Eyelid Surgery Washington, DC

Eyelid SurgeryEyelid surgery, an eye lift or blepharoplasty corrects drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags below the eyes by removing excess skin, fat and muscle. It can diminish the look of loose skin and bagginess in the eyelid region.

The procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis, and many upper eyelid–only procedures can be done in the doctor’s office under local anesthesia. Patients are generally reading again in two to three days and back to work and strenuous activity within two weeks. Results are long lasting.

Results are simply terrific

I went to Dr. Olding for upper eyelid reduction (blepharoplasty) after comparing ratings among multiple ratings venues (Angies, Washingtonian, Checkbook, etc.). The surgery was done at GW Hospital and was superb in every way – I felt very well-cared for. Recovery was easy. Results are simply terrific. Dr. Olding was especially helpful relieving my anxiety: he is straightforward, clear, takes the time necessary to explain, and has earned my complete trust.
Louise D.

Potential complications include bleeding, infection, swelling at the corners of the eyes, development of dry eyes, a slight asymmetry in healing, difficulty closing the eyes completely (which is rarely permanent), a drawing down of the lower lids that necessitates follow-up surgery, and blindness (which is extremely rare).

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