Eye lifts in Charlotte, NC will take years off your looks
Eye lifts in Charlotte, NC are great for those who are in your fifties or late forties and want to make yourself look younger, more attractive and more energetic, it’s been shown by studies that getting an eye lift works. We focus more on the eyes than on any other part of the face, and most of the expression in the eyes is dictated by the lids and brows — the expansion and contraction of the pupils is a secondary factor.
You might also need upper eye lid surgery to improve your vision. Heavy eyelids and weakening eyelid muscles may make it hard to see properly if you can’t quite open your eyes all the way. The good news is that if this is why you need eye lid surgery, you might be able to get insurance or Medicaid to cover part of the costs.
All cosmetic surgeons use sutures thinner than eyelashes, and carefully measure how much skin to remove so that your eyelids look younger while still protecting your eyes. Beyond that, different surgeons perform eye lifts in different ways. Some prefer to use local anesthesia, while others use general anesthesia.
Preparing for an eye lift and recovery- Eye lifts in Charlotte, NC
In order to get upper eyelid surgery, you have to be sure it’s right for you. You should have well-recessed eyes, and should not have blurry vision, double vision, dry eyes, thyroid problems or diabetes.
If you smoke, you should stop a couple of weeks before the operation. You should also stay away from alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, anti-inflammatory drugs or certain herbal supplements. Tell your surgeon as soon as possible on about any other medications you take, and follow his or her advice on taking them while you recover.
The thing about getting an eye lift done in summer in Charlotte, NC is that it’s a better idea to stay indoors afterward, or at least wear sunglasses. Your eyes are going to need a rest from the summer sun for a week or so. Listen to music or books on tape to give yourself something to do while your eyes are closed. There may be some itchiness or dryness. The stitches should dissolve or be taken out around five days after the surgery.
Eye lifts in Charlotte, NC- Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon
Dr. Sean Freeman is Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon. He has practiced only facial plastic surgery since 1988, including procedures on the eyelids. He runs a state-of-the-art facility and has made a YouTube video that explains the procedure and shows several before and after photos of his eye lift patients. If you’re interested in an eye lift, make an appointment today or ask for an online consultation so you can take advantage of the discount on the consultation fee.