Eyelid Surgery

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The most delicate of our skin is on our face, particularly around our eyes.  As such,  it is often the first area of our bodies to begin to show signs of aging. If you are unhappy with the appearance of the skin around your eyes, eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, may be the best option for you. At Southeastern Plastic Surgery, eyelid surgery patients come from communities surrounding Tallahassee to entrust their eyes to our expert plastic surgeons.

What Is Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery, also known as a blepharoplasty, is performed to rejuvenate the upper and/or lower eyelids. For many people, one of the first areas of the face that those common, unwanted signs of aging start to set in is in the delicate skin around the eyes. The thin skin of the upper and lower eyelids can be more prone to lines, creases, wrinkles, sagging and puffiness. An eyelid lift procedure can create a more youthful and awake appearance.

Can Eyelid Surgery Be Combined with Other Procedures?

Often combined with other facial rejuvenation procedures such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers like JUVÉDERM®, brow lift or even facelift surgery.  Eyelid surgery is incredibly successful in creating a younger, more alert appearance in patients. During your consultation Dr. Ben Kirbo, Dr. Laurence Rosenberg or Dr. Chris DeRosier will assess your facial rejuvenation options and determine if eyelid surgery is the best bet for you.

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Who is a Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Blepharoplasty is a procedure used to correct drooping upper eyelids and eliminate puffiness of the lower eyelids. The technique brightens the eyes leaving a more youthful and rested appearance. Candidates for eyelid surgery often have the following signs of aging:

  • Heavy, sagging, upper eyelids
  • Excess skin and folds, creases, wrinkles
  • Bottom eyelids that are sagging or have puffiness

What Is Eyelid Surgery Recovery Like?

Most people feel ready to go out in public and back to work in seven to 10 days.

Please call Southeastern Plastic Surgery, P.A., located in Tallahassee, FL at (850) 219-2000 or contact our cosmetic coordinator today for a private consultation with one of our board-certified physicians, Dr. Ben Kirbo, Dr. Laurence Rosenberg and Dr. Chris DeRosier.


“Well worth every penny spent”

Dr. Kirbo performed an upper eye lift on me nearly 1 year ago. I could not believe the difference in my appearance. I ran into someone I had not seen in years and asked if he remembered me; his reply was, “I remember those eyes”. I had just had the surgery 2 months prior; made my day. Dr. Kirbo was very professional and did a phenomenal job on my surgery. I would get this procedure again as it was not painful and well worth every penny spent.

“I look as young as I feel”

My puffy eyelids and wrinkles made me feel old and out of shape every time I looked in the mirror. After my eyelid surgery, I look as young as I feel.

“Thank you for my excellent care”

Dr. Rosenberg and Staff,

I want to thank you for my excellent care before, during and after my lower eyelid surgery. Thank you too for the beautiful flower arrangement; what a pleasant surprise! Everyone has been so kind and I certainly appreciate it when I look in the mirror, even though I still see some swelling, it is so nice not to see bags!”

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