Excess Eyelid Skin Removal Surgery
Excess eyelid skin, or baggy eyes, can affect the upper or lower eyelids. Medically known as dermatochalasis, it can be caused by aging or a congenital condition. It is different from ptosis in that, with that condition, a muscle or other element causes the eyelid to droop. With dermatochalasis, the excess skin or fat that has developed causes the eyelids to droop. Ptosis also typically affects the upper eyelid, while excess eyelid skin can develop on upper and lower eyelids.
Excess eyelid skin can cause aesthetic concerns, making the patient appear tired or weary. Some droopy, excess eyelid skin can interfere with vision by blocking the eye. Other possible conditions include interfering with the eyelashes, irritating the eyeball and inflammation of the eyelids and surrounding tissues. When you are affected by this condition, Dr. Erez Dayan can perform excess eyelid skin removal surgery at Avance Plastic Surgery Institute in Reno/Tahoe, Nevada.
Dr. Dayan is a highly-skilled cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has written, lectured and demonstrated advanced plastic surgery procedures and state-of-the-art technology all over the world. In addition to a thriving practice at Avance Plastic Surgery Institute, he is a sought-after researcher and investigator for major aesthetic device manufacturing companies. Your appearance is in the best of hands with Dr. Dayan.
Dermatochalasis in Reno and Carson City, Nevada
With aging, the eyelids naturally begin to weaken and the skin loses elasticity, causing the eyelids to sag. Excess skin and fat accumulate, causing under-eye bags, dark circles, sagging eyebrows and droopy eyelids. Both upper and lower eyelids are commonly affected. This has a dramatic effect on appearance, making you appear years older than your actual age and much more tired and worn. Many patients avoid looking at themselves in the mirror because of the changes dermatochalasis can make.
Blepharoplasty, or an eyelid lift, which also removes the excess skin and pockets of fat, is the surgical solution for sagging eyelids. This is a delicate procedure, as the eyelid skin is the thinnest on the entire body. It requires a talented and skilled plastic surgeon, like Dr. Dayan, with extensive training and experience to successfully perform this procedure and effectively re-sculpt the eyes.
Dr. Dayan also routinely combines aesthetic procedures to attain the best possible outcomes, such as using liposuction and fat transfer to make subtle changes that recontour the eyes and brows for a younger, more vibrant and natural appearance. He will explain more about your blepharoplasty excess eyelid skin removal surgery options in a private consultation. Contact Avance Plastic Surgery Institute in Reno/Tahoe to schedule a consultation today.