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    Candidates for Blepharoplasty

    If people tell you that you look tired even after you’ve had a great night’s sleep or if you have vision problems because of the droopy skin above your eyes, then New York City eyelid surgery, technically called blepharoplasty, may be just the ticket to revive your appearance and improve your vision. You get all kinds of benefits when you rely on the experts at the premiere NYC cosmetic surgery practice at Millennial Plastic Surgery. Call today to schedule an appointment to find out if you’re a good candidate for upper or lower eyelid surgery — or if both may help you achieve your goals.

    Am I a Candidate for Blepharoplasty?

    The only clear path to find out if you’re a good candidate for blepharoplasty is to book an appointment with an expert to discuss your options. In New York City, Dr. David Shokrian at Millennial Plastic Surgery (MPS) has been performing eyelid surgery with exceptional results for years. He provides all the information you need to make an informed decision about your best way forward so you can look and feel your best.

    Your NYC plastic surgeon explores various options to provide you with the appearance and vibrant health you desire. He examines the anatomy of your face and your eyes to determine which procedures may help you reach your goals.

    The main issues he considers before proceeding with a blepharoplasty include:

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    Wy Do I Need Eyelid Surgery?

    Aging is perhaps the biggest culprit when it comes to sagging or droopy skin around your eyes and face. This is primarily due to the loss of collagen, which provides elasticity in your skin. Gravity plays a role too, as it relentlessly pulls down on your skin over time.

    Genetics may lead to the development of droopy eyelids and dark puffiness around your eyes if you have a family history of it. A condition called ptosis is usually apparent at birth, but can also develop later in life. Upper eyelid droopiness may drastically affect your vision.

    Other causes of eyelid dysfunction include:

    What Can Blepharoplasty Do for Me?

    When Dr. Shokrian agrees that you’re in good health and can recover well from the procedure, you have a conversation about your expectations.

    Realistic expectations make you an ideal candidate for the procedure and include:

    When you really want to see a more dramatic change in your face and neck, and your New York City cosmetic surgeon has deemed you healthy, you can see more dramatic results when you combine blepharoplasty with other procedures, such as a:

    What May Disqualify Me from Getting Eyelid Surgery?

    If you’re not healthy, you may not be able to undergo the eyelid surgery in New York City.

    Additionally, having certain medical conditions could interfere with the success of the surgery or with your recovery, such as:

    Generally, eyelid surgery is a cosmetic procedure that’s not typically covered by health insurance, so you need to be able to pay for the entire procedure out of pocket, including anesthesia and aftercare.

    You may qualify for insurance coverage for upper eyelid surgery, however, if:

    Once Qualified, Where Can I Get the Best Eyelid Surgery in New York City?

    Dr. David Shokrian and his team at Millennial Plastic Surgery offer their services at two locations in NYC — in Manhattan on 45th Street and in the Bronx on Riverdale Avenue. You receive personalized attention and confidential appointments with this exceptionally talented team of cosmetic health providers.

    No matter what type of blepharoplasty procedure you need or want, this team brings a wealth of experience to meet your needs. They provide you with a plan to prepare for your procedure and give you complete instructions for a smooth recovery. The practice delivers a flawless experience in creating the best version of you to meet your goals. Contact MPS today for an initial consultation to see if you’re a good candidate for eyelid surgery.


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