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Cosmetic Eye Lid and Facial Surgery
Cosmetic eye lid and facial surgery can be performed to dramatically improve one’s appearance. People may be bothered by having an overall “tired look” which usually results from the appearance of the eyes. This may simply be because of prominent forehead lines, sagging eyelids, and drooping eyebrows and eyelids.
Cosmetic treatments and surgery to correct these bothersome conditions offers results which include a softer, more rested and well defined appearance. Injections with Botox to smooth wrinkles and dermal fillers derived from hyaluronic acid add fullness and facial contours. Surgery around the very delicate tissue of the eye is best performed by a surgeon specially trained in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery. “Oculo” refers to the eye itself and both “plastic” and “reconstructive” refer to sculpting, adjusting and contouring the tissue in the area surrounding the eye.
It is important to note that these procedures are not strictly of cosmetic benefit. For example, the removal of excess skin and fatty tissue from the upper eyelids reduces their weight, thereby eliminating headaches caused by the constant effort exerted to lift the lid and brows.