Ptosis of the upper eyelid is the medical term that describes a droopy eyelid. The eyelid usually droops because of thinning or tearing of the eyelid levator muscle. Because of this you may be unable to fully elevate your eyelids, which can affect your vision, more specifically the superior portions of the visual field. Droopy eyelid surgery corrects a hooded, droopy eyelid and lifts the position of the eyelid margin which has dropped causing a tired appearance.Dr. Hovsepian uses innovative techniques to reposition the droopy eyelid, including reducing excess, obstructive skin and repositioning the muscles to create a brighter, natural-looking appearance to the eyelids.
Utilizing his surgical skills to restore a more youthful, energetic, and natural appearance; Dr. Hovsepian realizes the importance of minimizing incisions and utilizes minimally-invasive techniques. Emphasizing the importance of a comfortable and caring patient experience with a rapid healing process, learn more about your eyelid surgery options and how Dr. Hovsepian can support you in meeting your aesthetic goals. Request your consultation online or by telephone.
The eyes communicate your energy, vitality, and inner beauty; it is important for you to select a plastic surgeon who offers the highest level of precision in order to create natural results. Dr. Hovsepian will examine your eye tissue thoroughly, and listen to your goals, before developing a droopy eyelid enhancement plan to create the changes needed to meet your desired aesthetic look. His techniques can correct droopy eyelids that result from aging and genetic characteristics. He will clearly explain your options to meet your facial aesthetic goals.
Eyelid surgery requires only a small incision along the lash line or a "scar-less" incision along the eyelid's inner surface. Dr. Hovsepian has extensive experience in facial cosmetic surgery and takes a minimalistic approach in order to ensure natural results.
Before your procedure, Dr. Hovsepian and his highly trained team will meet with you to explain your procedure in detail, and answer all your questions. Education, safety, comfort, privacy, and excellence in treatment with trusting compassionate care is the assurance from Dr. Hovsepian and his team.
You will need to begin fasting 8 hours prior to your procedure, which means you cannot eat or drink anything at all during this period, including chewing gum or drinking water, prior to coming into the Beverly Hills or Newport Beach surgery center. If you have been instructed by Dr. Hovsepian to take any medications in the morning, this is permitted with a few sips of water.
Droopy eyelid surgery is usually performed under local or general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure, but some patients prefer an overnight stay. Out-of-town patients may stay in a near-by hotel or aftercare facility. The surgery itself takes a few hours, although if you will have multiple procedures, expect to spend extra time in the operating room. Afterward, you will return to your home, hotel or aftercare facility conveniently located a short distance from the surgical center.
Utilizing innovative advancements in plastic surgery, Dr. Hovsepian is focused on providing you the best possible care to meet your droopy eyelid (ptosis) enhancement goals. If you would like to meet with Dr. Hovsepian in his Beverly Hills or Newport Beach office to discuss how he can support you in achieving your aesthetic desires and goals, request your consultation online or by telephone.