Facial Plastic Surgery: Edward Szachowicz, MD
4999 France Ave. S., Suite #210
Minneapolis, MN 55410
Phone: (952) 835-5665
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

A New Perspective on Lower Eyelid Surgery: Enhancing Natural Beauty

By Dr. Szachowicz

As a facial plastic surgeon with over two decades of experience, I have seen firsthand the profound impact that lower eyelid surgery can have on a person’s appearance and self-confidence. Traditional methods of lower eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, often involve the removal of fat, which can result in a hollow, sunken look. This outcome has motivated me to develop and refine a technique that not only addresses the issue of bulging fat but also enhances the natural contours of the face, resulting in a more youthful and harmonious appearance.

Introducing Eyelid Fat Re-Positioning

The Eyelid Fat Re-Positioning technique I have developed preserves the fat that causes lower eyelid bulges and strategically repositions it to fill the under-eye hollows. This innovative approach creates a smooth transition from the lower eyelid to the cheek, ensuring a natural and rejuvenated look.

Key Benefits of This Technique:

  • Natural, Youthful Results: By preserving and repositioning the fat, we avoid the hollow, sunken appearance often seen with traditional methods. The result is a more natural and youthful contour.
  • Hidden Incisions: The incision is made on the back surface of the eyelid, known as a trans-conjunctival incision, which means no visible scarring.
  • Comprehensive Rejuvenation: Often, this procedure is complemented by laser treatment to reduce fine lines and improve the skin’s texture, providing an overall enhancement of the eye area.

Proven Results Over 20 Years

With more than 20 years of experience utilizing this technique, I have consistently achieved results that are both youthful and natural. The combination of fat repositioning and laser treatment addresses both the structural and surface concerns of the lower eyelid, offering a comprehensive rejuvenation.

Visualizing Your Results

To assist patients in understanding the potential outcomes of their surgery, I use the Mirror II patient imaging software. This advanced tool allows patients to visualize their post-surgery appearance, providing confidence and clarity in their decision-making process.

Case Study: Transformative Outcomes

Consider the example of a 44-year-old male patient who presented with prominent fat bulges under his eyes. Using the Eyelid Fat Re-Positioning technique, I was able to preserve the fat and reposition it to create a smooth contour from the lower eyelid to the cheek. The accompanying laser treatment further enhanced the skin’s appearance by reducing fine lines and improving texture.

Before and After:

This transformation highlights not only the removal of excess fat but also the creation of a harmonious and youthful aesthetic that aligns with the natural contours of the face.

The Eyelid Fat Re-Positioning technique represents a significant advancement in lower eyelid surgery. It prioritizes natural results and patient satisfaction, setting a new standard in cosmetic surgery. By rethinking traditional methods and integrating innovative practices, we can achieve exceptional results that enhance both the structure and surface of the lower eyelid area.

For those considering lower eyelid surgery, this technique offers a promising option. Combining my expertise with cutting-edge technology, we can deliver results that are not only youthful and refreshed but also naturally beautiful.

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