The eyes are known as the “window to the soul,” and as such they are one of the most important parts of the face. The eyes can change the entire appearance, making a person look youthful and bright or tired and old.
As we age, the skin around our eyes may begin to droop or sag, making us look older than we feel on the inside. Luckily, there are procedures available that can help us to regain our youthful appearance and make our eyes pop once again.
Dr. Kulbersh is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who was trained in eyelid surgery procedures by some of the best Beverly Hills eyelid surgeons. He has extensive experience creating customized treatment plans for his patients, and he has an impressive track record of success and patient satisfaction.
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelift surgery or eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure to rejuvenate sagging, drooping, or puffy eyes. Blepharoplasty can transform the entire face, making expressions brighter and allowing the eyes to become more expressive and noticeable. Which type of blepharoplasty is right for you depends on your individual case; Dr. Kulbersh will perform an in-person consultation in which he will evaluate your condition and recommend the best course of action for you.
There are two types of blepharoplasty procedures: upper and lower. Some patients may benefit from just one of these procedures, while others may require both in order to achieve their desired goals. Blepharoplasties can also be done in conjunction with other types of procedures, such as a brow lift or fat transfer, for more complete results.
Upper blepharoplasty procedures focus solely on lifting and correcting drooping upper eyelids. The upper eyelids may sag as we age, creating an aesthetically unappealing look, and they may even sag so far as to create functional problems with vision. Whether for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both, Dr. Kulbersh is able to restore the upper lids to a functional and beautiful appearance.
Lower blepharoplasty procedures are focused on removing puffy eye bags to create a refreshed, younger appearance. Many people have pockets of fat under the eyes that create a puffy, tired, aged look. By removing that fat or repositioning it for better effect, Dr. Kulbersh can create a rejuvenated appearance that many people find helps to restore confidence and allows them to look as awake and refreshed as they feel.
Lower blepharoplasties are not meant to help reduce wrinkles around the eyes; if fine lines and wrinkles are your concern, a different procedure such as laser resurfacing or a chemical peel may be better for you.
Xanthelasmas are small yellow patches/bumps that appear underneath the eyelid. This eye condition can be caused by a variety of factors, but Dr. Kulbersh offers surgical treatment options to remove and excise these bumps.
Fairview Surgical Suites and Fairview Recovery Retreat
Dr. Kulbersh opened Fairview Surgical Suites and Fairview Recovery Retreat to provide advanced cosmetic surgical care and recovery in a luxurious, professional environment. The Fairview Surgical Suites is a single operating theater dedicated to facial aesthetic procedures and the Fairview Recovery Retreat is a 5-star recovery center promoting optimal post-surgical healing in a relaxing medspa-like setting.
Both facilities are designed to ensure a speedy recovery and the best possible results following elective aesthetic surgery with the highest level of care.
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If you are interested in learning more about an eye procedure and think you may be a good candidate for one, please call Carolina Facial Plastics at (704) 842-3644 today to schedule your consultation.
FAQs for Eye Enhancement Procedures
What is blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to refresh the eyes by correcting concerns involving the eyelids. Common reasons for blepharoplasty include drooping upper eyelids, hooding over the eye, and fine lines and puffiness underneath the eye.
Will there be visible scars after blepharoplasty?
Incisions for upper blepharoplasty are made in the natural crease of the lid. Lower blepharoplasty incisions are located within the lash line or inside the lid. In all of these cases, visible scarring is either eliminated or minimized for a superior cosmetic result.
How long does blepharoplasty take?
Upper blepharoplasty or lower blepharoplasty alone takes about one hour each. If both the upper and lower eyelids are done, time is about 1.5-2 hours.
What is recovery from blepharoplasty like?
Most patients are surprised to find recovery from blepharoplasty is relatively comfortable. Swelling, bruising, and general soreness can be relieved with oral pain medications and cool compresses. Patients are usually back to work within a week, although recovery times can vary somewhat from patient to patient.
How long will my results last?
Most patients enjoy their improvement for many, many years. Over time, the signs of aging will begin to creep in once again and you may find you want to do another cosmetic procedure or surgery to maintain your refreshed appearance.
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