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Cosmetic Procedures: Upper Blepharoplasty

An upper eyelid lift can help reverse the aging process by removing or repositioning excess skin and fat, enhancing your natural contours and restoring the expressive qualities of your eyes.

Blepharoplasty will help eliminate sagging eyelids, pouches and excess folds around the eyes.

Over time, age, heredity and too much time in the sun makes the skin around our eyes begin to show signs of damage and deflation, making us look tired, older and listless. Even gravity can conspire to sag the delicate skin and eyelid position.

If your friends occasionally ask if you are tired or angry, but you feel great, you may be amazed at the results of an upper eyelid lift.

The upper eyelid blepharoplasty can be done alone or with other procedures such as a lower lid lift, muscle tuck (ptosis repair) or forehead lift. If the eyebrows are drooping, a forehead lift might enhance the results. Skin wrinkles of the lower lid can be treated by laser or chemical peel at the same time. For some younger people, genetic factors such as bags or excess folds detract from the vital appearance of the eyes and this can affect facial expressions. Upper eyelid blepharoplasty can make a remarkable difference in the appearance of the eyes. Old blepharoplasty techniques tend to take out too much tissue, leaving the eyelids hollow and rounded in appearance. Doctor Olson’s surgical technique reduces features like poor skin texture, dark circles and bags, and restores normal position, function, texture, volume, and shape to the eyes. So instead of looking “surgical”, you look like your more youthful self.

Upper eyelid blepharoplasty may be done under local anesthesia. Pro-nox can be used to help our patients relax during the surgery.

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Doctor Olson is board certified and is fellowship trained as an oculofacial plastic surgeon.
Jane Olson, MD
8440 Bluebonnet Blvd, Ste B
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225.766.0005
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