Eyelid laxity is when either an upper or lower eyelid, has had a significant decrease in elastin content. In upper eyelid laxity, the patient can experience an obstruction of the peripheral vision, impacting activities including reading and driving. Lower eyelid laxity impacts that patient negatively when the eyelid begins to pull away from the eyeball. This leaves more exposed area on the eyeball, resulting in excessive tearing and irritation.
Upper eyelid laxity is corrected using a blepharoplasty procedure, which is typically performed under local anesthesia, although it may also be performed under moderate anesthesia, depending on the patient. Once the patient has been sedated, Dr. Cole makes an incision along the existing crease of the upper eyelid, to provide access to the underlying muscles and fat tissues. Incisions are hidden within the natural folds of the skin, and Dr. Cole takes great care to ensure incisions are artfully hidden to not distract from his patients’ youthful results. This procedure is an outpatient procedure that usually lasts around an hour unless it is combined with another procedure.
Lower eyelid laxity is done under local anesthesia. Once the area is numbed and prepped for surgery, a small section of eyelid tissue is removed from the treatment area. The fibrous connective tissue, which supports the edge of the eyelid, is then sutured together.
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