I perform my own proprietary laser technique for both upper and lower eyelids in my Indianapolis, IN and Santa Rosa, CA offices. My laser technique dramatically reduces bruising, swelling and recovery time. This provides superior results compared to traditional eyelid surgery.
RESTED, BEAUTIFUL EYES
The genetic structure of your face combined with aging, sun exposure, or other factors can cause the skin around the eyes to sag or puff. Eyelids begin to drape and develop a hooded appearance. Where there was once a clear crease in the eyelid, outlining the structure of the eye, a crepe-like skin may develop. Fat can accumulate under the eye causing bags and a tired appearance. Thankfully, Blepharoplasty can help.
INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUE FOR EYELID LIFT SURGERY
Dr. Chernoff utilizes his own proprietary surgical laser technique for both upper and lower eyelid surgery to correct a droopy eyelid. His laser technique dramatically reduces bruising, swelling and recovery time. Dr. Chernoff’s precision and expertise using this technique provides superior cosmetic results over conventional plastic surgery.
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING BLEPHAROPLASTY
The eyelid lift procedure involves the surgical removal of excess pads of fat and skin on the upper and lower eyelids that accumulates as a result of aging. For upper eyelids, a tiny incision is placed in the natural skin crease. The laser is utilized to remove excess skin and fat. The upper eyelid is sculpted to give an aesthetically pleasing, well-balanced look to the eye.
Once the fat is removed, an abundance of fine wrinkles exist, so laser exfoliation of the lower eyelids is utilized to stimulate the growth of new collagen and to shrink the residual skin. This simple blepharoplasty procedure can restore a youthful look to the entire face just by correcting a droopy eyelid.
NATURAL RESULTS FROM BLEPHAROPLASTY
At your consultation, Dr. Chernoff uses computer imaging to give the patients a realistic impression of what can be achieved with a laser eyelid lift. The results can be a refreshed appearance, with a younger, firmer eye area. Blepharoplasty can remove creping, sagging, drooping, or excess skin above and below the eyes. Our patient satisfaction from this cosmetic procedure is outstanding.
In most cases, our patients will combine either upper, lower, or both options with another face or body procedure. With any procedure, Dr. Chernoff is committed to keeping patients looking natural, like themselves, but rested -never pulled or “done”.
EYELID LIFT SURGERY RECOVERY
Recovery time for eyelid surgery varies depending upon the patient. In a simple upper eyelid lift, with skin and only mild amounts of fat being addressed, the recovery is relatively quick. Quick means that you will feel well in a few days, but you can expect some bruising and discoloration. The more skin and tissue that needs to be addressed, the longer the recovery. In almost all cases, patients recover in about one week or less.
Our center takes follow-up care extremely seriously. We will see you every day after your blepharoplasty procedure to ensure you are healing as expected. We help you through every step of the recovery process.