The signs of premature aging, such as dark circles, sagging upper and lower eyelids, fine lines and wrinkles, can make you look tired and older.
Eyelid lift surgery (or blepharoplasty) is the recommended and most often preferred treatment for removing bags under the eyes or improving droopy eyelids. These aging eye conditions can add years to your appearance and even impair your vision.
Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is a surgical procedure aimed at removing excess skin and fat from the eyelids (upper and/or lower) to reverse the signs of aging around the eyes. Double eyelid surgery is another blepharoplasty technique with the goal of creating a crease in the eyelid in the absence of one.
Blepharoplasty was in the #2 spot as most performed plastic surgery procedure for 2020, as it is one of the most effective surgeries to fight signs of aging. Patients who elect to have eyelid surgery can expect to see improvement in the following areas.
|Upper Eyelid||Lower Eyelids|
Asian eyelid surgery, or double eyelid surgery is an option for patients of any age to create an upper eyelid crease where none are present. Typically with hooded eyelids.
Dr. Arash Izadpanah will provide tailor-made recommendations to you depending on the extent of the signs of aging, age, lifestyle and desired results.
Know the risks of eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
Like any other surgery, there are of course risks associated with choosing to have eyelid surgery, such as (but not limited to) risks associated with anesthesia, swelling, bruising, bleeding from incision lines, infection, poor wound healing, changes in skin sensation and persistent pain.
Being aware of the possible risks will help you to make an informed decision to have your surgery. Dr. Arash Izadpanah will discuss all risks in detail with you during your consultation and before surgery.
Additional eyelid surgery risks can include:
Are you a candidate for eyelid surgery?
Dr. Izadpanah will give you an honest assessment and let you know if you are a good candidate for eyelid surgery, but in general you should be in good overall health with no medical conditions that can impair healing, must be a nonsmoker or willing to quit smoking, must not have any serious eye conditions and have realistic expectations.
Depending on where the problem areas are, you can elect to have upper eyelid surgery, lower eyelid surgery, or both at one time. This will be discussed during your consultation.
Dr. Arash’s goal is to ensure that your entire experience from the initial consultation to your recovery is as positive and comfortable as possible. Along with the surgical coordinator, he will go over your post-operative instructions and recovery with you as it is essential for your blepharoplasty results that you follow care instructions closely.
First 24 hours: Have someone in place to pick you up from your surgery and care for you at home
Back to work: 10-14 days
Exercise: Light exercise 2-3 weeks (light cardio-walking/treadmill), Full activity after 6 weeks
Final results: Swelling can take up to 6 months to resolve.
Our office is always available for questions via email or text message should more questions arise.
To learn more about eyelid surgery, or to book a consultation, please contact our Clinic today!
Dr Arash Izadpanah is a highly skilled, compassionate and enthusiastic expert in blepharoplasty surgery. He will work closely with you to help you achieve your ideal results.
What to expect when having an Eyelid Surgery with Dr Izadpanah?
Prior to booking your blepharoplasty with Dr. Izadpanah, you will have a consultation with him on location at his beautifully renovated clinic in the heart of Westmount, Montreal Quebec.
If you are unable to meet Dr Izadpanah in person, you may request a virtual consultation via Zoom. Please note that you will need to see Dr. Arash in person at some time before your surgery.
Dr. Arash Izadpanah will collaborate closely with you to determine the best plan of action for you. You will go over the risks and recovery together, as well as what your desired result is. It is extremely important to Dr Izadpanah that you make informed choices, and that you are on the same page regarding outcome expectations.
Only you can decide what your version of a beauty ideal is, so Dr. Arash Izadpanah will discuss this with you so that you will be satisfied with your eyelid surgery results.. You are encouraged to bring in photos of what you are expecting so that it can be discussed, as well as a list of questions and/or concerns to your appointment.
ABOUT DR ARASH
Dr. Arash Izadpanah is a compassionate and enthusiastic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who is dedicated to patient care and satisfaction with natural-looking cosmetic surgery results.
As a highly esteemed Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Arash Izadpanah is driven by an intense passion for helping patients achieve a happier, more beautiful self through advanced cosmetic surgery procedures. He maintains a strong commitment to achieving the best possible results for all his breast, body, face and hand patients, of all genders.
We believe plastic surgery can achieve beautiful yet subtle results that accentuate your natural contours.
Schedule a consultation today to learn how Dr. Arash Izadpanah can empower you to take control of your look.
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