Types of Eyelid Surgery

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Philadelphia Eyelid Surgery - Dr. David BottgerDo your eyelids show signs of aging? Are you unhappy with the look of your eyelids due to loose or excess skin? Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, can help drastically improve the appearance of your eyelids, making your features look much more youthful. There are different types of eyelid surgery which include both upper eyelid surgery and lower eyelid surgery.

Upper eyelid surgery is performed on the upper eyelid and the incision is strategically placed in the crease of the eyelid. This procedure helps to improve the look of common eyelid problems such as:

  • Excess or sagging skin that hangs down near the eye
  • Fatty tissue that is causing skin to sag

Lower eyelid surgery is performed on the lower eyelid and the incision is strategically placed to be naturally hidden within the lines around the eyes. This procedure helps to improve the look of eyelid problems which include:

  • Wrinkled or sagging skin that droops down around the eye
  • Bags or puffiness near the eye due to excess fat

There are many ways in which lower eyelid surgery can be performed. Sometimes the excess fat is removed to reduce the look of bags around the eyes. Another technique removes excess fat, tightens the muscles and removes any excess skin to improve the appearance of bags or wrinkles in the eye region.

If you would like to find out if blepharoplasty can help improve the appearance of your eyelids, please contact Dr. David A. Bottger, M.D. today at 610-355-1929 for a consultation. We serve patients in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.