As the focal point of the face, the eyes are the one feature associated most with personal identity. Aging eyelids can obscure youth, happiness, and the way you truly feel about yourself, making you look tired, sad, and older than you really are. Dr. Dominic Castellano, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, offers an effective solution: blepharoplasty. This procedure, often called eyelid surgery, helps Tampa women and men rejuvenate their upper and lower eyelids to give them a younger and more refreshed look.
To find out more about the eyelid lift, other facial cosmetic surgery options, and non-invasive procedures in Tampa, Florida, at Elite Facial Plastic Surgery, please request a complimentary consultation online, or call our office at 813-975-3223. We look forward to helping you improve your appearance and your confidence.
Before & After Eyelid Surgery
The benefits of eyelid surgery may include*:
- A more youthful appearance
- Improved vision
- The removal of excess skin and fat
- Reduced bruising and swelling
Dr. Dominic Castellano
Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon
Board certified in both facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (head-neck surgery), Dr. Dominic performs cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck exclusively. His expertise and exceptional outcomes earned him the 2019 Top Doc award for facial plastic surgeon by Tampa Magazine.Read His Bio Request Your Free Consultation
Eyelid Lift Procedure
Over time, the upper lids begin to sag, droop, and appear puffy, due to fat deposits and loss of skin elasticity. Upper eyelid surgery removes excess skin and fat from the upper eyelids. A small incision is made in the natural fold of the eyelid. This hides the scar very well and is not easily observable post surgery. The incision is made with the use of a laser which helps in the precision and reduces swelling and bruising. Patients report a more rested and refreshed appearance. Some patients even have improved vision as the eyelid is no longer “resting” and impairing their vision.
Puffiness or bags in the lower eyelids can occur due to aging or as a familial trait. The skin may become redundant and dark circles may appear. The puffiness is due to fat from around the eye bulging forward. Lower lid blepharoplasty treats the puffiness by removing or re-positioning the excess fat. Dr. Dominic does this with an internal incision made with the laser to reduce bruising and swelling. Laser skin resurfacing can be incorporated to smooth and tighten the lower lid skin.
This procedure is performed at our in office surgical suite and can generally take about one hour.
Dr. Dominic is well known for preserving the patient’s natural features and not making them look surprised or like someone else. Our caring and attentive post-operative staff will assist you with your recovery which will take a few days.
*The results and experiences depicted illustrate results you may achieve if you choose to have a plastic surgery procedure. Individual results and experiences may vary by patient.