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Rejuvenate Your Eyes for a Youthful Look

Blepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid surgery, is designed to rejuvenate the upper and lower eyelids. By addressing excess skin, protruding fat, and other age-related changes, Dr. Saxon helps patients achieve a refreshed and youthful appearance, enhancing the eyes’ natural beauty and improving overall facial aesthetics.
Blepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid surgery, is designed to rejuvenate the upper and lower eyelids. By addressing excess skin, protruding fat, and other age-related changes, Dr. Saxon helps patients achieve a refreshed and youthful appearance, enhancing the eyes’ natural beauty and improving overall facial aesthetics.

Make Your Eyes Look Alert & Youthful

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Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a specialized surgical procedure to enhance the appearance of the upper and lower eyelids. Whether it’s to rectify hooding caused by excess skin, reduce puffy bags due to protruding fat, or a combination of both, this surgery revitalizes the eye region. The result is a brighter, more alert look, diminishing signs of aging and fatigue and restoring facial harmony.

Before & After

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What is a


Upper Eyelid Surgery

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Upper eyelid surgery specifically targets the upper eyelid region. It addresses concerns like excess skin that leads to hooding or drooping over the eyes. The procedure involves making a discreet incision in the eyelid’s natural crease, allowing for the removal of excess skin and protruding fat. The result is a more open, refreshed eye appearance, eliminating the tired or aged look often associated with sagging upper lids.

Upper Blepharoplasty + Brow Lift

Dr. Saxon often combines upper blepharoplasty with a brow lift procedure for comprehensive facial rejuvenation. This approach addresses excess skin and fat on the upper eyelids and lifts sagging eyebrows. By carefully tailoring these techniques to each patient’s unique needs, Dr. Saxon achieves a harmonious and balanced aesthetic outcome. Combining these procedures can result in a more youthful and alert appearance, enhancing overall facial symmetry.
Lower eyelid surgery focuses on rejuvenating the area beneath the eyes. This procedure addresses concerns like protruding fat that gives a puffy appearance and excess, sagging skin. Incisions can be made just beneath the eyelashes or even inside the eyelid, ensuring minimal visible scarring. The result is a reduction in under-eye bags and a smoother, more youthful contour, effectively diminishing signs of aging and tiredness in the area.

Lower Eyelid Surgery

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Dr. Saxon’s

Unique Blepharoplasty Approach

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Dr. Saxon performs the innovative pinch blepharoplasty technique to address minimal excess skin in the lower eyelids. This minimally aggressive approach involves pinching and removing the surplus skin, leaving only a row of stitches underneath. Since this method requires a smaller incision, scarring is virtually imperceptible, resulting in a natural and refreshed appearance. You can expect reduced downtime and a swift recovery after this technique.

What is Recovery Like After Blepharoplasty?

  • You’ll have stitches in the crease of your upper or lower eyelid. These might dissolve on their own, or Dr. Saxon might remove them in 3-4 days.
  • Swelling and bruising are most noticeable in the first 1-2 days. You’ll get instructions on using ice and keeping your head elevated to minimize these.
  • Temporary dry eyes are common. Artificial tears will help for a few weeks, especially if you already have dry eyes.
  • Once the swelling goes down, you can wear sunglasses and return to most daily activities.
  • The eyelid incisions usually heal very well with minimal scarring.

Blepharoplasty FAQs

What is the ideal age for blepharoplasty?
There is no fixed age for blepharoplasty, as candidacy depends on individual factors. Some individuals undergo the procedure in their 30s, while others may opt for it later in life when age-related changes become more pronounced.
The duration of blepharoplasty varies, but on average, it takes about 1 to 2 hours.
Discomfort is common after the procedure, but it’s managed with pain medications prescribed by Dr. Saxon. Most patients report only mild to moderate discomfort and take only Tylenol or ibuprofen.
Recovery times vary, but most individuals can return to work and normal activities within 7 to 10 days. Strenuous exercise may need to be avoided for a few weeks.
While blepharoplasty can provide long-lasting results, it doesn’t stop the natural aging. Over time, some age-related wrinkles, sagging, and other changes may occur.
Dr. Saxon makes incisions in discrete areas of the eyelids to reduce visible scarring. For upper eyelids, incisions are typically made in the natural crease of the upper eyelids, and for lower eyelids, they can be hidden beneath the eyelashes or inside the eyelid.
While blepharoplasty primarily addresses the eyelids, it can be combined with a brow lift to address sagging eyebrows and achieve a more harmonious rejuvenation of the eye area.


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Why Choose Saxon MD?

Dr. Sarah Saxon is a double-board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Austin and Dallas, Texas. Her patients come from all over the country to enjoy her artistic surgical experience for natural and beautiful results. Her extensive decade-long training in facial plastic surgery ensures that she has the training, skills, expertise, and instincts to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Dr. Saxon’s commitment to personalized care and forging long-term relationships with patients makes her the ideal choice. Schedule a consultation to explore your eyelid surgery options today.

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