Baggy Eyelids? You Might Need An Eyelid Lift

Eyelid Surgery St. George, UT If you have sagging or baggy eyelids, you could benefit from an eyelid lift, also known as eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty. An eyelid lift will diminish the appearance of sagging and get rid of excess skin on the eyelids. Normally, an eyelid lift is done for cosmetic purposes, but older individuals often get the procedure done to remove sagging skin that inhibits their eyesight. If you are interested in what an eyelid lift can do for you, here’s what you need to know.

The Eyelid Aging Process

As we age, the body naturally loses elasticity and gravity takes hold. This results in excess skin collecting along the upper and lower eyelids. This gathering of extra skin can result in wrinkles and bulges along the eyelids. On the upper lids, this excess skin can actually fold over and inhibit vision.

Can I get eyelid surgery?

The best patients for eyelid surgery are those who have decent health and have realistic goals about what the procedure can do for them. The average eyelid lift patient is over the age of 35, but if sagging eyelids run in your family, you may want to get the surgery done sooner.

What eyelid surgery can do for you

Eyelid surgery can not only improve your appearance but enhance your confidence. Prior to getting eyelid surgery, be sure you consider what your goals are and meet with your surgeon to discuss the risks, benefits, and process of getting an eyelid lift.

Your preparation

If you have chose to get eyelid surgery, you need to plan to have a friend drive you home after the procedure and stay with you that night. It will also be necessary to put a hold on work and hobbies for the next few days. Some patients experience dry eyes post surgery. To help with any discomfort, use over the counter pain killers, an ice pack, or eye drops.

Arrange a consultation

To learn more about eyelid surgery, contact Richens Eye Center today. We look forward to helping you look our best! You can reach our team by calling our office at (435) 986-2020.

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