Droopy Eyelid Surgery in Greenwich

People tend to think of droopy eyelids merely as a sign of being tired or reaching older ages. But the truth is these are only two factors out of many that can affect the position of your upper eyelids. Patients of all ages can experience droopy eyelids, sometimes to the point where the condition interferes with sight and your eyes' health. With droopy eyelid surgery in Greenwich, you can get your eyelids back to looking alert and youthful through a single procedure.
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Dr. Mahsa Sohrab and her staff focus on providing a personalized experience with a focus on the patient’s unique needs and situation. By working closely with her patients, she can deliver individualized results to help you achieve results that bring the best out of your eyes. Call us today to learn more about ptosis surgery in Greenwich.

What Is Droopy Eyelid Surgery?

Droopy eyelid surgery is a procedure that focuses on treating ptosis, or sagging of the eyelids. This type of surgery can be done to the upper or lower eyelids, though ptosis is more common on the upper eyelids. The procedure focuses on correcting loose, drooping, or sagging skin that may be present due to a number of reasons. For some patients, their eyelid position may change as part of the aging process, but other factors can also be at play. Dr. Sohrab personalizes ptosis surgery based on the unique causes of your individual situation.
In some cases, ptosis surgery may also be used to improve or restore the function of the eyelid. If a droopy eyelid is interfering with sight or putting your eye at risk, the procedure may be covered by insurance.

What Is the Procedure Like?

Your droopy eyelid surgery procedure is typically done as an outpatient procedure, which means you can go home the same day. First, Dr. Sohrab will administer local anesthesia to numb the area and minimize any discomfort, though some patients may prefer IV sedation to remain comfortable. She will then make an incision in your eyelid to access the muscles and tissues that need to be adjusted. With ptosis surgery, the focus is on making subtle changes that can last for years to give your eyes a vibrant look to them. Generally, you can expect your procedure to last about 1-2 hours, though this can vary based on your procedure plan. Patients also commonly take this opportunity to combine droopy eyelid surgery with other procedures to further improve their results.
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Benefits of
Ptosis Surgery

  • Look more alert and youthful
  • Improve eyesight and eye health
  • Address eyelid asymmetry
  • Improve facial balance and harmony
  • Long-lasting results
  • A personalized approach for optimal results
  • Can be combined with other procedures for enhanced results
So informative, spent time explaining to me my problem. Very kind and put me at ease . First Doctor that told me more information than any other after 3 years of eye nuisance. Thank you
– Pia M.

Droopy Eyelid Surgery Before & Afters

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Am I a Candidate for Ptosis Surgery?

Ptosis surgery is ideal for patients who have drooping upper eyelids that are interfering with their vision or daily activities. But it is also a powerful option for patients with even minor eyelid concerns. Even small and subtle changes can have impressive results.
The condition can be caused by a number of different factors, including aging, genetics, injury, and more, so it is important to find a surgeon who can build a plan around your situation. If you are experiencing drooping eyelids, Dr. Sohrab can evaluate your situation and work with you to find your ideal treatment solution.

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What Is the Recovery Process?

Most patients can expect about 1 2 weeks of downtime following their procedure. During this time it is important to focus on recovery, avoid strenuous activity, and follow post procedure care instructions.

After your droopy eyelid surgery, you can expect some swelling and bruising around the eyes. This is normal and will dissipate over time as your recover. You will be given specific instructions on how to care for your incisions as you heal. It is important to follow these instructions closely to ensure optimal results and a smooth recovery.

When Can I See Results?

You will be able to see results from droopy eyelid surgery quite soon after your procedure, though it can take some time for the full results to be apparent. As swelling subsides and bruising fades, your eyes will have a more youthful and vibrant appearance that can last for years with proper care. For most patients, they can expect to see their final results within several weeks to a couple of months.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Dr. Sohrab and her team are ready to do our part in keeping your eyelids youthful, vibrant, and looking their best. Call us or use our online form to set up your consultation  for droopy eyelid surgery in Greenwich. At your consultation, you can learn more about the procedure and see our before-and-after photos to see just how transformative your experience can be. Contact us today to get started.