Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery | chicago, ILLINOIS
Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery
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Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can immediately improve your facial appearance by reducing the bags around your upper or lower eyes. This procedure and gets rid of the upper lid “droop" helping you appear more refreshed and "awake".
If you're looking for a subtle yet refreshed look, Dr. Vagotis is the facial plastic surgeon for you. With her advanced understanding of facial anatomy, she specializes in upper and lower eyelid surgery and can perform a combination of both to help you reach your desired appearance. Her goal is to enhance your natural look, not take away from it. With the most innovative surgical techniques, Dr. Vagotis will help you reclaim your youth and vitality with beautiful and natural-looking results.
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BLEPHAROPLASTY EYELID SURGERY FAQ
Frequently asked questions about plastic surgery written by our surgeons.
What is eyelid blepharoplasty surgery (Eyelid Surgery)?
A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, is a surgical procedure designed to correct sagging skin around the eyes, dark circles, puffiness, and a tired or sad appearance. By using special techniques, Dr. Vagotis can help to restore a youthful, vibrant look to your face.
Who is a good candidate for eyelid lifts (Eyelid Surgery)?
A good candidate for eyelid lifts are people who are showing significant signs of aging around the eyes such as drooping upper lids and/or puffy lower eyebags.
Drooping upper lids may also make you a good candidate for a brow lift depending on Dr. Vagotis' recommendations.
Good candidates for blepharoplasty surgery typically have healthy facial tissues and muscles, have realistic expectations, and are in good health overall.
How long will I have to take off work for eyelid surgery?
Most patients are able to return to work within 7-10 days. Recovery from blepharoplasty surgery typically takes about two weeks. During this time, the patient should keep their head elevated, avoid strenuous activities, and follow their doctor's directions on how to care for the eye area.
What are the risks of eyelid surgery?
You may experience some pain, swelling and discomfort around the eyes during your recovery period. There are some risks including infection, scarring but these risks are very rare when the procedure is done by an experienced surgeon who understands facial anatomy. Dr. Vagotis has over 30 years of experience in facial plastic surgery.
How long do the results of blepharoplasty surgery last?
The results of blepharoplasty surgery can last for many years, depending on the patient's skin type and lifestyle habits.
How much does blepharoplasty surgery cost?
The price of an eyelid blepharoplasty surgery in Chicago can vary from $4,000 or more. This will depend on your circumstances, if you decide to have surgery done on both the upper and lower eyelids, and the surgeon you select.
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why choose Dr. Francine Vagotis for your surgery?
Experience. Expertise. Artistry.
Dr. Vagotis is a leader in facial cosmetic surgery. She’s one of the few surgical professionals to have had the opportunity to learn under famous facelift practitioner, Dr. Bruce Connell. Dr. Connel is also known as “the father of the modern face lift”.
Dr. Francine Vagotis is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 34 years of experience in performing cosmetic procedures of the face, breast, and body.
Dr. Vagotis trained extensively with Dr. Bruce Connel, who is well known as “the father of the modern facelift”. Dr. Vagotis' has extensive experience in facial surgery and application of the latest advanced surgical techniques gives her both the experience and expertise necessary to perform facelifts and a wide range of facial rejuvenation procedures.
Dr. Vagotis' exceptional surgical talents also include procedures of the breast and body. Her approach is to provide her patients with natural-looking results that bring out their natural elegance and beauty.