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Choosing To Have Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery?

My patients undergo cosmetic eyelid surgery for many reasons. Most are trying to look younger, less tired, more symmetric or just overall refreshed. The decision is personal.

Cosmetic eyelid surgery won't change your life. It won't solve personal problems or make you look like someone else. But it can give you greater self-confidence and add to your sense of well-being.

Choosing To Have Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

Good questions to ask yourself before undertaking cosmetic eyelid surgery are:

  • What is your motivation? Are you doing it for someone else, or for yourself?
  • What do you want to change and why?
  • How long have you wanted to do this?
  • What are your expectations?

When patients come in with the answers listed below, I know they are well on their way to being ready for cosmetic eyelid surgery:

  • "I want to do it for myself."
  • "I look into the mirror and I don't recognize that person."
  • "I feel young, I exercise, but I don't look the way I feel."
  • "People keep telling me I look tired or angry."

I hope this gives you some food for thought and helps you to answer the question:

Am I ready for cosmetic eyelid surgery?

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