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Open Your Eyes to 2023 With Blepharoplasty!

March 01, 2023 | Blepharoplasty, Eyelift

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It’s the new year, which means resolutions are being made!

While many people’s resolutions do not always last, this doesn’t have to be the case for you — especially if your resolution is to finally undergo that eye-raising plastic surgery procedure that you have always wanted but have kept putting off. 

Woman holding 2023 balloons and puckering her lips.

And what better time than now, at the beginning of a new year with all of the hopes and expectations ahead of you, to have that cosmetic procedure and achieve the appearance you want for yourself?

Plastic surgery is often the best and simplest way to directly address the signs of age and turn back the hands on the clock. 

For many men and women of all ages, the most noticeable area of their bodies to show age is on the face and, in particular, on the area around the eyes. This is because the eyes are so central to our facial expressions. The eyes are said to be a window to the soul, so making sure that they are inviting people into that soul is important. 

With this said, if you struggle with cosmetic issues with the skin around your eyes, then eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) may be the surgical procedure to help you.

What Are the Reasons for Needing Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty was the second most performed cosmetic surgical procedure in 2020. And there are several reasons for its popularity, including the fact that the results can significantly improve your entire facial appearance, and it is a procedure that can be performed to help men and women of all ages. 

As we age, the skin on our eyelids can become heavy with fat and excess tissue. Not only that, but bags and dark circles can appear underneath our eyes. 

All of these side effects of age can make you look much older and tired than you actually are (and definitely more so than you want). Not only that, but some patients with excessive skin ptosis (sagging) in the upper eyelid can have their vision impaired by the drooping eyelid

The good news is that blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both to give you a more youthful and aware appearance, which can significantly improve your confidence. 

How Is Blepharoplasty Performed?

Blepharoplasty is often performed under local anesthesia or IV conscious sedation, which keeps you awake during the procedure but ensures that you do not experience any pain or discomfort during the surgery. 

For upper blepharoplasty, an incision will be made in the natural crease of your eyelid. Fat, tissue, and muscle will be removed and/or repositioned, the remaining tissue and muscles will be tightened, and excess skin will be surgically trimmed away before the incision is closed. 

Similarly, for lower blepharoplasty, the incision will be made either just beneath the lower eyelashes or within the eyelid itself. The underlying tissue will be manipulated to give you a more natural appearance to your lower eyelid as well as clear up any puffiness or discoloration in the skin beneath the eyelid. 

Why Is Now the Best Time for Blepharoplasty?

It’s an old but true statement: “There’s no time like the present.” 

The new year lies ahead of you, so why not begin it with clear eyes that are no longer obstructed by loose and sagging skin? If the eyes really are a window to who you are, why not go through 2023 with that window wide open to help you experience your life even more than you might with eyelids that cause you to feel self-conscious? 

Schedule your consultation today and get ready to have your best year ever!

Want to Learn More?

If you have questions about eyelid surgery or any of the other procedures that we offer, then please give Dr. Agullo a call today at (915) 590-7900 or fill out our contact form online