Eyelid Surgery in Houston, League City, Pearland Texas
What is Eyelid Surgery?
Do sagging, wrinkled, or puffy eyes make you look tired, old, or grumpy? Whether you want to improve your appearance or are having problems with your eyelids, eyelid surgery, also known as a blepharoplasty in Houston can improve the area surrounding your eyes. The surgery can address your upper lids, lower lids, or both. An eyelid procedure can improve:
Dr. Wiener has been serving the eyelid surgery needs of patients in Houston and the surrounding areas of Pearland and League City, Texas. Eyelid surgery patients choose Dr. Wiener for his vast facial surgery knowledge and cutting edge techniques.
- Loose, sagging upper lid skin creating folds that can impair vision
- Excess fatty deposits (looks like puffiness in the eyelids)
- Bags under the eyes and drooping lower eyelids
- Excess skin and wrinkles on the lower eyelids
Am I a candidate for Eyelid Surgery in Houston?
If you want to improve the appearance of your eyes, or improve vision, eyelid surgery in Houston might be right for you. Good candidates for eyelid surgery are healthy (non-smokers) without major illness or medical conditions that could impairing healing. In some cases, sagging eyelids cause obstruction of sight. Here, the procedure can be beneficial in improving your vision. Eyelid surgery candidates have a positive attitude coupled with realistic expectations about their appearance. At his practice in Houston, Texas, Dr. Wiener can evaluate your appearance and determine if surgery will meet your needs.
What is an Eyelid procedure like?
Eyelid surgeries first being with general anesthesia. Incisions are placed within the natural creases of the eye in order to ensure that the scarring can be concealed once they are healed. For the lower lid, the incision is made along the lower lash line and is nearly invisible once healed. Once the incision has been made, excess skin and/or fat is removed. Post-procedure you will need a loved one to drive you home. You will also need approximately a week to allow your eyes to heal, but healing should not take longer than two weeks.
What is recovery like from Eyelid Surgery?
After eyelid surgery near League City or Pearland, you can expect certain steps to be taken during recovery. You will be given instructions that may include how to care for your eyes, medications, concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your overall health.
You may experience swelling, bruising, irritation or dry eyes during healing. Any discomfort experienced can be controlled with medication, cold compresses or ointment. You should have ice packs and clean wash cloths handy for your recovery period. Before your surgery, Dr. Wiener can inform you about additional recovery expectations.
What results can I expect from Eyelid Surgery?
The results of a Houston eyelid surgery will be long-lasting and appear within several weeks. Depending on your individual procedure, you can experience fewer wrinkles and tighter skin around the eyes. As swelling and bruising diminishes, the results of eyelid surgery will show a smoothly defined eyelid and surrounding area, giving you an alert, rejuvenated appearance. Your incision lines may take a year to completely refine. The results of the upper eyelid surgery commonly lasts from 5-7 years whereas the lower eyelid commonly does not need retouching.
Your Consultation with Dr. Wiener
Following Dr. Wiener’s instructions is essential to the success of your surgery. It’s important that your incisions do not experience excessive force, abrasion or motion during healing. When you meet with Dr. Wiener at his office in Houston, he’ll give you specific instructions on how to care for yourself following your eyelid surgery procedure. It does not matter where you are from, Dr. Wiener serves patients all over Houston and the surrounding areas. His office is 11 miles South of Pasadena, TX, in Clear Lake to handle all your eyelid surgery needs. Call today to schedule your eyelid surgery consultation with board certified surgeon, Dr. Thomas Wiener, to see if eyelid surgery is right for you!