Blepharoplasty FAQs

By John Lee MD
September 15, 2018

We all have something about ourselves that we’re not comfortable with. Unfortunately, we’re wired that way. Either we wish we were taller, had curly hair, could tan better, had freckles, or… the list goes on and on. But sometimes our lives can truly be improved by tweaking our appearance. For example, blepharoplasty can help remove ... read more

Refresh Your Look This Spring

By John Lee MD
March 15, 2018

Spring is a time of new life, and you may be considering ways that you can refresh your appearance. Before you schedule facelift surgery, learn more about the benefits of upper eyelid surgery, lower eyelid surgery and brow lifts. These three procedures address signs of aging in the upper third of your face and can take ... read more

Is Eyelid Surgery Right for You?

By editor
March 15, 2016

Eyelid surgery (or Blepharoplasty) is the surgical removal of extra skin or fat under or above your eyes. An eyelid surgery procedure is typically done on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia and sedation. There are a couple of reasons why patients undergo eyelid surgery. It can be for either cosmetic reasons, or for more ... read more

What To Expect On The Day Of Your Blepharoplasty

By admin
September 15, 2015

Blepharoplasty is an effective procedure to get rid of puffy eyes, bags under the eyes and drooping eyelids. When this surgery is performed by a skilled surgeon like Dr. Lee, you can regain your youthful look and transform your appearance virtually overnight. As with any other surgical procedure, it is important for you to be ... read more

5 Questions to Ask Before Asian Eyelid Surgery

By blogwriter
August 15, 2015

An “Asian” eyelid refers to a crease-less upper eyelid, most people from Asian backgrounds have eyelids like this and so the corrective procedure is Double Eyelid Surgery or Asian Blepharoplasty. It is used to create a natural looking double eyelid crease. Most patients that undertake this surgery are in their twenties and thirties. In fact, ... read more

Ptosis: Causes And Treatments

By admin
April 22, 2015

Ptosis is a common condition wherein the upper eyelid droops, sometimes even causing difficulty in seeing clearly. Ptosis can occur in the eyelid of one eye or in both eyes and it may be very visible or barely noticeable. Although drooping eyelids are a common consequence of aging, ptosis can also occur in young adults ... read more

Upper Or Lower Lid Surgery: Which One Is Right For You?

By admin
February 25, 2015

The eyes are one of the most prominent features of the face, and often the first thing a person notices when they look at you. Therefore, it is not surprising that eyelid surgery is the most popular facial surgery procedure and top 3 overall of ALL cosmetic surgery. Like most plastic surgery, there are both ... read more

A Look Into Asian Eyelid Surgery

By admin
January 8, 2015

Asian blepharoplasty, or what is sometimes called Asian eyelid surgery or Asian Crease or Asian Double eyelids surgery is often the center of controversy in the world of plastic surgery. Many feel that Asian eyelid surgery is a cosmetic procedure that attempts to westernize, or produce aesthetic results that are more aligned with a western ... read more

Benefits of Eyelid Surgery

By admin
August 4, 2014

The popularity of blepharoplasty now exceeds that of the more famous facelift, with more than 215,000 eyelid procedures performed last year. If you’d like to find out how eyelid surgery could benefit you, Bryn Mawr surgeon Dr. John Lee can answer your questions. In any kind of interaction, everybody will mainly focus on the eyes. ... read more

How Long Do Blepharoplasty Results Last?

July 16, 2014

Blepharoplasty is the medical term for cosmetic eyelid surgery. In less than an hour, Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon Dr. John Lee can perform blepharoplasty to improve the appearance of puffy, droopy, or baggy eyes. But how long do the results of such a brief procedure last? Sometimes called an “eyelid lift,” blepharoplasty differs from many plastic ... read more