Blepharoplasty or cosmetic eyelid plastic surgery is one of the most common facial plastic surgical procedures performed today. Numerous surgeons from varied subspecialties perform cosmetic eyelid surgery. Blepharoplasty surgery is a very specialized cosmetic procedure, which can easily lead to a poor outcome if not performed properly by the appropriate surgeon.

Who performs cosmetic eyelid plastic surgery?

Many medical specialties perform blepharoplasty or cosmetic eyelid plastic surgery. Even in the most skilled hands complications can occur. As a result, Dr. Lissauer’s practice is dedicated to repairing complications of previous cosmetic eyelid surgery. Dr. Lissauer is an oculoplastic surgeon with training in ophthalmology and plastic surgery; this makes him skilled and qualified in cosmetic eyelid surgery and reconstructive eyelid surgery.

What type of eyelid surgery complications is repaired?

Some of the most common problems encountered after a poor result from cosmetic eyelid surgery are:  Pulled down lower eyelids, inability to close the eyes, drooping of the upper eyelids, residual puffiness or swelling, change in the shape of the eyelids, asymmetry, hollowness, and scarring. Other problems may be seen as well and given Dr. Lissauer’s training in oculoplastic surgery, skill and expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, many of these problems can be improved and repaired.

As with any eyelid and facial procedure, a detailed consultation and discussion with Dr. Lissauer is neccessary before a treatment plan can be devised. Bringing pre-operative and post-operative photos, operative reports, and medical records to the consultation will provide valuable information and further aid in the treatment plan as well.

If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Lissauer regarding repair after cosmetic eyelid surgery, please contact our New York office at: 212-717-2150 for an appointment.