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HARRY MITTELMAN, MD
SPECIALIZING IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

Youthful Looking Eyes: Small Changes Create Big Results

Everyone wants Youthful Looking Eyes

A way to get Youthful Looking Eyesis with a Blepharoplasty. Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelift and or eyelid surgery, has revolutionized the way we treat comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Traditional blepharoplasty surgery involved the removal of significant fat, skin and muscle in order to obtain what is perceived as “youthful” eyes. This one-size-fits-all approach often led to hollowness of the eye area and a rounded look of the corner of the eyes that looks unnatural and changes the entire appearance of the person. Also, complications were higher with this more extensive type of dissection.

Dr. Mittelman has helped to pioneer a more modern approach to address age related changes around the eyes. In addition to removal of excess skin and fat, several other age related changes including weakening of the skin elasticity and drooping of the cheek fat pad. Puffiness of the lower eyelids can be caused by an accumulation of fluid within the skin or most often caused by fat protrusion. This fat herniation can appear worse from allergies or fluid retention. This leads to a tired, unrested appearance. Lower lid fat herniation can contribute to dark circles under the eyes by shadows cast by fatty herniation. Often it is necessary not just to remove the fat, but reposition it to areas of deficiency. This leads to a smooth contour under the eyes, decrease puffiness and lessen the “dark circles.”

Patients often ask; what kind of specific changes will I experience to get Youthful Looking Eyes?

1. Removal of excess droopy skin from the upper eyelids
2. Decrease and eliminate lower eyelid bags
3. Lessen and camouflage dark circles under the eyes
4. Improve the contour of the lower orbital rim
5. Meticulous closure of eyelid incisions so that once they are healed, they will be nearly invisible.

If you’d like to learn more about how blepharoplasty can lead to a youthful, refreshed look for your eyes, contact Mittelman Plastic Surgery. Dr. Mittelman will help identify solutions for the specific concerns you have about your eyes. Please call our office at 650-941-8888 or send an email to schedule an appointment.

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“I have been going to Dr. Mittelman for various procedures since 1999. He is personable, easy to talk to and absolutely sane about what to do and when. I appreciate his calm advice as much as i do his surgical skills, which are_the best_ A special note about the staff – they are considerate and…”

Hank B.

“I had my upper eyelids done by Dr. Mittelman. I was expecting improvement, but I think the results are fabulous. Dr. Mittelman and I talked a lot about what I was hoping to get out of the surgery and what he thought was possible. I had some wrinkles and heavy “hooding” that made me look…”

Mary S.

“Over the years I have had different procedures done by Dr. Mittelman. I prefer to have the smaller surgeries as I go along the way, they are less invasive and provide more natural results. Dr. Mittelman has delivered excellence in professionalism each and every single time. H is an excellent plastic surgeon, more like a…”

Jaqueline D.

“Dr. Mittelman, the master of administering BOTOX with fabulous results! His staff is super friendly and their office is extremely diligent in providing a safe, sterile, and clean environment, particularly during these unprecedented times – COVID-19”

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