Tips For Reducing Swelling After Blepharoplasty

Swelling after any surgical procedure is perfectly normal. While not every patient will experience noticeable swelling, but for those that do, it is typically a normal part of the healing process. Following a blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, swelling can become more troublesome than it may in other areas. Here are some tips for reducing swelling […]

Blepharoplasty Seattle: How Is Eyelid Lift Surgery Performed?

A blepharoplasty surgery addresses extra skin and descending fat structures either or both the upper and lower eyelids. Considering around the eyes is a particularly sensitive area, it is understandable that patients will want to know more about how the surgery works before the procedure. So, how is eyelid lift surgery performed? The specifics of […]

Eyelid Surgery Seattle: Is Blepharoplasty Safe?

Blepharoplasty–upper, lower, or both–is a facial plastic surgery that removes extra skin and fat deposits that collect on and around the eyelids. Usually, this is associated with age, although some may experience this due to medical or genetic factors. Plastic surgeons and ophthalmologists often recommend blepharoplasty surgery to remove this. Once this is recommended, one […]

Under Eye Fillers vs. Lower Blepharoplasty: Which Is Best?

There are many plastic surgeries and cosmetic procedures that improve the look of the under eyes. Tear trough fillers and blepharoplasty are two of the most common procedures performed to address the under eye area. How do you know if you need fillers or eyelid surgery? Dr. Santos can determine if under eye fillers vs. […]

Blepharoplasty Risks: What They Are & How To Minimize Them

Blepharoplasty, also referred to as an eyelid lift, can address the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both sets of eyelids. Generally, it corrects sagging and extra skin on or around the eyelids associated with aging. As you age, the skin and muscles around the eyes can weaken and stretch, contributing to this sagging, older appearance. […]

Eyelid Surgery Or Brow Lift: How To Tell Which Is Best?

When seeking to refresh the upper third of the face, it is not always clear whether an eyelid lift or brow lift will give you the best results since both can affect the look of the eyelids. Ultimately, the best way to tell which will benefit you most is to consult with an expert facial […]