Since there is not much tissue support in the eyelids, this is often the first area to show signs of aging. The eyes are also the first feature others see when they look at you. Aging eyes can make you appear tired, sad, or just plain old.
Occasionally, the excess skin of the upper eyelid is often what contributes to the appearance of aging. For this reason, people often focus first on their eyes before they express concern about improving the appearance of their neck, or other areas.
During eyelid surgery, known as blepharoplasty, it is of utmost importance to determine the appropriate amount of skin, muscle, and fat to be removed in order to obtain optimal and natural looking results. Therefore, it is important to choose a surgeon with experience and expertise in eyelid surgery.
Doctor Shahar also has vast experience with Asian eyes and understands the importance of maintaining these characteristics.
Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a plastic surgery procedure designed to remove eyelid skin and to remove fat from the eyelids.
There are 2 types of eyelid surgeries:
Upper blepharoplasty surgery: small incisions to the upper eyelid to remove skin. the eyelid is then stitched (with a very thin stitch) back together to create an eyelid crease. This procedure can be done under local anesthesia.
Lower blepharoplasty surgery: small incision underneath the eyelash either from the inside or the outside of the lower eyelid to remove fat.
During your consultation, Dr. Shahar will advise you on the right eyelid surgery procedure for you, show you many before and after photos, and answer all of your questions to help you decide what’s best for you. Please call our office at (212) 717-4066 (NYC) or Book a Consultation to arrange for a free consultation with Dr. Shahar.
The recovery time is short, and you can be back to work within 3 to 5 days. Pain is minimal and can be managed with Tylenol. Swelling and bruising are minimized by the medication provided after surgery. In a few short weeks you will look alert, rested and refreshed. During your consultation, Dr. Shahar will advise you on the right eyelid surgery procedure for you, show you many before and after photos, and answer all of your questions to help you decide what’s best for you.
Centrally located yet conveniently discrete, we’re a heartbeat away from the pulse of New York City. Natural Look Institute is located near Grand Central Station (13min) and boasting more than 9 train lines in the immediate vicinity of the Plastic Surgery Medical Clinic. Natural Look Institute is easily accessible from every corner of New York City.
Dr. Yoel Shahar has performed thousands of procedures in New York City and Europe over the past 25 years. He specializes in a wide range of procedures such as mini face lift, rhinoplasty, nose surgery, eyelid procedure, temporal lift, fat injection, brow lift ,buccal fat removal, as well as injectable and fillers.
What patients respect most about Dr. Shahar’s cosmetic surgery is that he has their best interests at heart. He will never overcorrect and always recommend a minimum procedure to achieve the outmost natural look.
Deciding to undergo cosmetic enhancements and plastic surgery overall is an extremely serious and personal decision. For this reason alone, you need to be surrounded by the best of the best. Doctor Yoel Shahar offers personalized advice, caring attention and support before and after the surgery. He always generously offers his time to answer any questions you may have.
Dr. Shahar and his team aim to deliver the best patient support and the most natural looking cosmetic surgery.
Rediscover a new you thanks to one of New York’s most trusted plastic surgeons: Dr. Yoel Shahar.