Lower Eyelid Lift
Lower Blepharoplasty (Lower Eyelid Rejuvenation)
Lower blepharoplasty (also known as lower eyelid surgery or lower eyelift) is commonly performed for removal of eye bags and rejuvenation of the lower eyelids. Dr. Naficy has performed thousands of eyelid procedures and is experienced in all techniques of blepharoplasty, including a method of lower eyelid surgery that does not use external incisions (transconjunctival blepharoplasty) as well as laser procedures for rejuvenation of lower eyelid skin. Dr. Naficy's practice has been 100% devoted to facial plastic surgery for the past 18 years. This is why Seattle doctors and patients have voted Dr. Naficy one of the top plastic surgeons for the face. Patients from the entire globe seek Dr. Naficy's expertise and he has many patients flying in for surgery both nationally and internationally.
Before & After Lower blepharoplasty (lower eyelid lift) and fat grafting by Sam Naficy, MD. * Individual results may vary.
How do the lower eyelids age?
With age, the lower eyelids can also appear baggy, giving a tired, sometimes sad look to the face. Loss of fat in the the areas adjacent to the lower eyelids can result in dark shadows or dark circles, sometimes called a tear trough deformity. Finally, because the skin of the lower eyelids is very thin, it is quite prone to developing many fine wrinkles. At Naficy Plastic Surgery & Rejuvenation Center we have a comprehensive approach to eyelid rejuvenation and utilize both surgical and non-surgical treatments.
What can blepharoplasty achieve?
After cosmetic eyelid surgery, the eyes appear more rested and vibrant. The results can be so natural that friends and co-workers will often comment on how great you look, but may not realize that surgery was performed. The incisions lie in natural creases of the eyelid and usually heal extremely fast. Like all cosmetic surgery procedures, a great result is both in what you see and what you don't see. Dr. Naficy uses state of the art laser technology that produces remarkable results with rapid healing and minimal down-time.
Before & After Lower blepharoplasty (lower eyelid lift) with laser resurfacing, fat grafting, and upper blepharoplasty by Sam Naficy, MD. * Individual results may vary.
What creates lower eyelid bags?
Lower eyelid bags are the result of two different age related changes. The first change is that with age the fat pads that are normally present under the eye tend to bulge out. The second change is that the upper cheeks (called the malar area) tend to lose fat with age. Reduction of this upper cheek fat (this is good fat that we all want to keep) is actually a big reason why lower eyelid bags appear more prominent. So in essence, we have a bulge where we don't need one, and we have a recess where we should have more fullness. This os why the best treatment for lower eyelid bags is a combination of removal of the bulging lower eyelid fat and addition of fat to the upper cheeks where fat has been lost.
Before & After Lower blepharoplasty (lower eyelid lift) with fat grafting, and ptosis repair by Sam Naficy, MD. * Individual results may vary.
Eyelid Lift Photo Gallery
You may wish to browse through the gallery of representative before and after eye lift pictures. Click on any of the thumbnails to enter the slide show. All procedures were performed by Dr. Sam Naficy and some patients may have had more than one surgical procedure performed. The text accompanying the photos describes the details of the procedures performed.
* Individual results may vary.
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