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What is lower eyelid blepharoplasty?

The principal aesthetic goal of lower-eyelid blepharoplasty is to rejuvenate the appearance of the lower eyelids while preserving their shape, position, and function. Lower eyelid blepharoplasty may also be used in treating the sagging of the lower eyelid due to loss of facial nerve function. In this aspect it is performed to restore normal appearance and protect the eye from excessive dryness and more serious complications related to chronic dryness. It is not only about skin; it includes the skin, underlying structures and orbital fat.
Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can be performed for any of the following reasons:

  • It can be cosmetic to afford a more youthful appearance to the eyes. The majority of patients seek this surgery because of age-related changes  in the eyelid complex
  • It may be performed to improve the symmetry of asymmetric eyelids
  • It may be applied in conjunction with other techniques to tighten the lower eyelid.
  • To protect the eye from dryness and related complications in facial nerve paralysis.

Could I benefit from lower eyelid blepharoplasty?

The principal aesthetic goal of lower-eyelid blepharoplasty is to rejuvenate the appearance of the lower eyelids while preserving their shape, position, and function.

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty may also be used in treating the sagging of the lower eyelid due to loss of facial nerve function. In this aspect it is performed to restore normal appearance and protect the eye from excessive dryness and more serious complications related to chronic dryness. It is not only about skin; it includes the skin, underlying structures and orbital fat.

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty can be performed for any of the following reasons:

  • It can be cosmetic to afford a more youthful appearance to the eyes.
  • The majority of patients seek this surgery because of age-related changes in the eyelid complex
  • It may be performed to improve the symmetry of asymmetric eyelids
  • It may be applied in conjunction with other techniques to tighten the lower eyelid.
  • To protect the eye from dryness and related complications in facial nerve paralysis.

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