The eyes are the window to your soul and play a vital role in defining your appearance. As you age, your eyes may become tired or droopy, which can impact your self-confidence. That’s where blepharoplasty comes into play – a transformative procedure designed to rejuvenate your eye area and restore a youthful, vibrant appearance. The skilled team at DFW Plastic Surgery in Fort Worth, TX, is here to guide you through this life-changing journey, helping you regain confidence and rediscover the most captivating version of yourself.
The Benefits of Getting Blepharoplasty
Blepharoplasty can provide several aesthetic and functional benefits, including:
- You can appear less “tired,” thanks to the removal of sagging or drooping skin.
- You can reduce the appearance of heavy bags just beneath the eyes.
- You may experience an improvement in your peripheral vision.
- You may also minimize the development of wrinkles and lines along the forehead.
- You can pair your eyelid surgery with a facelift or brow lift for optimal results.
Before And Afters
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Am I a Good Candidate?
During your initial consultation, Dr. Ducic will verify that you are a good candidate for a safe and successful blepharoplasty.
Blepharoplasty is Great If:
- You are in good health overall.
- You wish to eliminate signs of aging around the eyes.
- You have talked with Dr. Ducic and have clear, reasonable expectations.
How Old Do I Have to Be?
There is no age restriction for blepharoplasty, though patients under 18 need consent from a parent or guardian.
Taking the First Steps
You will meet with Dr. Ducic in a relaxed, confidential consultation area to discuss your aesthetic goals, discuss possible treatment options, and develop a personalized plan that matches your objectives. Dr. Ducic will also take your full medical history, ensuring you qualify for eyelid surgery.
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Dr. Yadro Ducic, MD, is a widely sought-after facial plastic surgeon known for his high level of clinical acumen and his command of cutting-edge techniques. Double board-certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Ducic possesses advanced training and experience in all aspects of facial restoration, including cosmetic and reconstructive approaches. In addition to authoring over 180 publications and lecturing at universities, Dr. Ducic has introduced innovative techniques in head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery, significantly transforming how surgeons perform these procedures worldwide.
The Blepharoplasty Process Explained
Depending on your aesthetic goals, you may have blepharoplasty performed on your upper or lower eyelids, or both. Dr. Ducic will administer general anesthesia first, which promotes your comfort throughout the procedure.
An incision is carefully made along the natural fold of the upper eyelid, allowing for the removal and reshaping of excess skin and fat tissue. This procedure effectively reduces sagging and puffiness in the upper eye area.
Typically, an incision is made inside the eyelid, remaining concealed. Dr. Ducic will remove excess fat deposits and, if necessary, create a small incision beneath the lashes addressing loose skin. For older patients or those with loose eyelid skin, he may use a canthus suspension technique to prevent laxity post-surgery.
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Recovery and Aftercare
After the procedure, you may experience swelling, bruising, and irritation around the eyes. To alleviate these symptoms, use prescribed pain medication and ensure sufficient rest. While many patients can resume work approximately a week post-surgery, it’s advisable to refrain from strenuous activities and exercise for a few weeks.
Can Blepharoplasty Be Performed in Combination With Other Procedures?
Depending on your needs, you can combine blepharoplasty with a facelift, a neck lift, and/or injectable fillers. Some patients even combine eyelid surgery with breast augmentation, since both procedures require general anesthesia.
How Long Do the Results Last?
The results of blepharoplasty can be very long-lasting, especially if you maintain a generally healthy lifestyle and carefully adhere to post-surgical instructions.
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You’re In Good Hands with DFW Plastic Surgery
At DFW Plastic Surgery, we prioritize patient safety, comfort, and exceptional outcomes. Our renowned surgeon, Dr. Yadro Ducic, MD, holds dual board certifications in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery. His advanced training and extensive experience demonstrate his unwavering dedication to providing high-quality care.
To schedule a consultation in Fort Worth, TX, contact DFW Plastic Surgery at (817) 920-0484.