About Eyelid Surgery
The eyes are an attractive aspect of the face that deserve to be seen; however an abundance of skin on top or around the eyes can render an unflattering look. Houston, TX plastic surgeon Dr. S. Benjamin Albright performs blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, to lift and tighten the upper or lower eyelid, creating a younger and awakened facial appearance. Countless men and women have eyelid surgery at Albright Plastic Surgery to correct sagging skin, which helps with both function and appearance. Whether upper or lower, eyelid surgery creates a softer, younger appearance and can produce subtle yet striking improvements.
Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that is popular among both men and women. During the initial consult, treatment alternatives will be provided based on the condition that need to be addressed. Most often, ideal candidates are impaired by excess, sagging skin and folds on the upper eyelid or puffy skin below bottom eyelid. These conditions can cause function problems which can hinder of everyday life. For a rejuvenated facial appearance, eyelid surgery may be the right treatment for you. If you have excess, hanging skin on the upper eyelid, or bulges and puffiness under the eyes, blepharoplasty can repair this to give you a softer appearance.
"Dr. Albright has a kind, personable bedside manner and his staff are wonderful. He listened to my wants, concerns and needs and help me to make the best decision for me. He even took an extra hour answering all my questions to eliminate any fears I had. I couldn't be happier with the results and I highly recommend him to all my friends."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Feb 18, 2020
"Dr. Allbright is an intelligent, caring, and fantastic doctor! He genuinely listens to your concerns and he is very willing to work with you and whatever your needs are. I have heard a few people say that Dr. Allbright is young, So they are concerned with his skill level. My comment to that, Dr. Allbright was trained in the best technology possible and he is super amazing in his abilities. I would prefer Dr. Allbright to have me in surgery for 13 hours rather than someone that is twice his age. My results have been completely amazing and although my original reason to see him was because of a diagnosis of breast cancer, he has truly helped to enhance my life and has made the best of a bad situation. His entire staff is extremely knowledgeable and they are so very caring. Anytime I called with a question, One of his staff got with me very quickly. I cannot rave enough about this amazing person. He truly treats you as an individual and not at all as just another client. He actually remembers things from your last visit. He is one of a kind!!!"- J.L. / Google / Aug 02, 2019
"Excellent dr. Explains everything, is very patient and will answer all your questions. Gone above and beyond!! Great assistant and the women at front desk and that work there are the best. He’s usually in the Woodlands but he’s A+."- K. / Google / Jul 27, 2019
"Very Caring and Wise - We found a doctor who really cares and the office staff goes over and beyond to help the patient."- Anonymous / Vitals / Sep 06, 2016
"Awesome Experience - Could not be happier with Dr. Albright and his staff. His nurse, Carrie, does an excellent job explaining everything and setting everything up. She is also available by phone or e-mail at all times and responds quickly. Dr. Albright is just incredible. He is personable, kind, patient and spends a great deal of time with you to be sure that you understand everything and know what to expect. He was able to take a very uncomfortable situation and put me at ease with his professionalism and kindness. I have no regrets in having my procedure done or in my choice in a plastic surgeon."- Anonymous / Vitals / Aug 24, 2016
Plan Your Procedure
what to expect
During blepharoplasty, depending on the nature of the surgery, general anesthesia or IV sedation will be used. This cosmetic procedure may be done on the upper eyelid alone, on the bottom portion, or a combination of both treatments at once.
Upper blepharoplasty assists in reducing the loose of skin that droops over the eye and attains a more flattering look. An incision is usually made along the natural crease to remove skin and tissue.
Lower bleph is performed to reduce bulging, bloated skin underneath the lower eyelid. The incision is made below the lash line to allow access to remove fat, and the skin is gently lifted to create a flatter, smoother look. In some cases, a nonsurgical laser treatment can be performed to assist with discoloration, while injectable fillers can be used for additional volume and smoothness if needed.
Eyelid surgery can last up to two hours depending on whether one or both eyes are treated. After surgery, patients should allow several days to rest. Cold compression can help reduce swelling, bruising, and discomfort. The results from eyelid surgery can last years and even though the results are lasting, the aging process does not stop. To continue to enhance the surgical outcomes, nonsurgical treatments such as injections, filllers, and laser can be paired to create a glowing appearance.
Look More Awake
If you have vision impairment due to excess skin on the upper eyelid or suffer from puffy bags under your eyes, then cosmetic eyelid surgery at Albright Plastic Surgery may be right for you. This treatment can help you look younger and more alert. We invite you to call our office in Houston, TX to make a consultation with Dr. Albright.