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Upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
Dr. Michael McCracken can help you combat the signs of aging around the eyes with upper eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty. Upper eyelid surgery in Denver can remove excess skin and fat from the upper eyelids, improving the appearance of puffiness and creasing that contribute to a tired and aged facial appearance.
About upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
The upper eyelid surgery procedure takes about 30 minutes and can be done with local anesthesia in an office setting or in an operating room with I.V. sedation. During upper eyelid surgery in Denver, Colorado, Dr. McCracken makes a small incision hidden in the natural eyelid fold to remove excess skin and fat in order to restore a more youthful appearance. The incision is designed to be hidden within the natural fold of the eyelid to minimize visible scarring.
Once the desired corrections have been made, your incisions will be closed using sutures.
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After upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
Prior to your surgery, Dr. McCracken and his team will give you detailed instructions about aftercare following your upper eyelid surgery in Denver, Colorado. Instructions will include how to care for the surgical site and incisions, pain medications that may be used to handle discomfort, and when you may resume normal activity.
Postoperative discomfort after upper eyelid surgery is minimal, and most patients can expect to return to normal activities within a week. Stitches are removed at a postoperative visit, usually about a week after the procedure, and most patients can resume wearing makeup and contacts at that time.
Upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can help…Colorado upper eyelid surgery can help minimize the appearance of bagginess and puffiness in the upper eyebrow region, giving you a younger, fresher appearance. Upper blepharoplasty in Denver can also:
Upper eyelid surgery is often combined with a brow lift or lower eyelid surgery.
How can I learn more about upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Denver, Colorado?
Dr. McCracken will meet with you to assess your individual situation and discuss upper eyelid surgery in Denver, Colorado. Request an appointment online or call the McCracken Eye and Face Institute today to schedule an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Michael McCracken in his Parker, Colorado or Boulder, Colorado location.
What is an upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Denver?
An upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is a surgery that involves removing excess upper eyelid skin and/or fat in order to give the eyes a more youthful appearance.
What kind of anesthesia is used for upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?
Dr. McCracken prefers to perform upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Denver a controlled setting in a surgery center. This allows an anesthesiologist to administer medication intravenously to keep you comfortable. General anesthesia is almost never necessary for upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Denver, Colorado. On some occasions and in select patients, blepharoplasty surgery may be performed in the office with only local anesthetic injection.
Where are the incisions made for an upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?
Upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) incisions are hidden in the upper eyelid crease.
What is laser blepharoplasty?
Laser blepharoplasty refers to the use of CO2 laser to make the incisions and perform the dissection. Dr. McCracken uses CO2 laser in some cases and also uses electrocautery and conventional steel instruments in others. In experienced hands, there is no difference between the end results each method provides. If you prefer a given technique, please let Dr. McCracken know and he will make arrangements to honor your request.
What is different about Asian blepharoplasty?
Asian eyelid anatomy has a number of differences when compared to Caucasian eyelid anatomy. These differences must be taken into account in order to prevent giving an Asian eyelid the appearance of a Caucasian eyelid. At the time of your initial consult, Dr. McCracken will discuss these differences and your expectations with you.
What is the recovery period like after upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?
Patients need to be prepared for one to two weeks of bruising and swelling. Using ice packs for the first few days can help decrease the amount of bruising and swelling. Dr. McCracken will prescribe antibiotic ointment for you to place in your eyes and on your sutures for the first week. Patients are asked to refrain from heavy lifting, exercise, and getting the eyes wet for the first week.
Will insurance pay for my upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Colorado?
Some insurance providers will sometimes cover upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in Colorado if a number of strict criteria are met. In these cases, the excess skin must be hanging down into the patient’s vision enough to be causing significant visual compromise. This visual compromise must be demonstrated by both photography and visual field testing.
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