Lower Eyelid

lower eyelid surgery patient 2005 before and after front view

Lower Eyelid Recovery

Lower eyelid surgery recovery is limited by the time it requires for bruising of the lower eyelid down through the upper cheeks and into the neck. The evolution of bruising down and across the face requires approximately seven to ten days. Patients do have small sutures in place but these…

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lower eyelid surgery patient 2003 cost front view

Lower Eyelid Surgery Cost

Lower eyelid surgery cost is determined by the complexity of surgery as well as the operative time required to complete the surgery. For most patients, trimming of the lower eyelid skin and conservative resection of lower eyelid protruding fat pads is all that is required. These two maneuvers can usually…

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Swollen Eyelid Treatment

Swollen eyelid treatment involves correction of lower eyelid skin redundancy and protruding lower eyelid fat pads. The first surgical maneuver involves lifting the lower eyelid skin from the lid margin to the orbital rim. The next maneuver involves removing a small strip of the lower eyelid muscle called the orbicularis oculi…

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lower blepharoplasty surgery front right view

Lower Eyelid Anatomy

Lower eyelid anatomy is very complex and involves multiple tissue layers. From the superficial to deep planes, the lower eyelid anatomy includes the skin, muscle, orbital septum, and orbital fat pads. The lower eyelid skin stretches from the lid margin where the eyelashes are located, down to the upper cheek…

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swollen lower eyelid before and after

Swollen Lower Eyelid

The swollen lower eyelid is a common concern of patients who visit our cosmetic center. Patients universally dislike the appearance of swollen lower eyelids as they can make them look prematurely aged and aesthetically unappealing. In fact, depending on your genetics, a swollen lower eyelid may appear earlier than other signs…

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