Inflammation of the Eyelid (Blepharitis)

What is Blepharitis

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is used at our Chicago, Illinois area practice to rejuvenate the appearance of tired looking eyes. We understand that patients want to experience not only improved vision, but a fresh appearance as well. Eyelid surgery can address these concerns, providing our patients with holistic eye care and ensuring that vision is protected.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Candidates for eyelid surgery include patients who are healthy and have realistic cosmetic desires. The majority of patients are over 35, but patients may opt to undergo blepharoplasty at an earlier age if they are genetically prone to drooping eyes. Patients may not be good candidates for this procedure if they suffer from health problems such as high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes or cardiovascular disease. If you are interested in undergoing blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, contact our Chicago, Illinois area practice today.

The Blepharoplasty Procedure

The blepharoplasty procedure lifts and tightens the skin around the eyes, removing excess sagging skin. At , patients can undergo upper and lower eyelid surgery. Blepharoplasty improves our Chicago, Illinois patients’ overall appearance through the raising of drooping eyebrows and removal of fat and excess skin surrounding the eye area. Eyelid surgery results in a more youthful appearance and is a safe procedure. Complications are rare, but some patients do experience swelling and bruising after eyelid surgery.

To find out if you are a good candidate for blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, contact our Chicago, Illinois area practice today.