John Bitner MD

Are you considering having eyelid surgery? Many people do choose to go this route and there are many good reasons for doing so. As you age, it is going to show up in all parts of your body. This includes your face and most specifically, your eyes. Your eyes and the skin around them is very susceptible to showing aging. This is because the skin around your eyes is very thin. Even with careful care such as washing your makeup off daily and using good moisturizers and eye creams, the aging process is going to show quickly there. When this happens, you are apt to notice creases, fine lines and wrinkles. It may even appear as if your eyelid has fallen somewhat, making you look less awake than you used to look.

If you are a woman, this can be a very problematic issue. It becomes more difficult to do your eye makeup. You feel as if you are almost calling attention to your eyes if you wear certain types of makeup yet you want to show off your still beautiful eyes that are now surrounded by aging skin.

Having eyelid surgery can literally shave years off of your face. It will make you look much younger. It gives your eyes a natural lift as all of those creases and wrinkles seem to just be smoothed away. Your eye makeup will go on better and you will once again have a beautiful and youthful appearance.

This is also a surgery that has good results without having such a drastic impact that people will notice exactly what you have done. Most likely, people will just notice that you look better. They may describe you looking more relaxed or well rested. They will know something is different but may not be able to put their finger on it. Don’t be surprised if you begin to get lots of compliments from all who know you. People may even ask if you have changed your hair style or what you are doing differently because they notice but can’t quite put their finger on it. Meanwhile, your little secret is safe and you are looking and feeling better than you have in years.