I am 21 and considering lower lid blepharoplasty for my extremely swollen lower eye lids. Will it fix my problem? (Photo)
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Younger patients can benefit from lower eyelid surgery because of familial traits.
Puffy lower eyes, aeyo-sal effect when smiling
You will need the fat removed with a lower blepharoplasty surgery.
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I am 21 and considering lower lid blepharoplasty
First you are probably young enough that lower eyelid filler may accomplish everything you need.
If you went with surgical treatment, the best option is most likely transconjunctival lower blepharoplasty with arcs marginalis release. This takes the fat in the lower eyelid and shifts to the top of the cheek. You will love the effect of this surgery. Now, here is the thing, no every surgeon is put together the same. This type of surgery in my opinion is best performed by a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon with a large focus on eyelid aesthetic surgery. That might be impossible to find close to home. Do not get talked into transcutaneous lower blepaharoplasty. That will pull your eyelids down and make you regret the decision to have surgery.
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