Over time, some people may begin to develop sagging eyelids and even drooping eyebrows, which can result in difficulties with vision in more severe cases. This condition is known as dermatochalasis. Some individuals that develop this condition desire to have corrective treatments performed solely for cosmetic reasons. There are various treatment options available today to correct dermatochalasis. Patients that develop drooping eyelids on the upper eyelid area which is better treated with a surgical blepharoplasty that surgically corrects it.
Each patient with dermatochalasis should seek a consultation with an evaluation from a medical professional about these types of eyelid and brow concerns to determine the best route of action for treatment. In cases where the patient presents with both brow and eyelid drooping, an eyelid lift plus a brow lift can achieve amazing results. These procedures can give the patient a younger appearance, and their usual expression can become improved. Speak with our qualified surgeon prior to deciding on an effective treatment plan.
Our well-experienced eye surgeon can determine if there are additional problems to consider before determining the best action. Generally, these procedures are quite effective, have little risks, and achieve great results when performed by an eye specialist that has experience in these types of procedures. If left untreated, patients can begin to develop difficulty with vision and eye movement limitations.
The first step in treating this issue is to consult with our experienced doctor that has a specialty in handling these sorts of dermatochalasis problems. The good news is that advances in medical and cosmetic treatments make treating this concern easier than in years past. Many patients that have undergone this treatment have been very satisfied with their improved, younger, and the natural look of their facial expressions. In a blepharoplasty, our surgeon can excise the stretched out eyelid tissue and lift up the eye corners to look like a normal expression again.
After any treatment on or around the eye area, it is imperative to follow post-op instructions carefully for best results and faster healing times. Then, patients should learn the proper way to care for their delicate eye areas to avoid further problems later on. Some patients only require a simple procedure to fix the issue. Others that have more severe visual disturbances might need more advanced surgical fixes to eliminate their concerns.
If you are unsatisfied with the appearance of your eyelids or eyebrow position, reach out to the professionals here at the office of Syed Ahamed, MD to learn more. Contact us today and schedule your consultation for your dermatochalasis!