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Dr.Stone has been named by the L.A.Times the "Best Plastic Surgeon" for 3 years. You will find him honest, forthright, and straightforward. He will question your goals and expectations so you know exactly what to expect.

Blepharoplasty

Eyelid plastic surgery,
or blepharoplasty surgery treats drooping eyelids as well as puffy eyelid bags and bulges. These conditions are due to stretching of ligaments, excess eyelid skin and protrusion of fat into the eyelids that are part of the aging process and make you look older or tired and may even interfere with your vision. They can occur to some degree at any age. In some cases a browlift or foreheadlift is also required to fully correct the problem.

 

Dr.Stone first marks the patient's lines and creases of the lids in order to keep the scars as invisible as possible along the natural folds. When the incision is made, excess fat, muscle, and loose skin are removed. In some cases the eyelid suspending ligaments are tightened with sutures. Fine sutures are used to close the incisions and hide any scar within the upper eyelid crease. Under normal conditions, Blepharoplasty can take one to two hours.

 

Is Blepharoplasty right for me?
Blepharoplasty is a procedure to correct sagging or drooping eyelids and the removal of excess fat, skin, and muscle.  As we age, our eyes begin to change; there is laxity, bags below and above the eye. Even though you may use good skin care and eye creams, wrinkles, puffiness, and drooping eyelids may happen. Bulging seen in the upper and lower eyelids is actually due to normal pockets of fat which become pronounced with age. Blepharoplasty can give you a more youthful and refreshed look. Candidates for blepharoplasty are:

  • Healthy  individuals
  • Non-smokers
  • Patients without serious eye conditions

How is Blepharoplasty performed?
Dr.Stone first marks the patient’s lines and creases of the lids in order to keep the scars as invisible as possible along the natural folds. When the incision is made, excess fat, muscle, and loose skin are removed. Fine sutures are used to close the incisions and hid any scar within the upper eyelid crease. Under normal conditions, Blepharoplasty can take one to two hours.