Blepharoplasty in Tampa, Palm Harbor, Clearwater & Largo, FL

Eyelid Lift Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

With age, your eyelids can stretch and the muscles supporting them can weaken, causing eyelid ptosis (droopy or heavy eyelids). eyelid surgery in palm harbor florida Eyelid Surgery in Palm Harbor, or Blepharoplasty can correct this tired or aged look by removing excess skin and fat of the upper or lower eyelids and repairing the muscles that support this structure. This surgery can be performed on the upper or lower eyelids or on both (known as a Quad Blepharoplasty). Dr Moraitis performs eyelid surgery for patients in Southwest Florida. Many patients come from Tampa, Clearwater and the surrounding areas of Largo, FL. Dr.

Blepharoplasty Surgery is commonly performed in conjunction with other procedures, such as a Brow Lift, Facelift or Laser Skin Resurfacing.

The Procedure

Upper Lid Blepharoplasty can be performed at either an outpatient surgery center or hospital under general anesthesia or as an in-office procedure under local anesthesia. The surgery typically takes one to two hours, depending on the extent of your individual procedure.

Lower Lid Blepharoplasty is performed at an outpatient surgery center or hospital under general anesthesia. The surgery typically takes one and a half to three hours depending on your individual needs. Dr. Moraitis has hospital privilages to perform surgery in Tarpon Springs, Dunedin and the surrounding areas of Tampa like Clearwater, FL.

Eyelid Lift Incisions

For Upper Eyelid Surgery, the incision is placed along the natural fold of the upper eyelid. Excess skin and fat is
then removed and the muscles of the eyelid are lifted or tightened. The incision is then closed with tiny sutures that leave a nearly invisible scar.

For Lower Eyelid Surgery, the incision is placed just below the lashes in the natural crease of your lower eyelid. As with Upper Eyelid Surgery, the excess skin and fat is removed and the incision is then closed with absorbable sutures.

Benefits of Eyelid Lift Surgery in Tampa

Blepharoplasty Surgery in Palm Harbor may be right for you if you have “droopy” and/or puffy upper eyelids or excess skin and/or dark circles or bags on lower eyelids. Removing this excess skin and fat may improve your vision and make you appear younger and more alert.

Risks of Eyelid Lift Surgery in Southwest Florida

As with any major cosmetic facial surgery, there is a risk of bleeding, infection and an adverse reaction to the anesthesia. Other possible risks specific to Blepharoplasty, or Eyelid Lift Surgery in Tampa and Clearwater, FL include: dry, irritated eyes or impaired eyelid function.

Cosmetic Consultation in Palm Harbor

A complimentary cosmetic consultation with Dr. Moraitis to discuss your options for Blepharoplasty Surgery in their Palm Harbor office can help you decide if it is right for you. Their office serves patient from all over Southwest Florida and is only 6 miles North of Dunedin and 8 miles South of Tarpon Springs, FL.

For more information on Blepharoplasty Surgery or to schedule a consultation at our Palm Harbor plastic surgery practice, please contact us by calling (727) 773-9796 today or by completing our contact form to request a personal contact from our office.