Michael Echavez

Is Eyelid Surgery Right for You?

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There are various types of plastic surgery available to help improve, correct or enhance different parts of your body. One of the more popular is Blepharoplasty in San Francisco which is performed by Dr. Michael Echavez.

What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty or cosmetic eyelid surgery helps to improve the overall appearance of lower eyelids, upper eyelids or both depending on your specific needs. It can also give the rejuvenated and youthful appearance that surrounds your eyes leaving you looking alert and refreshed at all times.

What conditions can Blepharoplasty treat or help with?

Many people are opting for Blepharoplasty in San Francisco due to the various conditions that it has the ability to treat. This procedure can help to remove overly amounts of fatty deposits which often cause your eyes to appear puffy regardless of how rested you are. It will help to improve sagging or loose skin which tend to create folds under the lower eyelids and even may cause skin discoloration in different areas. The lower lids cosmetic surgery that is performed by Dr.Michael Echavez will help to remove fine wrinkles and excess skin. Droopy eye lids, bags under the eyes and crease lines will be improved drastically as well.

Preparing for the cosmetic eyelid procedure

Before the procedure takes place you will discuss the entire process with your plastic surgeon who will explain everything in detail including recovery, risks and any other factual information that a patient should know.

Make sure to follow all pre-operative instructions that you are given to ensure that the procedure goes through safely from start to finish. It may be required to get a release from your regular medical doctor in order to have the procedure done.

Recovery from your procedure

When it comes to the recovery time, it will vary from one patient to another but for most the healing time is rather short. You will notice some swelling and bruising after the procedure which typically is worse the day after but will quickly disappear with time. It’s recommended that you use cold compresses which will help to reduce and prevent further swelling from happening. Most of the patients can return to normal activities within 7-10 days unless otherwise recommended by your doctor. Any risks that are associated with the procedure will be discussed with you including any current medications that you may be on which can affect your condition.

Consider Blepharoplasty by Dr.Michael Echavez in San Francisco if you would like to rid yourself from any of the cosmetic conditions that have been listed above. You will be able to see the results in a matter of days after the surgery, giving you that youthful and fresh look that you always wanted. Whether you are suffering from a condition that causes some of these issues or even because of your age, the eyelid surgery can drastically change the overall appearance of your face. More and more individuals are opting to have this procedure done even as early as in their 30s and 40s because it helps to boost self-esteem and the way that they look at themselves.

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Facial Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Offices: Patient office visits are scheduled every weekday except Thursday. Early evening appointments can be arranged on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please contact us for appointment dates in the Seattle office.