Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
The goal of eyelid surgery is to give a more refreshed look, and this is generally achieved by removing excess skin and fat. The techniques used in the upper lid are fairly standard, but there are many options when treating the lower lids based on your specific anatomy. As people age, they may experience more dryness to their eyes. This is especially true for those who live in dry climates (like here in Colorado), have larger or more prominent eyes, or have had surgery such as Lasik or a previous blepharoplasty. If you do have symptoms of dry eyes we recommend that you undergo testing by your ophthalmologist before planning surgery to see if you are a candidate.
Blepharoplasty: Taking the Next Steps
Especially with aesthetic treatments, seeing is believing. On this page we showcase some before and afters, but we have many more blepharoplasty before and afters in our gallery. It will help you set expectations, and may help you discover questions you have about the procedure. Some of the answers to your questions may be found in the vendor brochures and educational materials, available for download on this page. In the patient education section of our site, you’ll find informative blogs, videos and podcasts on this topic and many other aesthetic treatments.
If you are interested in Blepharoplasty, the best way to affirm your candidacy is to consult with Dr. Folk in our Denver practice. Simply call our office, or submit a consultation request.
See our gallery for more blepharoplasty before and after images.