What is a revisional eyelid lift?
A revisional eyelid lift is a surgical procedure that corrects the results of a previous blepharoplasty. Renowned oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Shoib Myint is a world-class leader in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyes and face. His unique and rare skill set qualifies him as one of the best surgeons to perform revisional eyelid surgery in the United States. If you're dissatisfied with your blepharoplasty results, want to diminish post-surgical scarring, or wish to make minor improvements, contact Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV today to meet with Dr. Myint. He'd be happy to discuss your unique concerns and build a custom treatment plan to help reveal natural-looking results.
What Are The Benefits Of A Revisional Eyelid Lift?
Sometimes an eyelid lift doesn’t achieve the desired results. That’s why Dr. Myint uses his expertise and unique skill set to provide revisional eyelid lifts to his patients in Las Vegas, NV, and the surrounding area. The benefits of a revisional eyelid lift performed by Dr. Myint include:
- Correcting the results from a previous blepharoplasty (eyelid lift)
- Achieving a dramatically improved aesthetic
- Opening the eyes for a more awake, alert look
- Eliminating sagging, loose, or drooping skin in the upper and/or lower eyelids
- Fixing asymmetry (an uneven or lopsided look)
- Improving the contour of the eyes
- Repairing hollow areas under the lower lids
- Removing bumps or lumps from improper fat grafting
- Making it easier to close the eyes if too much skin was taken from the upper lids
- Removing scarring
- Eliminating excessive tearing
- Reducing undereye bags
Revisional Eyelid Lift Reviews
"Looking 10 Years Younger!!!! I feel confident and see the bright, young eyes I knew before - Dr. Myint performed my brow lift two weeks ago, and I absolutely love the results. The procedure resulted in minimal discomfort relieved by Tylenol for two days. Before my brow lift, I disliked looking at pictures of myself, and always appeared exhausted. Now I feel confident and see the bright, young eyes I knew before. I have tried multiple non-invasive lasers over the last few years, and have even tried injectables. I am very happy that I consulted with Dr. Myint and proceeded with a surgical procedure that will benefit my looks for many years to come. If you want youthful, beautiful, natural-looking results, treat yourself to Dr. Myint's talents. Dr. Myint is highly accomplished, has a superb bedside manner, and will provide ample information before and after the procedure."- E. / RealSelf / Jun 15, 2020
"Dr Myint is so talented and gifted. I am of Asian decent and my eyelids needed correction from a previous surgery 30 years ago. The blepharoplasty (eyelid revision) was both painless and little post-op discomfort. I would highly suggest Dr Myint. His staff is very kind & helpful. I am pleased with the end result."- M.F. / Google / Feb 23, 2021
"I been experiencing self esteem issues due to my puffy eyes for over 5 years and decided to do something about it. I researched a lot of Doctors and found that Dr. Myint was the one that specialized in under eye Fat Transfer. I set up an appointment for my consultation and decided to go for it. I had my surgery 10 days ago and I can already see a difference in my appearance even with the swelling. I am looking forward in seeing the results in the upcoming months. Thank you Dr. Myint you are amazing !!!"- B.M. / Google / Jul 22, 2021
"I recently had an eye lift and forhead lift with Dr. Myint. I chose him as he had performed an emergency surgery on my daughter as she was bit by a dog near her eye. She fully recovered and we can barely can see her scar. I also chose him because he specializes in not just plastic surgery but your eyes as well. The surgery went great and his entire office was very attentive. I saw him several times during the healing process and he was very patient with me as I expressed various concerns with the healing process. He seemed genuinly interested in my opinions and concerns. He addressed every one. It has been six months and I am super happy. I have seen a couple friends for the first time since Covid and they have commented on my eyes and face. It was money well spent! I highly recommend Dr. Myint!"- L.C. / Google / Jul 23, 2021
"I had originally gone to another surgeon for a consultation for eyelid surgery. I told him I felt my eyelids made me look tired, old and angry. He gave me a price for my eyelids and quickly left the room. I felt like I was bothering him. My friend had gone to Dr. Myint and was so impressed with him she insisted I meet with him before deciding on a surgeon. When I met with Dr Myint I told him the same thing. I needed eyelid surgery. He said “that’s not what you’re looking for. You’re looking for this”. With that said, he lifted up my eyelid and pulled my forehead back a little. With mirror in hand he said “I think this is what you’re looking for”. YES!! That’s it! That’s exactly what I want!! It’s been a little over a month since my Eyelid and Brow Lift surgery. Although I’m still healing the difference in my appearance is amazing. My husband and friends tell me I look at least 10 years younger. I have more confidence and self-esteem. Dr Myint is amazing. He’s a perfectionist. He checks my healing process every couple weeks. I am so thankful my friend recommended Dr. Myint. If I had gone with that other surgeon, I would not not be happy right now. He would have given me what I asked for and not what I needed."- R.S. / Google / Jul 29, 2021
Candidates for A revisional eyelid lift
Men and women alike may be ideal candidates for revisional eyelid surgery if they're unhappy with the results of their initial blepharoplasty. They may also consider this procedure to maintain their outcomes from an eyelid lift that was performed ten or more years prior. Not all revisional eyelid lifts are performed due to surgeon error, and during your consultation with Dr. Myint, he can evaluate your concerns to determine if revision surgery is your best option.
revisional eyelid surgery
Revisional eyelid surgery is performed at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas in one of our AAAASF-accredited operating rooms. Depending on whether the upper, lower, or both eyelids are being addressed, blepharoplasty revision can take up to three hours to complete. Dr. Myint will use various techniques to correct insufficient tissue removal, tissue shortage from overcorrection, and unsightly scarring in order to achieve a more natural contour to the eyelids.
after your procedure
After revision blepharoplasty, you can expect to experience swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort, but these symptoms are normal and should dissipate as you heal. Dr. Myint will remove your stitches after about 4 – 5 days and will set up another follow-up exam about one week after your surgery. During this time, we recommend that you refrain from strenuous activities so as to promote optimal healing. Any pain or inflammation can typically be eased with over-the-counter pain medication, and most patients are able to resume normal activities after about 7 – 10 days.
Revisional Eyelid Lift FAQ
What is a revisional eyelid lift?
A revisional eyelid lift (or surgery) is to correct your eyelids when you have had eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) in the past and are unhappy with the results. Dr. Shoib Myint is among the best cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons in the world and has helped many patients improve on previous surgeries to achieve amazing, natural-looking results.
How long does eyelid surgery take?
Depending on whether both eyelids or just the upper or lower are being addressed, generally, you can expect your surgery to take up to three hours.
Can you redo blepharoplasty?
Absolutely. The main objective of a revisional eyelid lift (or surgery) is to correct a blepharoplasty that didn’t achieve the result you wanted.
How many times can you get blepharoplasty?
Technically, there’s no limit to the number of surgeries you can have for an upper or lower eyelid lift. The key, however, is to make sure that your surgeon is highly skilled and experienced like Dr. Myint at Myint Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV.
How long does blepharoplasty last?
In general, an upper eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) will last between 5 – 7 years. A lower eyelid lift usually doesn’t have to be done more than once unless you need a correction to a previous surgery that didn't achieve the look you want.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $5,000 - $7,000
- Recovery Time
- 1 - 3 Months
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 – 3 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
- Procedure Recovery Location
improve your results
Countless patients from all across the world have sought out Dr. Myint's expertise in eyelid surgery. If you're dissatisfied with your initial results or want to refresh your appearance due to the natural aging process, we invite you to call Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV. The costs of revisional eyelid surgery vary from patient to patient, and insurance plans generally do not offer any coverage, but our team can estimate your costs during your initial consultation.