eyelid surgery is right for many people, but it is not right
for everyone. How does one know if blepharoplasty is right
for them? A good candidate for blepharoplasty wants to
restore a more youthful and rested appearance to their eyes.
Droopy or baggy eyes communicate to others a sense of
fatigue, disinterest, and senescence.
Many people simply
don’t want their face to express to others these qualities
when they feel quite the opposite about themselves.
candidate for cosmetic eyelid surgery wants their appearance
to better communicate their feelings of youth, energy, and
who are interested in cosmetic eyelid surgery tell Dr.
Ebroon that they are interested in blepharoplasty but that
they truly are not “vain.” They’re right! Most people are
not looking at cosmetic eyelid surgery as a way to just look
They realize that although cosmetic eyelid surgery
does make the eyes look more beautiful, the appearance of
the eyes conveys a deeper quality. The eyes express to those
we know and meet something deeper about ourselves before we
have a chance to communicate in other ways.
Once it is
understood what makes a good candidate for cosmetic eyelid
surgery, then it is easy to see who is not a good candidate.
A poor candidate for cosmetic eyelid surgery is one who
doesn’t truly feel energetic, vital, or interested and is
hoping that the surgery will make them so. In other words,
those who are hoping the eyelids can be brought into better
harmony with who they are on the inside do very well with
cosmetic eyelid surgery. However, those who hope the surgery
will change who they are on the inside are not as good
Ebroon is an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon which means he
specializes in plastic surgery of the eyelids. Cosmetic
eyelid surgery (also called blepharoplasty) is cosmetic
surgery that rejuvinates tired looking eyes. In addition to
cosmetic eyelid surgery, Dr. Ebroon also performs
reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, eye socket, and tear
ducts for those patients suffering from diseases related to
these areas. This includes patients with droopy eyelids,
eyelid cancer, broken bones around the eyes, tearing
disorders, thyroid eye disease (Grave's disease), and other
Health information on
upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
procedure, results and risks.