Eyelid Lift in Las Vegas, NV

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What is an eyelid lift?

The eyes are a unique component of the face that deserves to be visible, but sometimes an abundance of lax skin around the eyes can create an aging appearance. Oculo Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shoib Myint uses eyelid surgery (also known as blepharoplasty) to lift and tighten the lower or upper eyelids, creating a younger-looking and more awake profile. Countless men and women have undergone this procedure to remove sagging skin above their eyes or to reduce puffy bulges below their eyes, leading to improved functionality and a youthful aesthetic. Whether upper or lower, eyelid surgery helps create a fresh, rejuvenated appearance and can give you subtle yet striking results. If you want to learn more about refreshing your look with eyelid lift surgery, schedule a consultation with Dr. Myint at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV.


What Are The Benefits Of An Eyelid Lift?

  • Improves vision with an expanded line of sight

  • Reduces sagging skin on eyelids

  • Produces a more alert, refreshed, and rested appearance

  • Reduces under-eye bags and dark circles

  • Decreases skin irritation caused by rubbing folds

  • Achieves an overall more youthful look

Who is a Candidate for an eyelid lift?

Upper and lower blepharoplasty are facial cosmetic enhancements sought out by both men and women. During your private consultation, Dr. Myint will explain treatment options based on your areas of concern and goals. In most cases, ideal candidates suffer from excess, hanging skin and folds above their eyes or bloated skin just below their bottom eyelids. These conditions sometimes cause functional and visual impairments that can hinder everyday life, making simple tasks difficult to perform. For a rejuvenated look, eyelid surgery may be the appropriate procedure for you. If you have loose skin that droops on your upper eyelid or bulging bags under your eyes, blepharoplasty can help to correct this and give you a younger appearance.

What are the types of blepharoplasties?

Depending on the type and complex nature of the eyelid surgery, some form of anesthesia will be administered. This surgery may be done on the top eyelid by itself, on the bottom portion, or a combination of both eyelids.

  • Upper
    Upper blepharoplasty assists in reducing the folds of skin that droop over the eye to produce a more flattering look. The incision point is often placed along the natural crease to remove loose skin and fatty tissue.
  • Lower
    Lower blepharoplasty is performed to improve puffy skin underneath the lower lid. The incision is placed below the lash line to allow access to remove tissue and fat, and the skin is delicately lifted to allow for a softer, flatter look.

What can I expect after eyelid surgery?

After your procedure, you should plan to rest and avoid strenuous activities for at least several days. You can expect to experience mild discomfort, swelling, and bruising, but this is normal and can typically be eased with a cold compress or pain medication. The outcomes from eyelid surgery can last for many years, but while they are long-lasting, the natural aging process does not stop. To help maintain your results, nonsurgical eye lift treatments or revisional eyelid lift surgery can be performed at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery. 

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Average Cost  
$4,000 - $7,000
Recovery Time  
1 - 3 Months
Average Procedure Time  
1 – 3 Hours
Post-op Follow-up  
1 Week
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Eyelid Lift FAQ

Is an eyelid lift painful?

An eyelid lift is one of the least painful cosmetic surgical procedures. You don’t even need to be put under sedation. The doctor will apply a local anesthetic to the area to keep you comfortable, and you will experience little to no discomfort. While there may be some soreness or bruising during the healing process, the procedure itself is virtually painless.

How long do eyelid lifts last?

Everyone’s results are unique and, due to the natural body changes from aging, the permanence of an eyelid lift may vary. For some, the results may be long-lasting. But there are a few generally agreed on averages: 5 – 7 years and up to 10 – 15 years.

What is the best treatment for hooded or droopy and saggy eyelids?

For the majority of patients, an upper blepharoplasty, or surgery on the upper eyelids, can have a very effective, satisfying result. It removes the excess skin, improving vision and giving you a more youthful look.

How long does eyelid lift surgery take?

On average, eyelid surgery can take up to three hours, depending on whether one or both eyes are being treated.

How much does it cost to lift your eyelid? 4000-7000

Pricing may vary for individual patients. An eyelid lift typically costs anywhere from $4,000 to $7,000

What age should you get an eye lift?

If you are over 35 years old, your skin may have some sagging from gravity and other wearing factors. We typically help patients lift their eyes during their mid-30's or later.

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Younger-Looking Eyes

If your vision is impaired from folds of skin on your upper eyelids or if you're frustrated by puffy bags under your eyes, then an eyelid lift at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery may be right for you. Blepharoplasty might be covered by some insurance providers, and the cost will vary depending on whether you're getting an upper eyelid lift, lower, or both. Once your treatment plan is created, our office can estimate your costs. Contact our practice in Las Vegas, NV today to schedule your consultation with seasoned oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Shoib Myint. 

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