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Can an Eyelid Lift Improve Vision?

While lower eyelid surgery is performed to address common cosmetic concerns and reverse facial aging, upper eyelid surgery can restore lost function of the eyelid as well as improve the appearance. When the upper eyelid becomes weighed down with excess fat and skin, the eyelid can actually droop into the field of vision, limiting the […]

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What Are the Benefits of Eyelid Surgery?

Due to the delicate nature of the skin, the areas around the eyes can be particularly prone to showing signs of aging. Excess or sagging skin, fat deposits, and loosened muscles can all cause the eyelids to droop. With eyelid surgery, our facial plastic surgeons can address both cosmetic and functional concerns of the upper […]

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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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