Under eye bags or eyebags as they’re sometimes called, are a major concern for many aging patients. Some worry that their eyes are making them look tired, worn-out, or just plain angry. Others are bothered by the appearance of droopy skin or dark shadows to the point of avoiding social situations. Whatever the reason you’re unhappy with eyebags, Stein Plastic Surgery is here to help.
Dr. Stein routinely performs lower eyelid surgeries, which are called lower blepharoplasty surgeries for patients who want to correct moderate to severe eyebags. Lower eyelid surgery is a safe and effective way for patients to look years younger with a quick, outpatient procedure.
How Does Lower Blepharoplasty Work?
Lower blepharoplasty surgery is done in our state-of-the-art nationally accredited surgical facility. Dr. Stein uses advanced surgical techniques to effectively address under-eye eyebags. In most cases, Dr. Stein can complete lower blepharoplasty surgery in less than 30 minutes. The procedure is virtually painless with minimal side effects and no visible scarring.
Dr. Stein is a double Board-Certified surgeon who specializes in aesthetic facial procedures of all types. Throughout his 26-year career, he’s helped thousands of men and women reverse visible signs of aging and sun-damage. Dr. Stein crafts personalized treatment plans for each of his patients according to their individual needs and goals.
Lower Blepharoplasty: Results & Recovery
Because blepharoplasty is an outpatient procedure, you’ll be able to head home the same day. We typically recommend at least several days for rest and recovery. However, most patients are able to return to non-strenuous activities in just a few days. Side effects are minimal but may include redness, swelling, tenderness, or temporary blurred vision.
Initial results from lower eyelid surgery can be seen shortly after your surgery. A more youthful-looking you will gradually emerge over 1-2 weeks as post-op swelling fully subsides. Eyelid surgery is a long-lasting procedure, and most patients only need one in a lifetime to maintain a naturally well-rested appearance.
Is Lower Blepharoplasty Right for You?
You may be a suitable candidate for lower eyelid surgery if you’re bothered by unwanted eye bags or puffiness under the eyes. Oftentimes the puffiness or bags under the eyes can cause dark shadows often referred to as dark circles under the eyes. Otherwise healthy adults with realistic expectations can benefit from the procedure. Although it is not absolutely necessary, it is recommended that patients quit smoking as far in advance of the procedure as possible.
Patients who also have baggy or puffy upper eyelids may also take advantage of combination blepharoplasty procedures. Dr. Stein will perform a full facial assessment and talk to you about your concerns. Afterward, he’ll customize a treatment plan to help you reach your end-goals.
I scheduled s consultant with Dr. Stein for lower blepharoplasty. He was very attentive and knowledgeable and answered my questions without making me feel overlooked. The atmosphere in his practice eased me and I cannot say enough wonderful things about his staff, starting from the receptionist to the procedure area. The results exceeded my expectations and I am so happy with my results. I couldn’t think of any other surgeon that I would trust to perform any of his areas of specialty for me. I highly recommend Dr. Stein to anyone who would be looking for natural looking results and the aftercare is a plus. He called me at home later that day to make sure I was doing ok. Hands down Dr. Stein is the BEST!
Take the Next Step
Interested in learning more about blepharoplasty procedures? To meet with Dr. Stein, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, request a consultation at our practice by filling out the form on this page. Or, call our office at (919) 261-7099 to schedule your appointment. Stein Plastic Surgery serves patients in the Raleigh & Durham, NC areas.
*Individual results may vary.