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Upper Blepharoplasty Beverly Hills, CA

Upper Blepharoplasty

Restore Your Eyes’ Bright & Energized Look

The eyes are the most important part of the face and should be highlighted, not hidden. With age, skin laxity and changes to the underlying tissues can cause the upper eyelids to appear heavy or tired, gradually drooping over the eyes and, in some cases, impairing the field of vision.

Sagging or hooded upper eyelids can also make makeup application more difficult, as there is no smooth skin to serve as a canvas. Face specialist Dr. Patrick Davis takes care to open the eyes in a way that looks natural through various cosmetic procedures. Such procedures include Upper Blepharoplasty (eyelid), Lower Blepharoplasty, and Brow Lift. For patients with concerns about their upper eyelids, an upper blepharoplasty offers long-lasting rejuvenating results.

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What is Upper Blepharoplasty?

A Surgical Solution to Signs of Aging in the Eyes

Upper blepharoplasty (or eyelift surgery) is an outpatient surgical procedure designed to rejuvenate the upper eyelids by resectioning the skin and, in some cases, musculature.

Incisions are discreetly placed, allowing for substantial yet natural-looking results when performed by a skilled and experienced provider. Dr. Patrick Davis is a plastic surgeon specializing in facial procedures, such as upper blepharoplasty in Beverly Hills and offers patients authentic and exquisitely youthful-looking results.

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What are the benefits of Upper Blepharoplasty?

Lift & Restore Your Eyes’ Youthful Appearance

Upper blepharoplasty offers a variety of benefits, ranging from cosmetic to functional. In addition to being an exceptionally well-tolerated procedure, upper blepharoplasty can significantly enhance the appearance of youth in the face, especially when combined with other complementary procedures. With your upper blepharoplasty, you can expect:

  • Tightening Of Lax Skin And Muscles
  • The Removal Of Excess Fat Above The Eyes
  • The Elimination Of Excess Skin In The Upper Eyelids
  • A Lifting Effect That Allows The Eyes To Be More Open For Improved Vision
  • Brighter-looking eyes, as the eyes are more open, and smoother contours allow for more light to reflect off of the eyes themselves

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Upper blepharoplasty is often combined with other procedures designed to lift and sculpt the areas around the eyes. Dr. Patrick Davis often performs an Endoscopic Brow Lift™ procedure alongside upper blepharoplasty surgery to help his patients achieve their most comprehensively and naturally rejuvenated appearance. An endoscopic brow lift eliminates the heaviness of a sagging brow restoring the brow to a more youthful position as well as opening the eyes. This minimally involved procedure produces long-lasting results. They are excellent options for patients who would like to treat signs of aging around the eyes, brow, and forehead without undergoing a full facelift.

Am I a good candidate for Upper Blepharoplasty?

Determining the Best Treatment for You

Candidates for upper blepharoplasty include virtually any patient who has moderate to severe excess or sagging skin or bulging fat in their upper eyelids. You should be in good general health, with no underlying medical conditions that could prevent you from healing properly.

Your Upper Blepharoplasty Procedure

What to Expect

Your upper blepharoplasty with Dr. Davis will be performed under local anesthesia with sedation, so you will be comfortable throughout the procedure. To begin your procedure for upper blepharoplasty Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Davis will meticulously create an incision along the natural crease of your eyelid to reposition the underlying tissues and remove a small strip of excess skin. Once he has restored the youthful appearance of your eyes, he will close your incisions, and you will be able to begin your at-home recovery.

Upper Blepharoplasty Recovery

After Your Procedure

During your recovery period, you will notice some bruising and swelling. Dr. Davis will prescribe pain medication to help you manage any discomfort during the first few days following your procedure. You may also need to apply a lubricating ointment and cold compress to minimize inflammation and promote healing. Dr. Davis will advise you on how much time you should avoid strenuous exercise and direct sun exposure. You should expect 10-14 days of social downtime while your incisions heal and swelling and bruising subside.

Upper Blepharoplasty Results

Long-Lasting Rejuvenation

Once your eyelids are healed, you will notice beautifully restored, youthful-looking eyes. Upper blepharoplasty results are considered long-lasting, though some patients choose to undergo secondary surgery (usually after five years or longer) to address continued aging.

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Discuss Your Treatment with Face Specialist Dr. Patrick Davis

Upper blepharoplasty offers exquisite restoration to your eyelids’ youthful appearance, but only when performed by an experienced and reputable plastic surgeon like Dr. Davis. Beverly Hills upper blepharoplasty patients can begin their journey toward impeccably youthful results by scheduling a private consultation with Patrick Davis, MD.

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Upper Blepharoplasty FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Upper blepharoplasty results are extremely long-lasting. You can maintain your youthful appearance indefinitely with touch-up surgery and ongoing skincare.

While there is no predetermined age at which a blepharoplasty becomes beneficial, most Beverly Hills upper blepharoplastypatients are in their 30s or older. However, younger patients (generally over the age of 18) with moderate to severe eyelid hooding often turn to blepharoplasty to create smoother contours.

An eyelift or blepharoplasty is among some of the least painful aesthetic surgeries. You can expect minimal discomfort and a swift recovery after your procedure.

Yes, absolutely. An upper blepharoplasty can eliminate eye hooding for smoother, brighter-looking eyes .

Upper blepharoplasty has a high patient satisfaction rate, with the vast majority of people being extremely happy with the appearance and longevity of their results.

Botox offers a broad range of benefits, including a lifting effect in some areas of the face. Unfortunately, Botox is not effective for reducing eyelid hooding or sagging. This is because such concerns are a result of excess skin in the upper eyelid. Surgical remediation offers the most effective and longest-lasting solution to sagging, drooping, or hooded upper eyelids.

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Every moment is an opportunity to grow, learn, and improve. Your new best emerges when you make the most of those opportunities. When it comes to Beverly Hills facial plastic surgery, Dr. Patrick Davis believes listening is better than selling. To him, the best plastic surgeons reveal themselves in the surgeries they prevent as well as the ones they perform. Before you choose to undergo plastic surgery, please reach out to Patrick Davis, MD, for a consultation, he truly wants to help you find your new best.

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