Eyelid Surgery Minneapolis

Blepharoplasty or Eyelid surgery with Dr. Hoffman in Minneapolis St. Paul can help patients who wish to correct and repair their droopy eyelids. For patients in St. Paul, Minneapolis, a blepharoplasty involves removing any excess skin, muscle tissue, and fat tissue in the eyelids. Same as the other areas of the body, the structural support in the underlying tissues of the eyelids become weak as a person ages. This results in the loss of skin elasticity and causes the fat and excess skin to accumulate below the eyelids that makes it droop. Patients can look tired and old because of this condition even if they are well into their 30’s. Aside from having a huge impact on your appearance, in severe cases, a drooping eyelid can sometimes impair the eyesight. A blepharoplasty can easily address these concerns and can provide our patients with a younger and fresher appearance.

Who can benefit from Blepharoplasty in St. Paul, Minneapolis?

In his years of practice in St. Paul, Minneapolis, Dr. James Hoffman has seen numerous cases that were easily resolved by a blepharoplasty procedure. If a droopy eyelid makes it difficult for you to open or lower your eyelid then you might want to consider getting a blepharoplasty. This procedure may also be recommended for patients with puffy and baggy upper and lower eyelids. A blepharoplasty can also be a good solution for patients who have eyelids that droop so low that they show too much of the white of their eyes. These conditions can make a person look old and weary, and a blepharoplasty can combat these normal signs of aging and help patients in achieve the youthful appearance that they have always wanted.

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This Minneapolis – St. Paul eyelid surgery patient is an attractive 50-year-old woman who has always been told that she has pretty eyes. Over the past several years, she has gradually noticed that the excess skin of her upper eyelids has begun to hide the natural fold. This also has made it more difficult for her to apply eye makeup.Following upper eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), the natural contour of her upper eyelids is restored, giving her back a youthful look. She says that her eyes look “bright” again.

What is involved in blepharoplasty surgery?

While it is customary for a blepharoplasty procedure to be done in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures like a brow lift, face and neck lifts, as well as skin resurfacing procedures; an eye lid procedure can also be performed as a solo procedure. When done alone, blepharoplasty procedures can do wonders in taking years off a patient’s face.


What can patients expect after a blepharoplasty?

On the average, a blepharoplasty done in our office in St. Paul, Minneapolis lasts for about 2 hours on an outpatient basis. Our patients can experience very minimal post-operative pain and prescriptions for pain medication will be provided to manage this. It is common to see some swelling around the eyes following a blepharoplasty procedure, but the swelling and bruising will dissipate within a few days.

For more information on Eyelid Surgery in Minneapolis – St. Paul, contact Dr. Hoffman today to schedule your personal consultation.