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Blepharoplasty

Eyes are one of the first features we notice and perhaps the most expressive part of the face. By looking into someone’s eyes, we instantly decide if they are friendly, sad, tired, angry or engaged. With so much focus on this facial feature, many men and women are concerned when their eyelids begin to show signs of aging. In Raleigh, blepharoplasty (also known as eyelid surgery or an eyelid lift) with Dr. Adam Stein rejuvenates the upper and lower eyelids to restore a more energetic appearance.

*What an Eyelid Lift Can Do for You

The delicate tissue surrounding the eyes is one of the first areas to sag. Blepharoplasty by Dr. Stein is a safe, effective procedure that can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. It brightens the eye area by treating:

  • Excess skin that droops over the eyes
  • Fatty deposits that cause puffiness
  • Bags under the eyes
  • Droopy lower eyelids

Dr. Stein is known for natural-looking results. In fact, if you look at our before and after photo gallery, you’ll see the dramatic difference blepharoplasty can make. But, if you just look at the “after” photos, you wouldn’t think that person had undergone surgery.

*Individual results may vary.

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*Procedure & Recovery

When performing an upper eyelid lift, Dr. Stein places an incision within the natural crease of the eyelid to reposition fat deposits, tighten muscles or remove excess skin. For the lower eyelids, the incision is usually placed inside the lower lid, leaving no visible scar. Occasionally, excess skin or lax muscle requires that Dr. Stein make an incision just beneath the lower lashes. In any case, Dr. Stein has refined his technique to minimize visible scarring.

For patients in Raleigh, eyelid surgery is a quick, easy and effective way to look as young as they feel. There is virtually no pain, and bruising and swelling is minimal. Most of our patients return to work within a few days and resume their exercise routine within two weeks. Results appear within several weeks and are long-lasting.

Lower Blepharoplasty

Upper Blepharoplasty

*Complementary Procedures

Many of Dr. Stein’s patients combine their eyelid lift with laser resurfacing for tighter, smoother eyelid skin. For even greater facial rejuvenation, some patients opt to have a facelift or a brow lift to reduce excess skin and wrinkles.

Your Consultation with Dr. Stein

In Raleigh, eyelid surgery restores the youthful appearance that droopy eyelids can betray. Dr. Stein specializes in facial procedures and brings an uncommon level of artistry to his work, resulting in a natural yet dramatic improvement. In your initial consultation, he takes the time to understand the look you want to achieve and discusses all of the factors that contribute to the success of your procedure.

Interested in learning more about an eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) procedure? 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.

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