Improve the appearance of your eyes. Hooded, drooping, tired-looking, or puffy? Dr. Wyatt To has the ideal solution for you. Our in-office procedure delivers natural, beautiful results with minimal downtime.
Since 2004, Dr. Wyatt To has been known for rejuvenating the eye area in a natural and beautiful way. This minor procedure is completed right in our office without general anesthesia, so your risks are extraordinarily low. You won’t hear words used like “pulled”, “surprised” or “peeled” to describe Dr. To’s blepharoplasty results. Just beautiful, refreshed and appropriate.
Am I A Good Candidate For Blepharoplasty?
If you can answer ‘yes’ to one or more of these questions, you might be a great candidate for Blepharoplasty
Why is this important? When you choose someone to improve the appearance of your eyes, the first aspect of your face that people connect with, you want to choose a specialist. Dr. Wyatt To’s specialty is facial plastic surgery, day in and out. You want a surgeon with “miles under their belt” and experience in all the right places.
Dr. Wyatt To joined the practice of Dr. Michael Warner in 2004, continuing a 40-year legacy of devotion to skin health, confidence and customer service. If you’re looking for the ideal blepharoplasty, choose Dr. To and our amazing team of professionals.
Facial plastic surgery doesn’t have to break the bank. From your very first consultation, you’ll know your options regarding cost, payment plans and more. We accept all major credit cards and proudly participate with CareCredit to make it easy for you to have your procedure without delay.
Aside from the routine medical clearance from your primary care doctor and standard laboratory tests, you’ll also need evaluation of vision and eye health by your ophthalmologist.
It is also necessary for you to avoid certain medications, aspirin, herbal remedies and alcohol for 14 days prior to surgery.
In our office, Blepharoplasty is typically done with local anesthetic without intra-venous sedation. General anesthesia may occasionally be used as dictated by a person’s preference. Your safety and comfort is our primary consideration, so be sure to discuss this issue with Dr. To at your initial consultation.
For the upper lid, your incisions are made within the individual lines and creases of the lid. This ensures that the scars will be more effectively concealed within the natural folds of your eyelid.
For the lower lid, excess fat is typically removed through a transconjunctival approach, where the incision is made inside the lower eyelid. This incision cannot be seen from the outside.
Excess skin below your eyes may be removed directly, keeping your incision running in any pre-existing lines and creases. The incisions are closed with very fine sutures which are removed 3-5 days after surgery. This will optimize your healing and minimize the incision thickness as it heals.
You should experience very little pain during or after surgery. Medication for discomfort is prescribed; however, you may require nothing more than Tylenol for the majority of the post-operative period.
Excess fat removed from the lids typically does not return; however, your skin will continue to age and stretch naturally. A secondary procedure is usually not necessary.
After surgery, you are typically allowed to return home for recovery. We recommend that you use cool compresses to decrease swelling and discomfort.
Your sutures are removed 3-5 days after surgery and cosmetic tape will be applied at that time. Pain is usually minimal and most of our patients return to work a few days after surgery.
Some degree of bruising around the eyes and swelling of the tissues can be expected.
Blepharoplasty cannot raise sagging eyebrows, nor can it remove dark circles, fine lines or wrinkles around the eyes. Additional complementary procedures may be necessary to achieve maximal results.
Surgery that is done for cosmetic reasons is typically not covered by insurance. As Dr. To is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, your surgery will be out-of-pocket. Please discuss financial options or concerns with us during your initial consultation.
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