Your face tells the world who and what you are. Even minor imperfections in your face can lead to drastic changes in your appearance. There are certain parts of your face that show your defects more than others. Number one on this list is your eyes. This is because your eyes are the first place that people look when they see your face. If you have a defect on your eyelid(s), it can completely change the way you look. Conversely, repairing defects on your eyelid(s) via reconstructive eyelid surgery can improve your appearance, making you look and feel more attractive.
There are a lot of circumstances where reconstructive eyelid surgery should be considered. You may have congenital defects on your eyelids, or the defect may be caused by trauma or by surgery. In some instances, minor injuries to your eyelid will heal on their own after about 10 days. Other minor defects may heal with stitches.
In other instances, the trauma, the injury or the removal of a cancerous or noncancerous growth may lead to a defect on your eyelid that affects the entire eyelid. This may require a more complicated reconstruction. In order to accomplish this, our surgeon can use reconstructive eyelid surgery.
Depending on the complexity of your surgery and the details of the issue you are having treated, our surgeon is going to use a variety of techniques during the procedure. He will make sure to discuss this information with you during the initial consultation at his office.
Since this is a surgical procedure, it does require an in-depth consultation with our surgeon and his team of professionals. During this time, we can learn about your health and medical history as well as your goals for your appearance. We can go over the details of reconstructive eyelid surgery with you, including what to expect before, during and after the procedure. For example, you should expect some downtime. This time frame will vary depending on the procedure that you had and how well your body repairs itself.
Do you have a Chalazion or a scar on your eyelid that is negatively affecting your appearance? Make an appointment at the office of Syed Ahmad, MD in Plano to learn more information about reconstructive eyelid surgery. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!