What is an Eyelid Lift?
An eyelid lift is a facial plastic surgery procedure aimed at removing excess, hanging skin and fat pads from around the eyes. These can contribute to a tired or aged look, even when you feel young. Many men benefit from upper eyelid surgery, lower eyelid surgery, or a combination of both, and can even benefit from removing skin that hangs into their field of vision. In most cases, you can combine your eyelid surgery with other facial procedures like rhinoplasty or a facelift.
Eyelid Lift Candidates
Men who can benefit most from an eyelid lift are those who have puffiness or sagging eyelids, either upper or lower, that cause them to look aged or tired. Because the eyelid lift requires surgery, it’s important to be in good overall health and able to commit to downtime afterward. Dr. Diktaban will discuss your best options for facial plastic surgery during a consultation. In some cases, men can benefit from mini-surgical options like AccuTite™ instead of an eyelid lift.
What Happens During an Eyelid Lift?
Dr. Diktaban can perform eyelid surgery right in our state-of-the-art Manhattan office. There are two different types of eyelid surgery, and one or both may be better for you based on your goals and anatomy.
Upper Eyelid Surgery
The upper eyelid lift is best for men who have hanging, sagging eyelids that cover the mobile eyelid or hang over their field of vision. Using an incision in the natural crease of the eye, Dr. Diktaban can remove loose skin and fat and lift the tissues to a more upright position. The incision is then closed with special sutures.
Lower Eyelid Surgery
This option can be performed with an incision on the inside of the lower eyelid. This allows Dr. Diktaban to reposition fat and underlying tissues to a more rejuvenated, upright position. Once the skin is smoothed and any excess is removed, the incisions are closed and made ready for recovery.
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Results and Recovery
Eyelid surgery comes with at least one week away from work, depending on your job. That’s because many men experience dryness and light sensitivity after eyelid surgery, as well as the usual swelling and bruising. Dr. Diktaban will provide aftercare instructions like keeping your head elevated, avoiding exercise, and taking prescribed medications to manage discomfort and swelling. It can take a few months before you see your final results, but many men see a noticeable improvement in their profile, looking more alert, awake, and refreshed.
Schedule a Consultation
Eyelid surgery can be an excellent option for men hoping to boost their profile for a younger, more energetic look. To meet with Dr. Diktaban and discuss the best plastic surgery procedures for men, we invite you to contact our Manhattan office by calling or filling out our online form.