Many patients coming in for eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, have developed loose skin around their eyes that unnecessarily weighs down a person’s upper eyelid. While the loosening of this skin may be caused by a variety of different factors, the solution to this issue is straightforward. As long as a patient is healthy enough for the procedure, a cosmetic surgeon can remove excess skin from the upper eyelid, helping to both restore proper vision and improve their eye’s appearance.
Sagging skin on a person’s upper eyelid can be caused by several different health concerns, each of which can contribute to the loosening of the skin and excess weight placed on the eyelid. These factors may include the following:
A blepharoplasty procedure can remove this additional skin from the eyelid, opening up a person’s field of vision. Strain on the eye caused by the extra weight on the eyelid is also often significantly lessened by this procedure. Additionally, without this skin, a person can avoid unfortunate infections that may be caused by bacteria gathering in and under the excess skin.
If you’re considering having a procedure done to remove excess skin from your upper eyelid, our experienced cosmetic surgeons at Bergman Folkers Cosmetic Surgery can help. We can walk you through the procedure, giving you a confident understanding of what the surgeons intend on doing to help you both look and feel your best. For more information about your blepharoplasty options, call (515) 222-1111 for a consultation.