Cosmetic eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.
Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lynn Derby can give you a rejuvenated appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert.
Typical conditions treatable with eyelid surgery include:
A blepharoplasty procedure at Spokane Plastic Surgeons is usually performed on adult men and women who have healthy facial tissue and muscles, and have realistic goals for improvement of the upper and/or lower eyelids and surrounding area.
Good candidates for cosmetic eyelid surgery are:
You must tell the doctor if you have any of these medical conditions:
• Eye disease such as glaucoma, dry eye or a detached retina
• Thyroid disorders such as Graves’ disease and under or overactive thyroid
• Cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure or other circulatory disorders or diabetes
Your final eyelid surgery results will appear within several weeks, but it may take up to a year for incision lines to fully refine. While eyelid surgery can be expected to correct certain conditions permanently, you will continue to age naturally. Life-long sun protection will help to maintain your results.