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Don't Let Your Eyes Give Away Your Age

Get a Blepharoplasty at Belmont Plastic Surgery

You may not realize it, but the skin around your eyes can say quite a bit about your age - especially when you look in the mirror and see that extra skin around your lids that seems to be drooping more than it used to. There are many different ways to deal with this issue, but the best way to keep your youthful appearance intact is to get a Blepharoplasty. In searching for the best Blepharoplasty in Washington DC, your priority should be finding a skilled, board-certified plastic surgeon, like Dr. Jules Feledy or Dr. Eric Maiorino of Belmont Plastic Surgery.

What is an eyelid lift?

All Eyes on You?

Blepharoplasty is commonly known as an eyelid lift or eyelid surgery. It is a cosmetic procedure that can improve the appearance of your eyelids by removing excess skin that is wrinkled or aged. Droopy eyelids can be the result of a variety of factors, including age, sun exposure, or genetics. It can all be addressed by a skilled plastic surgeon. An eyelid lift surgery or blepharoplasty is a procedure to address:

  • Puffy bags beneath your eyes
  • Sagging or hooded upper eyelids
  • Eyelid skin that is excessive
  • Physical obstruction to your vision

Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino of Belmont Plastic Surgery in Washington DC performs many other facial plastic surgery procedures designed to give you a more youthful appearance. The best way to learn about these procedures is by scheduling a consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery. They will happily answer all your questions and explain how each procedure works. You may also want to ask about some non-surgical alternatives for improving your appearance.

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What are the benefits of a Blepharoplasty?

Restore Your Natural Beauty

The best blepharoplasty Washington DC patients can get is from Drs. Jules Feledy and Eric Maiorino at Belmont Plastic Surgery. An eyelid lift is an excellent solution for people who are tired of looking tired. Tired-looking eyes are often caused by excess skin that creates deeper eyelids and wrinkles under your eyes. If you’re self-conscious about bags, lines, or sagging eyelids, Dr. Feledy and Dr. Maiorino can help you look younger with a blepharoplasty procedure. The results of eyelid surgery can create a change in your appearance, which may cause you to look younger, leading to an improved quality of life and self-confidence. It is not uncommon for an eyelid lift to be combined with brow lift and neck lift surgery. These can also be performed simultaneously for even better results. By removing these signs of aging, Dr. Feledy and Dr. Maiorino can create beautiful results that leave their patients feeling confident again! Washington DC plastic surgeons Dr. Jules Feledy and Eric Maiorino offer more than 20 years of combined experience performing eyelid surgery. Contact us today to learn more about what happens during surgery and how to prepare for it!

Get Rid of Droopy Eyelids

Am I a good candidate for an Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is a procedure that can significantly improve your appearance, but it’s not for everyone. If you want to learn if you’re a good candidate for eyelid surgery, here are some questions to ask yourself:

  • Do I often look tired even though I get plenty of sleep?
  • Do I feel like I have dark circles under my eyes or deep lines on my lids?
  • Does excess skin make me feel self-conscious?
  • Are these issues causing distress or preventing me from doing things I enjoy?
  • Do others tell me that they notice these flaws as well?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, blepharoplasty may be right for you. The best candidates for blepharoplasty are healthy non-smokers with reasonable expectations about what the surgery can offer. Most Washington DC blepharoplasty patients tend to be above the age of 35, as this is when sagging or drooping eyelids can start to become a problem.

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"I had upper eyelids that were a little droopy, which made me look very stern. After my eyelid lift, my eyes are much more feminine, and my face has a happier, more approachable look to it. I can't thank Dr. Feledy and his staff enough. Best decision ever!””

— N.G.*

Flawless and Scarless

Your Blepharoplasty Procedure

Blepharoplasty is an outpatient procedure that typically takes one to two hours under local or IV sedation. It begins by making an incision along the natural fold of the eyelid, which ensures that scars will be virtually invisible. Excess skin is removed, along with some muscle and fat, and then the incision is closed.

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Rest Your Eyes

Blepharoplasty Recovery

You will receive a lubricating ointment that will help to protect your eyes from damage and dryness. You may have some tenderness and mild discomfort the day after your surgery. This can be treated with ice packs and over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol. For most patients, the initial redness and numbness will pass after several days, while others have experienced some swelling and bruising for one to two weeks after surgery. To help with any further discomfort, you may receive a prescription medication following the procedure.

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Just One Look…

Blepharoplasty Results

Once you have fully recovered from the eyelid surgery, the final results should be visible between 1-2 months. Due to the targeted nature of the incisions, the scar should be nearly invisible and your eyelids should appear smoother and firmer.

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A Youthful Look

Schedule your Washington DC Blepharoplasty consultation with Belmont Plastic Surgery today

If you are thinking about getting eye lift surgery, you need to schedule a consultation with Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino in either our office in Chevy Chase, Maryland, serving the greater D.C. area or our Northern VA office in Stafford, Virginia. The initial consultation normally takes around one hour. When meeting with the doctor, he will:

  • Discuss what you would like to achieve with your eyelid lift
  • Thoroughly examine you medically in relation to the procedure
  • Review and discuss exactly what his recommendations are and why

Belmont Plastic Surgery will make sure all questions you have about insurance and any financing aspects are completely understood. Contact us today and schedule your consultation with one of the best Washington DC plastic surgeons, Dr. Jules Feledy and Dr. Eric Maiorino. Through over two decades of practice combined, they have earned a reputation by performing an industry-leading eyelid lift that Washington DC and Northern VA residents have regularly recommended him for.

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"A person’s eyes are the window to their emotions and feelings. They say a lot about a person and are a special feature many individuals correctly value a lot. They are the most looked at portion of your body, and any surgical procedure related to them must be performed with extraordinary care.”

— Dr. Eric Maiorino

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Eyelid Surgery in Washington DC

See Belmont Plastic Surgery's Blepharoplasty before and after results. It is important to look at before and after images to get an idea of what can be achieved with a surgery and to help guide the process with the doctor of determining the outcome you are going for.

Upper Eyelid Surgery Before and After
Upper Eyelid Surgery Before and After

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Frequently Asked Questions

All surgeries carry some form of risk or complication that can be minimized by a qualified surgeon. The risks associated with eyelid surgery include injury to the facial nerves, infection, bleeding, and potential scarring. All efforts are taken to ensure any risks are mitigated. You may be required to see your eye doctor and complete a visual eye exam before you can undergo eyelid surgery for medical cases. Be sure to ask Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino about these risks during your consultation.

Blepharoplasty is usually a quick, outpatient procedure that can be performed under local anesthesia. However, some patients are nervous or anxious about surgery without significant sedation. In that case, Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino may recommend general anesthesia to maximize your comfort. Once you wake up from your eyelid lift surgery in Washington DC, you should be able to go home with a friend or family member. It is recommended that a friend or family member drive you home if the procedure is performed under local anesthesia as well as the eyelids can get swollen right after the procedure.

Schedule your consultation today

The surgeons at Belmont Plastic Surgery are here to help you take the next step on your aesthetic journey. Whether you want to restore what has been lost or improve upon what you already have, our surgeons will help you make the best possible choices for your care and deliver excellent results. Every day is an opportunity to live a more beautiful life. Seize your opportunity today with a consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery.

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