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Dr. Alan Durkin
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
96K people helped
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Had eye lift and now my skin is crepey - can I remove the damage?

Dr. Alan Durkin
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
96K people helped
Had eye lift and now my skin is crepey - can I remove the damage?

Yes: Consider laser therapy. I have used erbium laser therapy, fractionated, to treat this problem with good success. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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37 years in practice
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Dr. David Sherris
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
2M people helped
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Will an eye lift procedure make a big difference in the elasticity of the skin around my eyes?

Dr. David Sherris
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
2M people helped
Will an eye lift procedure make a big difference in the elasticity of the skin around my eyes?

Yes: Eyelid surgery will tighten the skin around your eyes and thereby improve fine wrinkles. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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37 years in practice
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Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
34M people helped
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How painful is an eye lift compared to other procedure? Is the eye lift procedure painful? I am very interested in having an eye lift done in order to improve the appearance of my aging eyes. However, I am hesitant to do so because I have heard that it ca

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
34M people helped
How painful is an eye lift compared to other procedure? Is the eye lift procedure painful? I am very interested in having an eye lift done in order to improve the appearance of my aging eyes. However, I am hesitant to do so because I have heard that it ca

Well tolerated : Compared to other facial procedures, the pain is considerably less particularly with upper eyelid procedures. Discomfort tends to be related to mild soreness, dryness, occasional stinging, and delayed itching. If pain occurs, this could be an indication, especially if severe, of a more serious underlying problem and you should contact your physician immediately. However this is not typical. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Rosato
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
31 years in practice
633K people helped
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What are the health benefits of an eye lift?

Dr. Ralph Rosato
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
31 years in practice
633K people helped
What are the health benefits of an eye lift?

Improve your vision: If the skin excess and brow drooping blocks your upper vision this can be improved with surgery. Some patients have droopy eyelids called ptosis. This will effect your upper vision even more and can be corrected with surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. David Sherris
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
2M people helped
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Can a fat transfer eliminate sagging around the eyes? My eyes are saggy and sunken. Is fat transfer a good option for me, or do I need an eye lift? .

Dr. David Sherris
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
2M people helped

Possibly: if you have saggy eyes with fat pads then fat transfer is a great option. Ask your facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Lamperti
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
16 years in practice
1M people helped
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Will an eye lift procedure make a big difference in the elasticity of the skin around my eyes? I have finally accepted the fact that a surgical procedure is the only way to correct the effects of age and sun damage on my eyes. Will an eye lift improve som

Dr. Thomas Lamperti
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
16 years in practice
1M people helped

Eyelid : Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, doesn't really change the elasticity of the eyelid skin itself. It can involve removing excess skin and repositioning or removing excess eyelid fat. To change the skin itself topical medications and/or resurfacing may be options. ...Read more

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
4M people helped
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I've noticed the skin above my eyes (under the eye brow) already starting to sag a bit.Am I too young for an eye lift?

Dr. Jessica Allan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
4M people helped

Depends: I advise you to see the Ophthalmologist and Dermatologist to determine if your concerns are cosmetic or medically necessary. Plastic surgeons are available to operate. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Weber
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
20 years in practice
699K people helped
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How long is the the surgery for a face lift and lower eye lift ?

Dr. Stephen Weber
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
20 years in practice
699K people helped

3-4 hours: Most experienced facial plastic surgeons will perform these two procedures between 3-4 hours but the exact time will depend upon exactly how severe your face and eye changes are. Seek several consultations to ensure that you find the best surgeon for you. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
Board Certified, Facial Plastic Surgery
28 years in practice
2M people helped
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
1M people helped
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My lift eye has been jumping for a week now could this be a sign of health problem?

Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
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My lift eye has been jumping for a week now could this be a sign of health problem?

Naah: Usually a benign lid muscle twitch that goes away after a few weeks at most. If not, have it checked out. ...Read more

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