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Anyone ever had a facelift and eyelid lift upper and lower?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
6 doctors agree

In brief: A common combination

Eyelid surgery (upper and lower) is very commonly performed with facelift.
This is not necessary, however.

In brief: A common combination

Eyelid surgery (upper and lower) is very commonly performed with facelift.
This is not necessary, however.
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Brock Ridenour
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

These procedures are commonly performed at the same time.
Combining facelift with upper and lower eyelid surgery may slightly increase the overall time required for healing; however, both procedures are often needed to avoid imbalance in the appearance of the upper and lower face.

In brief: Absolutely

These procedures are commonly performed at the same time.
Combining facelift with upper and lower eyelid surgery may slightly increase the overall time required for healing; however, both procedures are often needed to avoid imbalance in the appearance of the upper and lower face.
Dr. Brock Ridenour
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Common combo

This is a common combination and one successful plastic surgeon who shall remain unnamed used to call this the blue plate special.
This is not to make light of a very serious procedure with risks that should be fully understood prior to surgery but it does underscore the popularity of the combination.

In brief: Common combo

This is a common combination and one successful plastic surgeon who shall remain unnamed used to call this the blue plate special.
This is not to make light of a very serious procedure with risks that should be fully understood prior to surgery but it does underscore the popularity of the combination.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Facelift and Eyes

This is a very common combination and should not add significant risk to the procedure.
For the patient, it is easier as there is only one recovery period.

In brief: Facelift and Eyes

This is a very common combination and should not add significant risk to the procedure.
For the patient, it is easier as there is only one recovery period.
Dr. Larry Nichter
Dr. Larry Nichter
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Dr. Donald Yoo
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Those procedures are not uncommonly performed together to achieve periorbital and facial rejuvenation.

In brief: Yes

Those procedures are not uncommonly performed together to achieve periorbital and facial rejuvenation.
Dr. Donald Yoo
Dr. Donald Yoo
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Common

The combination of facelift procedure with upper and/or lower eyelid procedures is extremely common.

In brief: Common

The combination of facelift procedure with upper and/or lower eyelid procedures is extremely common.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Hashim Alani
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lots of patients

Eyelids, upper and lower have been done with face lift on thousands of patients with nice results , if done by the right surgeon.

In brief: Lots of patients

Eyelids, upper and lower have been done with face lift on thousands of patients with nice results , if done by the right surgeon.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Dr. Hashim Alani
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Dr. Michael Kulick
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Facelift and Bleph

YES! This is the "norm" vs.
a radical combination. Most of my patients have a laser vertical facelift and lower blepharoplasty. If they have extra skin of their upper eyelids, the may need an upper blepharoplasty and / or endoscopic brow lift.

In brief: Facelift and Bleph

YES! This is the "norm" vs.
a radical combination. Most of my patients have a laser vertical facelift and lower blepharoplasty. If they have extra skin of their upper eyelids, the may need an upper blepharoplasty and / or endoscopic brow lift.
Dr. Michael Kulick
Dr. Michael Kulick
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cosmetic surgery

These procedures are performed together every day.
Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

In brief: Cosmetic surgery

These procedures are performed together every day.
Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Alan Durkin
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very common

Quad blepharoplasty is routinely included in facelifting procedures in our practice with outstanding results.

In brief: Very common

Quad blepharoplasty is routinely included in facelifting procedures in our practice with outstanding results.
Dr. Alan Durkin
Dr. Alan Durkin
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Dr. Tito Vasquez
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, very common

This combination of facial rejuvenating surgeries is very common and safe in the hands of a board certified plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon.
Although the risks are somewhat different and additive since the procedures are inherently different, this combination can still be safe in most circumstances.

In brief: Yes, very common

This combination of facial rejuvenating surgeries is very common and safe in the hands of a board certified plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon.
Although the risks are somewhat different and additive since the procedures are inherently different, this combination can still be safe in most circumstances.
Dr. Tito Vasquez
Dr. Tito Vasquez
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Dr. Rian Maercks
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

This is pretty routine in my practice.

In brief: Yes

This is pretty routine in my practice.
Dr. Rian Maercks
Dr. Rian Maercks
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Common

It is common to do a facelift and eyelid surgery together. It is safe and provides excellent results.

In brief: Common

It is common to do a facelift and eyelid surgery together. It is safe and provides excellent results.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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