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Who Can Have Eyelid Surgery?

If you’re dealing with eyelid problems that are affecting your appearance, vision, and quality of life, you’ve probably wondered if you are a candidate for eyelid surgery. Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a very common procedure that can remove excess fat and skin, smooth out wrinkles and crow’s feet, and give you back your full field of vision.

Blepharoplasty is a Simple Procedure

At the J. Justin Older Eyelid Institute in Tampa, we do hundreds of blepharoplasty procedures each year. They are usually outpatient procedures done under local anesthesia. We also provide sedation if desired. Because blepharoplasty is so quick and easy, it’s typically a good choice for almost anyone. As long as you’re healthy and get the okay from your primary care physician for surgery, you are probably a good candidate for eyelid surgery. Continue Reading

Why Eyelid Surgery Could Be Medically Necessary

While eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, can do wonders for your appearance, it’s not just cosmetic. Blepharoplasty can be covered by insurance as a medically necessary procedure in certain cases. In this post, we’ll discuss when eyelid surgery is deemed medically necessary along with other factors that you should consider. Impaired Vision = Medically… Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Blepharoplasty

What is Blepharoplasty? Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery where excess skin, fat, and other tissues are removed from the eyelids, improving disrupted vision and restoring a youthful appearance. People usually get blepharoplasty as a cosmetic procedure for age-related changes to their eyes. However, blepharoplasty can be a reconstructive procedure if the sagging skin… Continue Reading

Eye Conditions that Cosmetic Surgery Can Fix

If age, trauma, or a medical condition has caused physical changes of your eyelids or issues with your tear ducts, you know how much those changes can affect literally every minute of your life. The muscles in and around your eyes are constantly moving, even when you’re asleep!  Here in Tampa, Dr. Older helps provide… Continue Reading

When You Should Consider Getting a Blepharoplasty?

There are many reasons why a person could be considering blepharoplasty, which is also known as an eyelid lift. Blepharoplasty corrects loose, sagging eyelids, and is performed for both medical and cosmetic reasons.  During a blepharoplasty procedure, small incisions are made that follow the natural folds of the eyelids, producing a more youthful appearance with… Continue Reading

How Eyelid Surgery Can Turn Back the Clock

The effects of aging are inevitable. As we get older, gravity just seems to pull everything down, giving our entire bodies an overall sag that most people find quite unappealing. While we can hide this age-related sagging in many areas of the body, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to hide it on the face, especially… Continue Reading

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5379 Primrose Lake Cir
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Phone: (813) 971-3846

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St. Petersburg, FL 33707
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5379 Primrose Lake Cir
Tampa, FL 33647
(Inside the office of The Bowman Institute for Dermatologic Surgery)
Phone: (813) 971-3846

6950 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
(Inside the office of The Pasadena Eye Center)
(727) 342-3004 (also after hours)

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