Upper & Lower Eyelift
Upper & Lower Eyelift Surgery for Men in NYC
What Is an Eyelift?
Blepharoplasty, commonly known as upper and lower eyelid surgery, is a rejuvenating procedure that enhances the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids, giving a more youthful and smoother look. Dr. Douglas Steinbrech, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, is an expert in male plastic surgery in NYC and offers upper and lower eyelid surgery to patients affected by the signs of aging. As men age, they often experience puffiness or sagging skin around the eyes, sometimes obstructing their vision.
Undergoing an eyelift procedure can effectively turn back the clock, reducing the visible effects of aging and revitalizing your facial appearance. This surgery provides a refreshed, youthful look that appears more vibrant. Cosmetic procedures, like blepharoplasty, are a common choice among men and should be embraced without shame.
How Does Eye Lift Surgery Work?
During a consultation, your surgeon in NYC determines the precise locations for each incision, which are typically small and strategically placed in and around the eyelid creases.
Blepharoplasty involves the removal of excess skin and fat as necessary, and the addition of fat to areas that require it. It’s important to note that the term “eyelid lift” can be misleading since the procedure doesn’t involve lifting the eyelid itself.
In the case of an upper blepharoplasty, a minor incision is made to eliminate excess skin and fat. A fine suture is then used to create an eyelid crease.
Lower blepharoplasty can be more complex. Incisions may be made just below the lash line or, in some cases, on the inside of the eyelid, a technique known as the transconjunctival approach. This method allows for the removal of fat without visible external incisions. When combined with laser resurfacing, it can also help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the eyelids.
Is an Eyelift Right for You?
A vast majority of healthy men with realistic cosmetic objectives are excellent candidates for an eye lift.
Excessive skin and fat in the upper eyelid can lead to sagging, making the eyes appear heavy and adding years to your facial appearance. This condition may also impede your vision. Upper blepharoplasty is a procedure designed to remove the surplus skin around the upper eye, enhancing both your vision and overall aesthetic.
Lower blepharoplasty focuses on improving the contour and texture of the lower eyelid. It can involve tightening the eyelid to address sagging while also incorporating fat to achieve a more contoured and less “hollowed” appearance.
Double eyelid surgery, often referred to as “Asian blepharoplasty” or “Westernization of the eye,” is performed to create an upper eyelid crease.
Eyelift Recovery Time for Men
Recovery time following eyelift surgery for men in NYC can vary based on several factors, including the specific procedure undertaken, the patient’s overall health, and their adherence to postoperative guidelines from the surgeon.
Typically, the recuperation period spans 1 to 2 weeks after eyelift surgery. During this phase, patients may experience common symptoms like swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort around the eye area. Strictly following the surgeon’s post-surgery instructions is crucial, which may include keeping the head elevated, using cold compresses to reduce swelling, and avoiding activities that could promote increased blood flow to the eyes.
In most cases, patients can typically resume their regular routines, including work, within 7 to 10 days following the surgery, though they may still have some minor swelling and bruising during this time. While the healing process continues, it may take several months for the full results of the surgery to become entirely visible.
Treatment Cost & Consultation
Accomplished board-certified plastic surgeon specialist Dr. Steinbrech has extensive experience in performing an eyelift for men in NYC. For more details about upper and lower eyelift surgery for men in NYC, please call 646-949-0130 or visit Dr. Steinbrech’s office.
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