About Eyelid Surgery
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is commonly performed to treat excess skin on the upper and lower eyelids, which restores a more youthful appearance to the eyes and face. In Marietta, Dr. Aisha McKnight-Baron removes the loose skin and pockets of fat from the upper and lower eyelids to smooth fine lines and wrinkles and improve the patient's overall appearance. Many patients have eyelid surgery to corrects the droopy or loose skin that hangs from the upper eyelid, as well as excessive bags and fat deposits underneath the eyes. Patients often have a tired and aged appearance to their face due to this excess skin and wrinkles, but eyelid surgery by a board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. McKnight-Baron can give you a younger, rejuvenated appearance.
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Good candidates for eyelid surgery are men and women who experience:
- Bags or fat deposits under the eyes
- Loose skin and wrinkles on the upper eyelid
- Impaired vision due to hanging skin on the upper eyelid
What to Expect
Blepharoplasty can be performed on the upper eyelid, lower eyelid, or both. This procedure is most commonly used to treat excess, loose, and sagging skin around the eyes that can impair vision and make a patient look and feel uncomfortable. This procedure also corrects minor wrinkles and folds around the eyes to improve your appearance. During the procedure, the loose skin around the eye is removed along with any fat pockets through small incisions. For upper eyelid treatment, the removal of excess skin and fat can improve vision and correct the natural fold of the eye.
Following eyelid surgery, patients should keep their heads elevated for the first several days. Bruising and swelling should be expected and may last up to 3-4 weeks. It also takes about this same amount of time for results to be noticeable. Patients should expect minimal scarring at incision points that will be almost invisible to the naked eye.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $3,500 - $6,000
- Recovery Time
- 2 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 2 Weeks
- Procedure Recovery Location
Awake and Alert Again
Eyelid surgery can help to improve your eyes by making you look more attractive and improving your vision. Many patients, both men and women, undergo blepharoplasty to rejuvenate their appearance and improve the physical ailments that come from loose, sagging skin around the eyes. For women, this loose skin can make putting on makeup a burden and may prevent them from achieving the look they desire. If you are considering eyelid surgery schedule a consultation with Dr. McKnight-Baron at our Atlanta area office to begin the journey toward your rejuvenated youth.