Archive | Eyelid Surgery


How Do I know If Eyelid Surgery Is Right for Me?

Patients typically choose eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) for one of two reasons: to address signs of aging around the eyes or to correct an upper eyelid that is obstructing vision. By eliminating excess fat and skin, recontouring the fat, and tightening the skin and muscles around the eye, Drs. David Kriet and Clinton Humphrey can rejuvenate […]

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Dr. J. David Kriet and Dr. Clinton D. Humphrey discuss blepharoplasty.

Kansas City Facial Plastic Surgeons Highlight What to Expect for Eyelid Surgery

Dr. J. David Kriet and Dr. Clinton D. Humphrey of KU Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery cover everything from candidacy to recovery for patients interested in blepharoplasty. Kansas City, KS — Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as eyelid surgery, is a facial rejuvenation procedure designed to address various signs of aging on the eyelids and surrounding […]

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Recovery from Eyelid Surgery

Following your eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), some moderate swelling and minor bruising can be expected, but this should dissipate over the course of about one to two weeks. To help diminish both of these postoperative symptoms, keeping your head in an elevated position for the first few days of recovery is typically recommended. Additionally, gently applying […]

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Am I a Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Virtually any man or woman who has developed signs of aging on the upper and/or lower eyelids can be considered a candidate for eyelid surgery. Medically referred to as blepharoplasty, this rejuvenative procedure is designed to reduce the appearance of various age-related concerns on the eyelids for a more youthful, rested appearance. Depending on the […]

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