Eyelid Surgery

If you are tired of looking tired or having others tell you to get some rest, it might be time to consider eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty. Our Lexington and Louisville, KY patients at CaloAesthetics® Plastic Surgery Center choose this procedure because it can make a dramatic improvement without extensive incisions or downtime.

To learn more about eyelid surgery and other facial cosmetic procedures, request a consultation with Dr. Calobrace or Dr. Mays, or call (502) 899-9979 to schedule your visit.

Eyelid Surgery
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 608 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient underwent upper and lower eyelid surgery as well as fat transfer to mid face area. 
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 577 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient underwent bilateral lower blepharoplasty with muscle sling, and fat grafting to cheeks. 
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 573 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Lower Blepharoplasty and Browlift

Patient had concerns regarding general face and neck. Her face concerns were aged appearance, sagging jowls, marionette lines, nasolabial folds, and moderate rhytids. Patient had an endoscopic browlift, bilateral lower blepharoplasty with muscle sling and fat transfer to malar and submalar.  Read More
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 582 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient's concerns with brow and periorbital area consisted of skin excess of upper and lower eyelid, fat excess of lower eyelids, and tired look to the eyes. Patient underwent the following procedures: bilateral upper and lower blepharoplasty, bilateral canthopexy, fat transfer to cheek area and TCA peel to lower lids.  Read More
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 579 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Lower Blepharoplasty and Browlift

Patient had concerns regarding general face, brow and periorbital areas. Her brow/periorbital concerns consisted of aged appearance, sagging jowls, and excess skin. Her face concerns consisted of marionette lines and nasial labial folds, and feels like face is hollow. Patient underwent an endobrow lift and bilateral lower blepharoplasty. Read More
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 585 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient had concerns with brow and periorbital area. Concerns were excess skin and fat of upper and lower eyelids and a tired look to the eyes. Patient had a bilateral upper and lower blepharoplasty with fat transfer to cheek area. 
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 584 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient had concerns regarding the general face, neck and brow and periorbital areas. Her face concerns were aged appearance, sagging jowls, excess skin, and excess fat. Her brow/periorbital concerns were excess skin and fat of upper and lower eyelids and heaviness and hooding of the eyes. Patient had bilateral upper and lower blepharoplasty with... Read More
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 580 View #1 View in Louisville & Lexington, KY
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Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

Patient had concerns regarding brow and periorbital area. Periorbital concerns were fatty upper lids and bags under lower lids. Patient underwent bilateral upper and lower blepharoplasty. 

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Improvements From Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Calobrace and Dr. Mays personalize each blepharoplasty to the unique needs of the patient. Improvements may include one or more of the following:

  • Lifting drooping upper and lower eyelids
  • Reducing puffiness and under-eye bags
  • Improving field of vision when it is obstructed by sagging upper eyelid skin

You may choose to combine eyelid surgery with other facial cosmetic procedures, including a brow lift or a facelift.

Doctor Bradley Calobrace and Doctor Chet Mays

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Our plastic surgeons have specialized expertise in a complete range of procedures and are dedicated to bringing the most advanced techniques and technology to the region.

Dr. M. Bradley Calobrace Dr. Chet Mays

About Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery is typically performed as an outpatient procedure in our on-site surgical suite. This procedure lasts 1 to 2 hours and is usually performed with the patient under local or IV sedation. Eyelid surgery is a highly detailed procedure that requires the surgeon to make careful incisions and corrections. The procedure may involve removing or repositioning fat, removing excess skin, and altering muscles. Incisions are very fine and hidden within the natural folds and creases of the eyelids.

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What to Expect During Recovery

Healing rates after blepharoplasty vary from person to person. In general, expect temporary discomfort, tightness of the lids, or swelling. Temporary dryness of the eyes and burning may also occur. Bruising may last for 2 to 3 weeks.

Return to Work

Patients are typically ready to return to work in 7 to 10 days but should limit strenuous activity for 3 weeks or more.

Other Things to Know

Results from eyelid surgery are typically long-lasting. Although surgery will not halt the aging process, it will create a lasting improvement that continues to keep you looking younger than your chronological age.

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Risks

Risks involved in this procedure include temporarily blurred or double vision, blindness (extremely rare), infection, swelling and bruising, difficulty in closing eyes, and pulling down of lower eyelids.

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