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Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is plastic surgery that can be either essential or cosmetic in nature. Both the upper and lower eyelid can be corrected by this surgery in order to improve function and appearance. If the procedure is performed for cosmetic purposes, the patient has to finance the procedure. The procedure is covered by insurance companies when it is carried out to improve vision. Eyelid surgery should not be carried out on patients with medical disorders like circulatory disorders, eye diseases such as glaucoma, dry eyes, diabetes and high blood pressure.
With age comes not so desirable changes in appearance such as excess skin on both the upper and lower eyelids. This can also adversely affect vision. In addition, droopy eyelids and bags under the eyes detract from a person's looks. Eyelid surgery can correct these issue to make the patient look alert and young. However, a patient should be aware that an eyelid surgery can't eliminate crow's feet, wrinkles or dark circles.
Every surgery has some risks associated with it. An eyelid surgery can cause irritated and dry eyes, an inability to blink or close the eyes while sleeping, changes in vision and scarring.
About Harry Glassman, M.D.
Dr. Harry Glassman has been practicing plastic surgery in Beverly Hills for the past thirty-five years. He has used his talents to enhance the appearance of some of the most famous people in the world and to reconstruct birth defects, damage from injuries, and defects caused by cancer.
Dr. Harry Glassman’s work has earned him the admiration of his peers and the confidence of his many patients. He has achieved recognition and worldwide esteem as a noted authority in his field. He has been invited to speak at numerous conferences around the world and appear on a variety of radio and television shows.
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