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Male Blepharoplasty in Boston, MA

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Male Blepharoplasty
at Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery

Blepharoplasty is a remarkable option for men who want to improve the appearance of their eyes. It can help to correct excess eyelid skin, under eye bags, and fine lines and wrinkles.

Drooping eyelids and baggy under-eye skin can make you look exhausted, even when you feel rested, at Clareo Centers in Boston male blepharoplasty can make men appear more vibrant, engaged, and athletic.

At Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery, we specialize in male blepharoplasty. Our doctors have extensive experience performing this procedure on men of all ages. They will work with you to customize your treatment plan and ensure that you achieve the best possible results.

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What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids.

The procedure can help improve the appearance of drooping or sagging eyelids and reduce puffiness and wrinkles around the eyes. The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis, and patients can expect to see results within a few weeks. After a male blepharoplasty Boston patients' recovery time is typically short, and side effects are typically mild and temporary.

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Benefits of Male Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is an effective procedure for improving the appearance of the eyelids. Male blepharoplasty can:

  • Remove excess skin and fat from the eyelids
  • Reduce puffiness around the eyes
  • Reduce wrinkles around the eyes
  • Improve drooping or sagging eyelids
  • Make you appear more vibrant, engaged, and athletic.
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Am I a Candidate for Male Blepharoplasty?

Patients considering blepharoplasty should be in good overall health, be non-smokers, have realistic expectations for the procedure, and be bothered by excess skin or fat around the eyelids.

The best candidates for upper blepharoplasty are those who have loose, saggy skin that creates folds or interferes with the natural contour of the upper eyelid or excess fatty deposits that cause puffiness in the upper eyelids.

The best candidates for lower blepharoplasty are those who have loose skin hanging down from the lower eyelids (known as “bags”), which may also create folds or wrinkles in the skin, or excess fatty deposits that cause puffiness in the lower eyelids.

Consultation and Preparation

During your consultation for a male blepharoplasty Boston plastic surgeons at Clareo Centers will discuss your goals for the procedure and evaluate the condition of your eyelids.

Be prepared to answer questions about your medical history, including any previous eye surgeries, conditions such as dry eyes or disorders that affect your tear ducts, and any medications you take. You should also inform your surgeon if you have any allergies.

Your surgeon will also examine your eyelids for excess skin, fat, and muscle, and determine the best approach to achieve your desired results. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions about the procedure, including the risks and potential complications.

Procedure

Before the procedure begins, you will be given anesthesia to numb the area and keep you comfortable.

The type of anesthesia used will depend on the extent of the procedure being performed. The steps that will be taken during the procedure are dependent on the specific areas being treated.

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Upper Blepharoplasty

The incision is made along the natural crease of the eyelid. This allows your surgeon to access and remove excess skin, fat, and muscle. The incisions will then be closed with small stitches.

Lower Blepharoplasty

To remove the excess skin and tighten the muscle of the lower eyelid, an incision is made just below the lower lash line. The incisions will then be closed with small stitches.

An incision is made on the inside of the eyelid, called a transconjunctival incision, in order to remove and reposition the fat of the lower eyelid.

Most male blepharoplasty patients have both internal and external incisions in order to fully correct the signs of aging in the safest manner possible.

Quad Blepharoplasty

A quad blepharoplasty is a procedure that combines an upper and lower blepharoplasty. This approach allows your surgeon to address excess skin, fat, and muscle in both the upper and lower eyelids.

Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

After the procedure, you will be taken to a recovery area, where you will be monitored as you wake up from the anesthesia.

You may experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising around the eyes, but this is normal and will resolve over time. Your surgeon will give you specific instructions on how to care for your incisions and what you can expect in the coming days and weeks. It is important to follow your surgeon’s instructions and attend all follow-up appointments to ensure a successful recovery.

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Why Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery?

At Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery, Dr. Michael Tantillo and Dr. Christopher Lee specialize in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. Both plastic surgeons are highly-skilled in blepharoplasty procedures and have helped countless patients achieve refreshed and rejuvenated results.

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Schedule Your Male Blepharoplasty Consultation at Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery Today

If you are interested in learning more about blepharoplasty for men in Boston, MA, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Tantillo or Dr. Lee at Clareo Centers for Aesthetic Surgery.

During your consultation, Boston male blepharoplasty provider Dr. Tantillo or Dr. Lee will listen to your goals and concerns, perform a thorough examination, and develop a customized treatment plan to help you achieve your desired results.

To schedule your consultation, please call our office at (617) 505-6818 or fill out our online form today. We look forward to meeting you soon!

FAQs

Yes, male blepharoplasty is becoming increasingly common as more and more men seek to achieve a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

No, the blepharoplasty procedure is typically performed under anesthesia, so you will not feel any pain during the procedure. You may experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising around the eyes after the procedure, but this is normal and will resolve over time.

As with any surgical procedure, there are some risks associated with blepharoplasty, but are generally minimized with proper incision care.

No, blepharoplasty is not a permanent procedure. The results of the procedure will typically last for several years, but over time, you may notice some of the same signs of aging that were present before the procedure.

Yes, fat transfer can be combined with other procedures and is often an integral part of facial rejuvenation along with a facelift. Fat transfer is also easily combined with liposuction.

Yes, blepharoplasty can help to improve the appearance of hooded eyes by removing excess skin and fat.

The cost of male blepharoplasty will vary depending on the extent of the procedure and the individual surgeon. During your consultation, we will provide you with a personalized estimate of the cost of your procedure.

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