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How can I know if an eyelid lift is what I need?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Blepharoplasty

Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
There are many techniques used for different purposes.

In brief: Blepharoplasty

Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
There are many techniques used for different purposes.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Joseph Mele
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on problem.

The eyelid lift is one tool amoung many that surgeons use to correct eyelid problems, bith functional and cosmetic.
A consultation with a qualified, board certified, profession in your area can review the problem and select the most appropriate treatment.

In brief: Depends on problem.

The eyelid lift is one tool amoung many that surgeons use to correct eyelid problems, bith functional and cosmetic.
A consultation with a qualified, board certified, profession in your area can review the problem and select the most appropriate treatment.
Dr. Joseph Mele
Dr. Joseph Mele
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your doctor

See a facial plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or plastic surgeon for evaluation.

In brief: See your doctor

See a facial plastic surgeon, ophthalmologist, or plastic surgeon for evaluation.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. Darab Hormozi
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What do you need?

If you want to look younger and have excess skin on the eyelids removed, then you need an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty.
If periferal vision obstruction is the problem, then an appropriate visual field test can determine that and depending on the cause either excess skin is removed and/or the muscle inside the eyelid is tightened. Consult your ophthalmologist for the right diagnosis.

In brief: What do you need?

If you want to look younger and have excess skin on the eyelids removed, then you need an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty.
If periferal vision obstruction is the problem, then an appropriate visual field test can determine that and depending on the cause either excess skin is removed and/or the muscle inside the eyelid is tightened. Consult your ophthalmologist for the right diagnosis.
Dr. Darab Hormozi
Dr. Darab Hormozi
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Obstructed vision

There are a variety of reasons to get an eyelid lift.
The most common medical indication is due to visual field obstruction which can be confirmed with a special test.

In brief: Obstructed vision

There are a variety of reasons to get an eyelid lift.
The most common medical indication is due to visual field obstruction which can be confirmed with a special test.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Jason Hall
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Eyelid lift

It depends on what you feel you need an eyelid lift (or blepharoplasty) for. In some cases, it can serve to remove extra skin that is blocking vision, and in others is is a purely cosmetic operation.
There are many different options - see a board-certified plastic/facial plastic/oculoplastic surgeon in your area to discuss your options.

In brief: Eyelid lift

It depends on what you feel you need an eyelid lift (or blepharoplasty) for. In some cases, it can serve to remove extra skin that is blocking vision, and in others is is a purely cosmetic operation.
There are many different options - see a board-certified plastic/facial plastic/oculoplastic surgeon in your area to discuss your options.
Dr. Jason Hall
Dr. Jason Hall
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Cosmetic or function

Depends on the issue: if the brow position is low, then the answer is really a forehead lift.
If the problem is skin excess, the an eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) is the answer. If the issue is a droopy eyelid, then the answer is a ptosis repair. An evaluation by a plastic surgeon or oculo-plastic surgeon can help you sort this out.

In brief: Cosmetic or function

Depends on the issue: if the brow position is low, then the answer is really a forehead lift.
If the problem is skin excess, the an eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) is the answer. If the issue is a droopy eyelid, then the answer is a ptosis repair. An evaluation by a plastic surgeon or oculo-plastic surgeon can help you sort this out.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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