What Is The Fastest Way To Recover From Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty—or eyelid surgery—is considered one of the least painful procedures to undergo. This does not mean it is entirely pain or recovery free, but it is minimally invasive and often performed under local anesthesia. However, patients understandably want to get back to work and their lives as soon as possible. So, what is the fastest […]

How To Reduce Bruising And Swelling After Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is considered one of the least invasive and easiest to recover from facial plastic surgeries. This is largely due to its low risk profile and consistently good results. However, that does not mean it is necessarily pleasant. Patients do still experience some side effects, often bruising and swelling. Here are some tips for […]

Will Losing Weight Help Hood Eyes?

Extra fat on the body can contribute to certain structures on the body sagging or looking aged. If you’re young enough or have good skin quality, losing weight can sometimes completely solve this. Other times, a surgeon may need to perform a skin removal procedure to get rid of extra skin and tighten up the […]

Does Eyelid Surgery Leave Scars?

Eyelid surgery—also called a blepharoplasty—is a facial plastic surgery that removes extra skin on the upper and/or lower eyelids. While this procedure is fairly straightforward and quick, one of the most common concerns that prospective patients have is scarring. This is understandable since the eyes are highly visible and scarring in the area cannot be […]

How Long Does It Take For Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery To Heal?

An upper blepharoplasty surgery resolves sagging and/or extra skin along the upper eyelids. Often, this can disguise the natural crease, or simply create an aged look. Rarely, it can even obstruct vision. The surgery itself generally takes an hour or less, but patients often want to know, “How long does it take for upper blepharoplasty […]

Does Blepharoplasty Make You Look Younger?

When considering the areas that age the face, the eyelids are not usually high on most people’s lists. Many will consider the brow, jawline, and neck much more important to overall aging. However, the eyelids do play an important role in a youthful appearance. Let’s take a deeper look into the question, “Does blepharoplasty make […]

When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary?

When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary? Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery that removes extra skin on the upper and/or lower eyelids. It is generally performed in patients who have experienced aging and skin sag. Considering eyelid sag is not often a person’s first aging concern, it can go unnoticed for a while. Many patients who […]

What Is The Best Treatment For Saggy Eyelids?

Saggy eyelids happen for many reasons, though the most common one is aging. Patients can experience sagging on their upper or lower lids, and sometimes both. This can cause distress and sometimes even hinder a patient’s vision in severe cases. Naturally, patients tend to wonder, “What is the best treatment for saggy eyelids?” First off, […]

How Can I Tighten My Eyelids Without Surgery?

The traditional method for tightening the eyelids is blepharoplasty surgery. However, this is not always necessary depending on your concerns, age, and anatomy. Dr. Santos can determine if a blepharoplasty–or eyelid lift–is the best option, or if you would better benefit from a non-surgical eyelid tightening procedure. So, how can I tighten my eyelids without […]

How Long Does It Take To Recover From Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery–also known as blepharoplasty–is a procedure that removes sagging, extra skin from the upper and/or lower eyelids. It is generally a quick procedure that Dr. Santos often performs under local anesthesia. Before surgery, patients usually want to plan to take enough time off work and return to activities as soon as possible. This leads […]