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Eye Lifts Specialist

Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery located in Kingsport, TN

Eye lifts are an effective surgical procedure that dramatically reverses some of the most visible signs of aging. At Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC in Kingsport, Tennessee, the board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Huddleston, performs eye lifts, transforming and enhancing a patient’s look. To schedule a consultation with this experienced surgeon, call the office or book online today.

Eye Lifts Q & A

What are eye lifts?

Eye lifts, also known as blepharoplasty, are a surgical procedure that focuses on creating a younger, more refreshed look around your eyes. 

During the procedure, your plastic surgeon at Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC removes excess skin and fat from your eyelids and repositions any remaining fat and muscle to smooth out droopy, saggy eyelids.

Aging affects the strength and elasticity of your skin. The skin surrounding your eyes is thin and more vulnerable to the structural changes that occur with aging. Without the strength and elasticity, your eyelids droop or sag, and the fat shifts, creating the undereye bags. Saggy eyelids may also obstruct your vision. 

Eye lifts are a cosmetic procedure that improves these structural changes to restore your youthful look. 

Who benefits from eye lifts?

Anyone struggling with saggy, droopy eyelids or bags under the eyes may benefit from an eye lift. At Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC, the plastic surgeon performs eye lifts on people of all ages.  

While droopy and baggy eyelids are associated with aging, some people inherit genes that lead to premature eyelid sagging, puffiness, or dark circles. These physical changes affect their look and may make them appear worn out and older than their age.

No matter your age, if you have concerns about how your eyes affect your look, schedule a consultation at Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC to discuss your options. 

What happens during eye lifts?

The skilled plastic surgeon at Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC creates individualized eye lift surgical plans after a consultation. They review the details of the procedure at your pre-surgical visit, so you know what to expect.

During the procedure, your surgeon removes excess skin and fat and repositions the muscles and tendons to rejuvenate your look. They may address both the upper and lower eyelids, depending on your needs.

For some patients, Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC may combine an eye lift with a facelift for more dramatic results. 

What happens after eye lifts?

After your eye lift, you may experience some swelling and bruising. However, these side effects disappear within a week or two. 

Eye lifts can restore a more youthful look; however, your face continues to age. To prolong the benefits of your surgery, Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC recommends you apply moisturizer and sunscreen to your face and the skin around your eyes daily.

To reverse the signs of aging, call Sam W Huddleston IV MD PC, or schedule your eye lift consultation online today.