What is a Scar Less Eyelid Lift?
An eyelid lift – or Blepharoplasty – is a surgical procedure aiming to correct signs of aging and stress, drooping eyelids, under-eye circles, and bags. As you age, it is natural for your fat that surround the eyeball to bulge outward and the lower eyelid skin to wrinkle, often giving you a tired look
Scar Less eyelid lifts that are minimally invasive and extremely discrete. During the procedure, Dr. Vitolo will anesthetize the tissue around the eye and make a small incision inside the eyelid. Dr. Vitolo will remove the excess fat using electrosurgical fiber, creating a smoother and tighter contour for your eye. He may also smooth out any wrinkles and lines by using a laser that tightens the collagen fibers in the skin if it is appropriate for you.
Incisions made on the inside of the eyelid will heal by themselves, without stitches, and without leaving behind visible scars.
Upper Eyelid Lift
Upper eyelid lifts are surgical treatments that aim to correct a hooding, overhanging, or droopy eyelid. In most cases, upper eyelid lifts are cosmetic procedures, but they can help people whose vision has been affected by the hooding eyelid.
there are two main options to correct the excess upper eyelid skin:
The direct excision technique:
In this procedure, the excess upper eyelid skin is excised in the shape of an ellipse and the incision is closed with every fine stitch. This technique will leave a scar on the skin, but usually heal almost invisibly. Sometimes, excess fat can be removed thru the incision if it is necessary.
The scar less endoscopic brow lift:
Think about how you got extra eyelid skin on your upper eyelids.
More skin did not grow on your upper eyelids, but your brow drooped. stand in front of a mirror and put your fingers on your brow, and lift it up …presto, the extra skin is gone.
That is how a Scar Less endoscopic brow lift can improve the excess upper eyelid skin, but it also makes your entire eye look bigger and younger, and can minimize the wrinkles on your brow.
There are 3 one half inch incisions at the front hairline that heal almost invisibly and there is no hair loss.
Both types of eyelid surgeries are frequently performed with Dr. Vitolo scar less endoscopic facelift but can be performed as stand alone procedures.