Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery as it is most commonly referred as, helps to correct visible signs of aging around the upper and lower eyes. Blepharoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure to remove sagging skin and excess fat deposits from the upper and lower eyelids. Blepharoplasty results may appear very subtle but leaves patients looking refreshed with a more youthful appearance.
Am I a Blepharoplasty Candidate?
Typically, patients over the age of 18 who are exhibiting signs of aging around the eyes are candidates for Blepharoplasty. It is important to discuss your health history candidly with Dr. Harrell as this is an important part of the consultation process. In order to determine if you are a candidate for Blepharoplasty you should schedule a consultation with Dr. Harrell for a comprehensive evaluation.
Your Eyelid Surgery Consultation
When you arrive at the Fountain of Youth Institute®, you will be greeted by our warm and caring friendly staff. During your consultation, you will have an opportunity to meet with Dr. Harrell to discuss your specific areas of concern and together develop a treatment plan that will provide you with your desired results. The consultation at our Tampa Bay office is a great time to ask any questions about the procedure, recovery period and to address any concerns you might have.
Many factors can contribute to your expected recovery experience. Typically, a patient can expect 24-48 hours of discomfort. Pain medication is prescribed to you prior to surgery to minimize your discomfort. Many of our patients return to work within 1 week. Any concerns you have about the recovery process should be discussed with Dr. Harrell.