What is blepharoplasty?

Men and women who are unhappy with their tired appearance due to bags under the eyes and sagging eyelids might be unaware of what can be done to improve their look. Fortunately, with continued improvement in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery, patients now have a way to improve their look. Blepharoplasty is an eye surgery that is performed by Dr. Daniel S. Tresley in the area of Northbrook, IL that can dramatically change one’s appearance.

What is blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty refers to cosmetic eyelid surgery. It may involve different aspects of improving the eye area, such as the removal of excess fat, skin, or even bags underneath the eyes. Eyelid surgery is also used to tighten the lower eyelid skin for a more rested appearance. Dr. Daniel S. Tresley and his team in Northbrook, IL perform blepharoplasty on men and women of all ages depending on the concerns they have.

Who is a candidate for blepharoplasty?

Patients who have been dealing with imperfect eyelids or skin around the eyes may want to ask their doctor about the benefits of the blepharoplasty procedure. This procedure is performed for men and women who have imperfections in the eye area that they would like to address in a more permanent manner. The patients who are best for this procedure are those who are in good overall health and have realistic expectations about what can be achieved with cosmetic surgeries.

What can I expect from the recovery period following blepharoplasty surgery?

Blepharoplasty is just like any other facial plastic surgery. It carries standards risks and consequences, including complications that can occur. However, when patients follow their aftercare instructions, they can significantly reduce their risks of problems such as infection. Patients will need to take a specific period of time off of certain activities and return to their plastic surgeon several weeks after their procedure to ensure the area is healing correctly. Patients will find that scarring is at a minimum, as the incisions are made in areas that are well-hidden, such as the creases of the eyelids.

Interested in eye surgery solutions?

Contact Dr. Daniel S. Tresley of Northbrook, IL today to discuss your needs. He is available at 500 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 120 and accepts new patients who call for an appointment at (847) 291-6900.

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