Your face will always look younger and more refreshed after surgery, but it will continue to age. After a complete facelift, some patients may want a revision surgery, usually ten or more years later.
The cast is removed approximately 7 days post-operatively. You may feel a slight stiffness as the swelling subsides.
There is no lower age limit. Some patients have excess upper lid skin, or prominent lower lid bags, at an early age. These conditions are often hereditary and can be corrected with blepharoplasty surgery.
Yes. LASIK surgery is not a contraindication to having blepharoplasty or other cosmetic eye surgery. However, it is strongly recommended to consult this with your LASIK surgeon to determine how long you should wait after your vision correction surgery before undergoing blepharoplasty.
Asian blepharoplasty is an eyelid surgery that creates a crease in the eyelid. It is popular among many Asians who have what’s referred to as a “single eyelid” (with no crease) and would prefer a “double eyelid” (one with a crease).
Your stitches will probably remain in place for seven to 12 days, depending on how you are healing and your surgeon’s preference.
As a restorative surgery, a face procedure does not change your fundamental appearance and cannot stop the aging process.
Scarring is a downside of every face procedure surgery. However, our plastic surgeons will make every attempt to limit the size of the incision, and placement of the incision will be as discreet as possible, so the resulting scars won’t be so obvious.
All surgical procedures carry some risk. Possible complications from a face procedures include:
The results of a face procedure is visible almost immediately. Your final results may take several months for all subtle swelling to subside. Overall results are generally long-lasting.