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Blepharoplasty in Boca Raton

[liv]® Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Overview

[liv]® Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is performed on the upper eyelids, the lower eyelids, and both. This procedure refreshes the eye area by removing sagging skin from the upper eyelids, tightening droopy lower eyelids, and reducing puffy bags from underneath the eyes.

The blepharoplasty procedure is one of the most effective ways to appear more youthful, refreshed, and rejuvenated. This procedure enhances your natural beauty and can easily take years, if not decades, off your physical appearance. Be sure to look at our blepharoplasty before and after results for a closer look at the remarkable outcomes of this procedure.   

Dr. Andrew Ress and his exceptional medical team at [liv]® Plastic Surgery are pleased to offer you the most outstanding blepharoplasty results and the best eyelid surgery in Boca Raton. In addition to being the best blepharoplasty surgeon, Dr. Andrew Ress combines surgical skills with top-tier care, compassion, and professionalism.

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[liv]® Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) in Boca Raton:

Upper Blepharoplasty: When the upper lids are corrected by removing extra skin, a tiny strip of muscle, repositioning or removing fatty tissue and creating crisp definition between the upper lid and brow. Upper blepharoplasty is also called upper eyelid surgery. 

Lower Blepharoplasty: Correction of the lower lid by removing fat pockets, tightening the support structures of the lower lid so the whites of the eye show less if necessary, and corrects texture irregularities. Lower blepharoplasty is also called lower eyelid surgery.

Quad Blepharoplasty: Combining the upper and lower eyelid procedures. Frequently a fat transfer procedure (FTP) to the cheeks is performed as well. irregularities. Quad blepharoplasty is also called double eyelid surgery.

Cultural and Ethnic Blepharoplasty: To achieve truly exceptional blepharoplasty results, you need a surgeon who considers your unique facial structure and features. Blepharoplasty is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. Dr. Andrew Ress specializes in Asian blepharoplasty, African-American blepharoplasty, and other ethnic blepharoplasties. 

The Benefits of Blepharoplasty Surgery 

  • Wakes up and rejuvenates your face and overall appearance
  • Enriches your natural beauty 
  • Smooths the regions from the cheek to the lower eyelid
  • Enhances results when combined with [liv]® Lift-Face and [liv]® Rhinoplasty
  • Leads to increased confidence, empowerment, and overall well-being
  • Exceptional, noticeable, and natural blepharoplasty before and after results

The blepharoplasty procedure is an outpatient procedure completed in one to two hours. Most blepharoplasties are done using local anesthesia and oral sedation. Patients typically remain awake but are slightly sleepy and calm for the procedure. It is common to feel a pinch of pain with the injection of local anesthetic and then only pressure and mild discomfort for the remainder of the procedure.  

After your procedure, you are monitored by our caring and professional staff for a brief time and then can return home to recover. You will follow up with Dr. Andrew Ress postoperatively to ensure your blepharoplasty is healing well.   

Am I a Good Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is appropriate for both women and men, young and old. Generally it is preferred to start at an earlier age with eyelid skin tightening, including simple fractionated CO2 laser (DOT) treatments. Men particularly get their upper eyelids corrected, and this is part of our Executive Makeover™ package.

Blepharoplasty is performed on adults of all ages. You should be in relatively good physical health to be a good candidate for blepharoplasty. You should want to improve the appearance of your eye area, have realistic expectations for the procedure’s results, and have a good understanding of the procedure.

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Why Choose Dr. Andrew Ress for Blepharoplasty?

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  • Dr. Andrew Ress is the best blepharoplasty surgeon in Boca Raton and surrounding areas. Dr. Ress is the founder of [liv]® Plastic Surgery and brings over 25 years of plastic surgery experience to his patients, along with exceptional care and outcomes. 
  • Dr. Andrew Ress excels in blepharoplasty, facial, and other cosmetic surgeries. In addition to his premier medical training, the two surgical fellowships he has completed distinguish his expertise, skill, and care. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery. 
  • Dr. Andrew Ress has a long list of satisfied and repeat customers. His reputation is second to none, and his reviews speak for themselves. In addition, he was voted Boca Raton’s Best Cosmetic Surgeon by the Sun-Sentinal.  
  • Dr. Andrew Ress is proud to offer the most modern and cutting-edge surgical blepharoplasty technique. He specializes in all kinds of blepharoplasty, including upper, lower, quad, and ethnic blepharoplasties. 
  • Dr. Andrew Ress is conveniently located in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida. The convenient, modern, and upscale location of [liv]® Plastic Surgery draws patients from all over the region. This location includes Dr. Ress's state-of-the-art office, medspa, and surgical center, allowing you to receive all your care in one convenient location. 

What to Expect During a Consultation for Blepharoplasty

During your blepharoplasty consultation, you will meet one-on-one with Dr. Andrew Ress. He will thoroughly examine your facial features and facial structure.  He will ask you about your goals and expectations and partner with you to decide which type of blepharoplasty procedure will give you the best results. Here are a few other things to know:


  • Recovery after blepharoplasty is relatively quick. You can return to work in approximately one week and return to the gym in about two weeks. 
    After blepharoplasty, it is normal to experience bruising and swelling around the procedure area. These effects are usually mild to moderate and subside over one to two weeks as your blepharoplasty heals. 
  • You will be provided with detailed aftercare instructions at your consultation. You will need to apply lubricating/antibiotic ointment to your eyes after the procedure to assist with the healing and recovery process. 
  • Like every elective cosmetic procedure, blepharoplasty has risks and benefits. Blepharoplasty is generally low-risk and very well tolerated. Risks and benefits will be explained in detail during your individualized consultation. 
  • After your consultation, you can choose to schedule your blepharoplasty procedure. Each patient’s individual needs and total blepharoplasty cost may vary. We deeply care about providing a personalized approach to cosmetic surgery and require a consultation before scheduling. 

Dr. Andress Ress will explain the blepharoplasty procedure to you and ensure all your questions are answered. Plastic surgery is a highly personal decision, and Dr. Ress and his premium medical team are here to care for you and support you through the entire process. 

Dr. Andrew Ress and the staff at [liv]® Plastic Surgery want you to leave your consultation feeling confident and empowered in your decision to have a blepharoplasty. We are proud of the outcomes and results we get for our patients and are delighted to offer the best blepharoplasty in Boca Raton. We know you will be thrilled with the results of your blepharoplasty procedure. 

Schedule your blepharoplasty consultation today by calling 561-678-0231. 

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Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) FAQs

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How Much Does a Blepharoplasty Cost?

The average total cost of a blepharoplasty in Boca Raton ranges from $3,500 to $5,000. The average cost without facility, anesthesia, and other fees ranges from $2,500 to $4,500. Lower and quad blepharoplasties tend to cost more than upper blepharoplasties. 

Here’s what goes into the total cost of your blepharoplasty procedure:   

  • Anesthesia fees may apply. Most blepharoplasty surgeries are outpatient procedures that are done under local anesthesia and oral sedation. Your anesthesia fee may vary based on the best type of anesthetic for you and your individual procedure.  
  • Facility fees may apply. Your blepharoplasty procedure is done in a clean, modern surgery center that meets the highest quality, health, and safety parameters. Our patient’s safety is our top priority.  
  • Dr. Andress Ress is the most experienced blepharoplasty surgeon who provides the best results, and his pricing reflects this. His experience and outcomes make his procedures worth more than those of less experienced and less successful surgeons. 
  • Most blepharoplasty procedures are elective and cosmetic procedures not covered by health insurance. On rare occasions, eyelids can begin to droop far enough to obstruct your vision. In this case, your insurance may cover all or part of the procedure. 
  • Your consultation is always free. After your consultation, we can provide specific details on your total expected blepharoplasty cost. 
  • Financing options are available at [liv]® Plastic Surgery. Financing options can be discussed during and after your individualized consultation. 

The individual needs of each patient may vary. Because of this, the total cost of your procedure can fluctuate based on many factors. Dr. Andres Ress at [liv]® Plastic Surgery prides himself on providing the most individualized care and personalized cosmetic experience. 

How long does blepharoplasty last?

The results of upper eyelid surgery lasts about 5 to 7 years and lower eyelid surgery results are essentially permanent. The results of your blepharoplasty can also depend on individual factors, genetics, your skin care regimen, and sun exposure. 

Professional and medical-grade skin care can extend the life of your blepharoplasty. Sunscreen, sun hats, and sun protection are instrumental in extending your results. 

The results of blepharoplasty can be amplified, improved, and extended when paired with other cosmetic procedures. Here are additional procedures that pair well with blepharoplasty: 

  • Injectable neurotoxins such as Botox®, Dysport®, and Xemin®
  • Sculptra®
  • Facial filler
  • Laser resurfacing
  • Facials and the HydraFacial MD®
  • Chemical peel
  • Microneedling
Is A blepharoplasty worth the money?

The vast majority of people are pleased with the results of their eyelid surgery and say that their blepharoplasty procedure was worth the money and more! Your eye area is one of the first and most prominent parts of your body to show signs of age. Blepharoplasty is an extremely effective way to appear refreshed, younger, and more energized while minimizing the visible signs of aging. 

Eyelid surgery results are designed to appear natural looking and enhance facial features. Eyelid surgery is considered to be worth it if you are wanting to look younger and more refreshed. 

What is the difference between a Brow Lift vs. a Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is most effective for people with excess skin and droopy upper eyelids. A brow lift works best for people with heavy, droopy eyebrows and forehead wrinkles. Each procedure provides excellent results, but one may be better for you based on your goals, desires, and outcomes.

If you are debating whether to pursue a brow lift, blepharoplasty, or both, ensure you receive a personalized consultation with a cosmetic surgeon before making a decision. A skilled and experienced surgeon is your best resource when determining which procedure is correct for you.  

Will I look the same after blepharoplasty?

Yes and no! The results of your blepharoplasty will be noticeable but natural. You will look like yourself but appear more youthful, refreshed, and rejuvenated. You will also notice a substantial decrease in the appearance of undereye bags and puffiness.  

Blepharoplasty can help make the eyes look "larger" by removing encroaching soft tissue from the corners. However, the actual shape of a person's eye is not changed with this procedure. Your surgeon will ensure your procedure is done with care and consideration of your natural facial features and structure.   

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