Cosmetic treatment of the eyelids (Blepharoplasty) – Is a procedure that produces a more youthful and restful appearance of the eyes. Eyelid surgery removes excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids offering a more rested appearance. If you have excessive, sagging, or wrinkled skin of the upper and lower eyelids, then you may be a candidate for eyelid surgery in Silver Spring or Potomac Maryland. Upper eyelid lifts can help improve patient’s field of visions if the excess skin has particularly blocked their peripheral visions. A visual field exam is performed by your Ophthalmologist and the results are determined by Dr. Kay.
Most patients have eyelid surgery with Dr. Kay for the following reasons:
If you are interested in learning if eyelid surgery is right for you, give us a call to set up a one on one consultation with Dr. Stephen Kay. During the consultation, Dr. Kay will learn your reasons for wanting eyelid surgery and will determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. He will answer any questions you may have as well. Dr. Kay performs eyelid surgery to patients in Potomac, Silver Spring and the surrounding areas of Maryland. Give us a call today at ( 301) 969-2068 to schedule a consultation.
A Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery removes extra skin, fat or muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. The majority of our patients select to have both the upper and lower eyelids done together, but during your consultation with Dr. Kay will individualize your eyelid procedure.
An Eyelid Lift can get rid of puffy bags under your eyelids, remove extra skin on your upper eyelids and for Asian eyes can add an eyelid crease. Sometimes, if your eyebrows are sagging, the Browlift may be combined with Blepharoplasty to get the best results.
The Eyelid Lift can be performed by itself or in conjunction with other facial rejuvenation procedures like the Facelift, Short Scar Face Lift, Endobrow Lift, Neck Lift, or other aesthetic procedures. During a consultation, Dr. Kay will review these option with you and you may be a candidate for Thermage (Non-Invasive Lifting Procedure) for your eyelids as well.
The Eyelid procedure can be performed under local anesthesia or done under sedation safely. If your Eyelid surgery is combined with other procedures like the Facelift, then General anesthesia, where you are asleep is another option. Your anesthesia options will be reviewed with Dr. Kay during your consultation.
Recovery usually takes about 5-7 days, which is when you can return to work. Your options for recovery will be reviewed during your consultation.
The Chevy Chase Eyelid Lift will give you a more youthful, refreshed appearance. Your friends and family will say you look rested is if you’ve been on vacation and not know why.
If you are curious if eyelid surgery is right for you then we recommend setting up a consultation with Dr. Kay at his Chevy Chase office. Dr. Kay’s office is conveniently located just 6 miles from Silver Spring and only 8 miles from Potomac, Maryland. Give us a call at (301) 969-2068 to see if eyelid surgery is right for you!