to help correct droopiness or sagging skin. This procedure can also improve your vision while giving your eyes a more alert and youthful appearance.
Benefits Of Blepharoplasty
The main benefits of eyelid surgery with Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis is a tremendous reduction in bagginess from your lower eyelids and potentially the removal of excess skin from your upper eyelids. The brightness of your eyes is hidden in the shadows of puffy eyelids, which is why you can take years off your appearance with eyelid surgery at the Facial Plastic Surgicenter. Baggy or droopy eyelids can be addressed by eliminating excess skin on the upper or lower eyelids. A more refreshed look is often the result when eye bags are improved with a blepharoplasty, as they can tend to make you look tired and worn. When a lack of elasticity plus the constant pull from gravity has caused excessive skin to collect on the upper and lower eyelids, then you may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery.
Who is a Good Candidate for Blepharoplasty
As you age, your eyelids stretch and the muscles supporting them weaken. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, droopy upper lids and bags under your eyes. Your eyes are the windows to the soul, but if they are shaded by puffy eyelids you can tend to look older and more tired than you really are. When you’re tired of looking exhausted because of puffy eyelids, then you may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery. Blepharoplasty can make your eyes appear younger and more alert so you have clear, youthful-looking eyes that sparkle. Schedule your consultation now with Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis to find out if eyelid surgery is right for you.
How Is Blepharoplasty Performed?
At Facial Plastic Surgicenter, patients can have eyelid surgery on the upper or lower eyelids. Upper eyelid surgery is performed by making an incision in the natural lines and creases that occur on your lids to minimize scarring. The lower eyelid is often approached from the inside, known as a transconjunctival approach. In this way, the fat bags can be contoured without making a skin incision. This reduces scarring, as well as any downward pull on the eyelid.
Blepharoplasty procedures generally take between one to two hours. The procedure causes little discomfort and requires minimal recovery time. Baltimore’s Facial Plastic Surgicenter is experienced with giving patients youthful results from eyelid surgery.
How Much Does Blepharoplasty Cost?
After meeting with Dr. Papel or Dr. Kontis, you will have an opportunity to meet with our patient coordinator to discuss payment options. Costs will depend on the extent of your blepharoplasty. At Facial Plastic Surgicenter, we offer patients the chance to finance their procedure. To have a better understanding of the cost for your procedure, schedule a consultation at our Baltimore office today.
The beauty of your eyes may be hidden by the sagging and wrinkling of the sensitive skin surrounding them. Patients find that the sagging skin is aging their faces significantly and have been turning to Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis to reverse this effect and bring out the beauty their eyes once possessed. Begin envisioning the results you could have by looking at the before and after photos of our Baltimore patients.
At Facial Plastic Surgicenter, we urge you to remember that everyone is different, and your comfort with the surgeons is just as important as the final price. Dr. Papel and Dr. Kontis have performed many successful eyelid surgeries on their patients from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Annapolis and the surrounding areas of Maryland and would love a chance to discuss procedural options with you! Contact us at our Baltimore office to schedule a consultation for your blepharoplasty and discuss all of your options.
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