Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Vitolo is proud to offer patients his no-scar blepharoplasty procedure, which corrects these signs of aging without creating any visible scarring.
This procedure is superior to the traditional lower eyelid surgery in which an incision is made just below the eyelashes, leaving a scar.
In the technique that Dr. Robert Vitolo uses, he places a protective shield over the anesthetized eye and makes an incision in the inside of the lower eyelid. The fat bags simply bulge out and are removed with an electrosurgical fiber, which prevents any bleeding. After the fat removal, the incision in the eyelid heals by itself, without the need for stitches. Thus the fat bags are removed without making any visible scar.
If there is excess skin or wrinkles in the eyelid skin, Dr. Vitolo uses a laser on the skin of the eyelid. The laser tightens the collagen fibers of the skin and removes the wrinkles by rejuvenating the skin cells.
Dr. Vitolo’s technique for the correction of the upper eyelid skin and crepey appearance is with the use of the laser again. The laser tightens the eyelid skin and removes the wrinkles without making an incision. In some cases where there is too much excess eyelid skin to correct with the laser, it might be necessary to excise the excess skin, leaving a minimal scar in the folds of the eyelid.
However, a better technique for the case of excess upper eyelid skin is Dr. Viotolo’s No Scar Upper Eyelid Lift. In this state-of-the-art technique, Dr. Vitolo uses the Endoscopic Brow Lift procedure. The rationale for this procedure is based on the fact that as you age, you don’t get more eyelid skin, but the appearance of the excess skin is the result of the brow drooping, causing the upper eyelid skin to droop. By slightly elevating the brow with the Endoscopic Browlift the skin is lifted up to where it was years ago, thus creating a lifted wider eye look.
Dr. Vitolo has always had a passion for innovative plastic surgery that leaves no or minimal scars and that focuses on the patient’s health and happiness. Dr. Vitolo’s goal is to have the patient so happy with their eyelid surgery results that they feel rejuvenated and look like their younger selves.