Blepharoplasty

Our eyes are a reflection of our identity, and eyelid rejuvenation surgery can help you show off your eyes to the fullest. The eyelid area is often one of the first areas of the face to reveal aging. Eyelid surgery, technically called blepharoplasty, in Tucson from board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jerold Olson helps patients from Green Valley, Sierra Vista, Sahuarita, and surrounding cities renew their eye area and even improve their vision.

To find out how eyelid surgery can enhance your appearance, request a consultation online with Dr. Olson or call (520) 200-2218.

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
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Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Case 71 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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The patient, a 55-year-old male, sought out Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson due to dissatisfaction with the appearance of his lower eyelids. The excess skin in this area contributed to a tired look that did not align with his lively personality. With the aim of achieving a fresher, younger-looking appearance, he turned to Dr. Jerold... Read More
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To brighten her visage and rejuvenate her overall appearance, a 56-year-old woman sought out a solution that could both suit her busy lifestyle and bring about noticeable results. Her pursuit for a more refreshed look brought her to Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery for a consultation regarding Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson. This p... Read More
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Case 22 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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The patient, a 59-year-old female, sought to improve the appearance of her upper eyelids, which were marked by excess skin and notable asymmetry. She opted for a Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson to enhance her look. Beyond her desire for a more youthful presence, the motivation for this elective medical procedure was to rectify the u... Read More
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At 50 years old, the patient above desired a revitalized appearance to combat the frequent comments about looking tired she was receiving. Feeling that her upper eyelids and elongated upper lip were aging her prematurely, she decided to consult with Dr. Jerold Olson of Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery about the possibility of a lip lift and B... Read More
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Case 14 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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The patient sought Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson motivated by the desire to reinvigorate and enhance their eye area. The excess upper eyelid skin was a concern, creating a tired, aged appearance that undermined their self-confidence. Therefore, they chose Dr. Jerold Olson, a renowned facial plastic surgeon, to perform an upper Ble... Read More
Direct Neck Lift Case 44 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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When an 80-year-old male with a youthful spirit sought to mirror his inner vitality, he made the choice to undergo a Direct Neck Lift and Blepharoplasty. His goal was to address the sagging skin around his neck and the drooping eyelids which often come with age, presenting him an appearance that didn't fit his energetic lifestyle. With a keen... Read More
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Case 10 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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The above patient, a 65-year-old woman, contacted Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery with an interest in addressing the condition of her skin and removing excess upper eyelid skin. She decided to undergo Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson, followed by Laser Resurfacing, after a careful consultation with Dr. Jerold Olson, whose extensive... Read More
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Case 11 Before & After View #1 | Tucson, AZ | Foothills Facial Plastic Surgery
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At 45 years old, this patient was seeking a solution for the excess skin on her upper eyelids that hindered not only her ability to apply eye makeup effectively but also made her feel less youthful. She was recommended Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Tucson by Dr. Jerold Olson to address her concerns. This procedure was conducted in an off... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Selecting Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery provides a more youthful-looking eye area. This procedure can:

  • Diminish wrinkles surrounding the eyes
  • Reduce under-eye bags and sagging below the eyelids
  • Soften laugh lines and crow’s feet around the eyes
  • Tighten loose, hooded upper eyelids
  • Improve peripheral vision
Dr. Olson

Meet Your Surgeon

Board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jerold Olson is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor® who specializes in both cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. A leader in the field with advanced expertise in rhinoplasty, he delivers exceptional results with compassion and a commitment to helping you look and feel your best.

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About Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Olson uses a delicate approach for his blepharoplasty patients, involving a very thin incision along the eyelid rim line or natural upper eyelid crease. He performs lower eyelid surgery by placing incisions either along the lower lash line or inside the lower eyelids. The goal is to make any incisions as unnoticeable as possible. If your upper eyelid sagging is significant, you may benefit from a brow lift instead of, or in addition to, eyelid surgery.

Eyelid surgery may be performed on its own or in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures and treatments, including facelift, injectable fillers, or BOTOX® Cosmetic. Dr. Olson is recognized for his advanced techniques and he will tailor the procedure to meet your goals. Some younger patients who get upper or lower eyelid surgery may want to combine the procedure with a direct neck lift to create a more youthful-looking jawline and neck.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I know what my eyes will look like following eyelid surgery?

You can view before-and-after photos to obtain an idea of the results Dr. Olson has achieved for other patients like you. In addition, during your consultation Dr. Olson can provide additional before and after cases and talk with you about the results he thinks are possible given your facial anatomy and personal goals. He can assist you with setting reasonable expectations for the outcome of your procedure.

How long will my eyelid surgery results last?

The results of eyelid surgery are very long lasting. Patients ordinarily only need 1 eyelid surgery in a lifetime.  There can be continued aging of the skin in this area but proper use of sunscreen, medical-grade skin care and BOTOX® Cosmetic can preserve the results from your surgical procedure.

What can I expect from my eyelid surgery recovery?

Choosing a board-certified facial plastic surgeon such as Dr. Olson helps to ensure that your recovery goes well. Dr. Olson will provide you with post-operative instructions to decrease recovery time and create results you can love. Avoiding certain medications that can increase bleeding and bruising before and after surgery is very important.  If you are a smoker, you will be advised to quit. Smoking will affect both the results of surgery and the appearance of the eyelids over time. Discomfort in the first few days can be relieved with medication, and swelling and bruising can be minimized with the use of a cold compress. Dr. Olson recommends that his patients allow 7 to 10 days for rest, at which time swelling and bruising should begin to subside.

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