Cosmetic surgery has long been known to enhance appearance, but there are many necessary procedures within oculoplastics that are necessary to improve your vision. These surgeries should be undertaken by a specialist – someone who’s not only board certified in ophthalmology but who specializes in reconstructive surgery.
Blepharoplasty is surgery to repair droopy eyelids that may involve removing excess skin, muscle and fat. The more you age, your eyelids stretch and the muscles that support them weaken. Excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing the eyebrows to sag, droopiness occurs in the upper lid and bags under your eyes form.