Eyelid Surgery

A person’s eyes can convey so much, but over time, wrinkles and drooping skin around the eyes muddle what they express to the world. You may appear angry, sad, or tired when you don’t feel that way at all. Men and women from Chandler, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Phoenix, and the surrounding areas often seek out blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) with our plastic surgeons in Gilbert, AZ, to look refreshed and revitalized.

To learn more about what eyelid surgery can do for you, contact us at (480) 466-7355, or request a consultation online.

Eyelid Surgery
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Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 104 View #1 View in Gilbert, AZ
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This 37 year-old woman from Gilbert, AZ visited us in our office near Scottsdale, AZ for consultation regarding lower eyelid surgery. She was unhappy with her tired appearing face and eyes and was looking for a more permanent option compared with fillers. After examing her, Dr Olson recommended a lower blepharoplasty or eyeli... Read More
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This 61 year-old woman from Scottsdale, AZ visited Dr. Olson for consultation regarding facelift surgery. After discussing the signs of aging that bothered her Dr. Olson recommended a rhytidectomy to improver her jowls, neck and jawline, fat grafting to the midface and lips, upper and lower eyelid surgery as well as a brow lift. T... Read More
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This 65 year-old woman presented for consultation regarding skin resurfacing and eyelid surgery. She was opposed to a facelift at the time and Dr. Olson recommended J-Plasma (Renuvion) skin resurfacing as well as fat grafting to her face and upper eyelid surgery. She is shown here 6 months after surgery. Notice the significant improvement of... Read More
Before & After Eyelid Surgery Case 59 View #1 View in Gilbert, AZ
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This 42 year-old female presented to Dr. Olson for consultation for upper eyelid surgery in his Gilbert Plastic Surgery clinic. Dr. Olson went over the surgical details and expected results. She wished to avoid general anesthesia and we proceeded with an upper blepharoplasty under local anesthesia in the office procedure room. The... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Reasons for Eyelid Surgery

Sometimes called an eye lift, eyelid surgery can serve aesthetic and functional purposes. Excess tissue and wrinkles can detract from a person’s appearance, while droopy skin or extra fat can impair vision. Women and men visit Dr. Josh Olson and Dr. Jacob Marks for eyelid surgery from in and around Mesa, Chandler, and Tempe to correct a variety of concerns, including:

  • Loose or excess skin in the eyelids
  • Puffiness in the upper eyelids
  • Bags below the eyes
  • Sagging skin or hollowness below the eyes
  • Lines and wrinkles around the eyes

Blepharoplasty can benefit people in their 20s up to their 80s. Many patients choose to complement eyelid surgery with a brow lift or injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®. Renuvion® skin tightening may be used on the brow area and around the eyes for a nonsurgical alternative to eyelid surgery or in combination with eyelid surgery to smooth away fine wrinkles.

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Meet Dr. Josh Olson

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As a board-certified plastic surgeon in Gilbert, AZ, Dr. Josh Olson uses his world-class cosmetic plastic surgery training to meet all the aesthetic needs of the women and men he serves. What can he do for you?

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Our plastic surgeons perform blepharoplasty to address issues in the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.

Upper Blepharoplasty

During this procedure, Dr. Olson and Dr. Marks surgically remove excess skin and fat from the upper eyelids and tighten the eyelid skin and muscles. They use an incision in the natural eyelid crease, so any resulting scar blends in.

Lower Blepharoplasty

For under-eye bags, Dr. Olson and Dr. Marks can remove or reposition fat through an incision inside the eyelid. To correct sagging skin, they make an incision along the eyelashes and removes excess skin. They can also alter fat through this incision if bags and loose skin are both a problem. Laser skin rejuvenation, injectable fillers, or chemical peels may also be used during the procedure.

Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty

Our plastic surgeons can combine various techniques to treat conditions affecting the top and bottom eyelids during a single procedure.

Cost of Eyelid Surgery in Scottsdale & Phoenix

The price of eyelid surgery ranges from $5,000 to $6,000 depending on the extent of the procedure Dr. Olson and Dr. Marks perform upper or lower blepharoplasty individually, or a combination of both. The consultation fee is $250 and is applied to the surgical costs if the patient decides to move forward with their procedure.

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Recovery & Results

You will need to rest and keep your head elevated for the first few days after surgery. Some patients temporarily experience blurred vision, sensitivity to light, excessively watery or dry eyes, or tightness around the eyes. While recovery rates vary, bruising usually lasts about 7 to 10 days and swelling 1 to 2 weeks.

Cold packs and medications can help with discomfort and swelling. For the first 7 to 10 days, you should avoid anything that will irritate or strain your eyes. Sutures are removed in about a week.

You can expect to see final results after about 3 to 4 weeks. Your face will look younger and more alert.

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