Eye Lid Surgery in Hawaii
Eyelid surgery is also called blepharoplasty. This involves removing of fat usually along with excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. Eyelid surgery can correct drooping upper lids and puffy bags below your eyes. Features that make you look older and more tired than you feel, and may even interfere with your vision. This procedure doesn't involve crow's feet or other wrinkles, eliminate dark circles under your eyes, or lift sagging eyebrows.
Hawaii Eye Lid surgery can enhance your looks and give your self confidence but won't make you look entirely different. So be realistic in your expectations.
When an eyelid surgery is performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, complications are infrequent and usually minor. But you should always expect risks and discuss with your surgeons about the pros and cons involved.
The initial planning with your surgeon is very important. The surgeon will need your complete medical history. Be sure to inform your surgeons of any previous diseases and allergies. Most important thing is that inform the doctor is you're a smoker or not. An Eye test is performed to test vision and also tear produce provide all recent eye test records. Most insurance policies don't cover eyelid surgery, unless you can prove that, drooping upper lids interfere with our vision.
The surgery is usually done on an out patient basis and so does not require an in patient stay. Eyelid surgery in Hawaii is usually performed under local anesthesia, which numbs the area around the eyes. You’ll be awake during the surgery, but relaxed and insensitive to pain. Blepharoplasty in Hawaii may take one to three hours. For this procedure, the surgeon makes incisions following the natural lines of your eyelids; in the creases of your upper lids, and just below the lashes in your lower lids. The incisions can extent into the crow's feet or laughs line at the outer corners of your eyes. If you have a pocket of fat beneath your lower eyelids but don't need to have any skin removed, your surgeon may perform a transconjunctival blepharoplasty. In this procedure the incision is made inside your lower eyelids, leaving no visible scar. It is usually performed on younger patients with thicker, more elastic skin.
Dr. Jeff Healy can help you to achieve your goals. Dr. Healy specializes in procedures relating to cosmetic surgery including procedures such as brow lifts, breast augmentation, nose jobs, ear pinning, liposuction, and tummy tucks. To schedule an appointment or to learn more about Eye Lid Surgery, please contact us today.
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