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Surprising Benefits of Blepharoplasty You May Not Have Known

An eye lift procedure, also known as a blepharoplasty, is a common facial rejuvenation surgery that can have many benefits. It involves removing excess fat and skin that may appear ‘puffy’ or causing your eyelids to droop. The main reason for patients having blepharoplasty surgery is to appear youthful and reduce the signs of ageing. However, there are also other surprising benefits of blepharoplasty that you may not have been aware of.

Here are some benefits that you can experience from having a blepharoplasty surgery that might be quite unexpected.

Benefits of blepharoplasty

1. Vision improves

Wanting to improve vision is one of the motivations behind patients having blepharoplasty. When your eyelids appear heavy and droopy, there can be cases where it can impair your vision. Although the main reason for the surgery will be aesthetic purposes, patients can be surprised by the expanded field of vision they can feel after the surgery.

2. Less wrinkles in your forehead

On occasions, excess skin in the eyelids can cause them to feel heavy. This can have you in the habit of raising your eyelids from time to time when they’re feeling uncomfortable or stressed. This repeated action can contribute towards deep lines forming in your forehead. Blepharoplasty surgery can likely reduce this habit and prevent it being a common issue in the future.

3. Eyes appearing youthful

Another of the benefits of blepharoplasty includes improving the appearance of eyes. This is probably one of the more unsurprising benefits of having eyelid surgery as surgery can enhance their appearance. Over time, ageing can change eye shape and have the skin appear heavier around the eyes. Blepharoplasty surgery can help to remove the excess weight that has formed over time.

4. Reduction of migraines

Studies have suggested that upper eyelid surgery can actually contribute towards migraine relief. Albeit, these studies have been small and more research will be required to fully understand whether it’s a proven benefit. However, the possibility that it has the potential to improve migraines is an added bonus.

5. Brighter looking eyes

As heavy skin forms around the eyes, it can cloud the eyes and prevent the iris from receiving natural lighting that helps to highlight its colour. This can make your eyes appear duller than they are and saturate the colour. By removing the excess fat, it can help to expose your eyes and provide them with more natural light to make them appear healthy and bright.

Choose blepharoplasty for the right reasons

The points highlighted above are surprising benefits of blepharoplasty, but aren’t necessarily the sole purposes why you’d go ahead with it. Here at Gary Ross, we want to make sure that you pick your surgery for the right reasons. Book a consultation with us today through our contact form where we can discuss the right options available to you and the pros and cons of blepharoplasty surgery

How to Prepare for Eyebrow Lift Surgery

Make sure you’re ready for eyebrow lift surgery

An increasingly popular facial rejuvenation procedure is eyebrow lift surgery. Otherwise known as a brow lift, this procedure is designed to rejuvenate the area above the eyes.

As you age you may find that your brow has become droopy, resulting in a ‘moody’ looking expression left constantly on the face. A brow lift can address this issue and leave you with a youthful looking upper eye/brow area.

Unlike eyelid rejuvenation procedures such as upper blepharoplasty, the purpose of eyebrow lift surgery is to lift the brows. In turn, this gives a more youthful appearance to the upper face.

Why choose brow lift surgery?

Patients may choose to undergo eyebrow lift surgery as an anti ageing facial rejuvenation treatment. This procedure can help to open up the eye area and upper face, giving a softer and ‘happier’ appearance.

It is also sought by patients with naturally sagging or low brows. For that reason, the average age of patients undergoing a brow lift varies. This is a surgical procedure and, therefore, comes with the same risks as any invasive procedure.

What happens during this procedure?

The ‘open’ brow lift is the more traditional technique, where an incision is made at ear level going along or slightly behind your natural hairline.

The skin is lifted, some of the tissue underneath is removed and the muscles are tightened before removing excess skin and closing the incision.

You can find out more about eyebrow lift surgery itself on the treatment page.

Is there a non-surgical alternative?

If you wish to try a non-surgical brow lift, there are ways of transforming the brows with injectables like dermal fillers and muscle relaxing injections. This cosmetic treatment is non-invasive.

‘Botox’ is a medical toxin that is strategically placed around the eyes, most commonly above the eyes, in order to lift the brow. A wider-eyed appearance is just one of the numerous benefits this kind of facial rejuvenation treatment can offer.

The other benefits of using Botox around the eyes can include improving droopy eyelids and lifting the eyes.

A consultation is recommended to ensure you understand the risks associated with surgery of this nature, as well as the rewards it offers, and you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have.

Brow lift cost

Brow lift cost differs from patient to patient. Each person will need a tailored procedure, and some require more technical work than others.

When it comes to brow lift cost, most patients agree the results make the cost worthwhile. You can find out more about eyebrow lift surgery and fees via the brow rejuvenation treatment page.

More information about eyebrow lift surgery

We welcome your questions and would be delighted to explain more about this facial rejuvenation procedure. Please email the team if you wish to ask a question, or alternatively, you can book a consultation with Mr Ross.

You can find out more information about brow lift surgery on the treatment pages.