If you are bothered by unsightly lines, sagging, and other signs of aging around your eyes? Can eyelid surgery help you Blepharoplastylook younger and improve your appearance? According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten many individuals can benefit from Blepharoplasty, which is the medical term for eyelid surgery, creating positive visual changes to the eye area.

Eyes are a key factor in our social interactions as they convey mood and emotions.  As you get older you may notice that the skin and tissues of your eyelids may start to droop, sag, or develop other undesired signs of aging. The tissues around the eyes and in the eyelids start to thin and they lose volume. Bags and puffiness are other common problems, and sometimes these problems also affect younger people as well. A cosmetic plastic surgeon such as Dr. Merten can help correct these problems and give your eyes new life and a fresher appearance.

Watch our Blepharoplasty animation to see what a typical surgery involves!

What Are The Benefits, Risks, And Possible Complications Of Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty can offer many benefits if you are unhappy with how your eyes look. This type of cosmetic plastic surgery has potential risks and possible complications that need to be considered carefully. Plastic surgery of any type should never be rushed into. Dr. Merten will clearly outline the benefits that you may get and explain the possible risks and complications that could happen. The results last for many years and not only women can benefit from Blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery in men is very common

Every individual is different, and the right eyelid surgery technique or procedure for you may not be the best technique for someone else. Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Steve Merten will evaluate your individual situation and then recommend what methods should be used for your specific problems. Bruising and swelling is normal after the procedure, which may take several weeks to fully subside.

Are You A Good Candidate For Eyelid Surgery?

Dr. Merten will explain what likely benefits you may get, and whether you are a good candidate for this type of plastic surgery procedure. Typically, those that are the best candidates for blepharoplasty are those with redundant skin in the upper eyelids and/or baggy lower eyelids. Further, having realistic expectations and being in good health will increase your candidacy for this procedure.

For more information on eyelid surgery, or you want to find out more about any other cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures, please call us at Pure Aesthetics on 9252 9262, or Contact Us for an appointment to see our Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Steve Merten.