In the world of plastic surgery, it’s typically the major procedures that make news or get people’s attention. While surgeries like liposuction, tummy tucks, or butt augmentations are very popular and can leave a lasting impression, we think it’s important to remember the smaller procedures that can make just as great of an impact. Sometimes it can be the more area-specific procedures that produce the most significant results, such as eyelid or ear surgeries. Features on your face are the first things people notice about you, and can make a strong impression. If anything about your facial appearance isn’t exactly as you’d like it to be, we offer simple procedures that focus on achieving your aesthetic desires, featuring minor changes and yielding a major impact.
Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a facial plastic surgery procedure in which excess skin and tissue around your eyelids is removed to provide you with a refreshed, youthful appearance. Men and women alike choose eyelid surgery to help correct heavy fat deposits that are causing eyelid droop, excess tissue or bags underneath the eyes that leave a puffy or sagging appearance, and excess skin or folds that surround the eyes.
Ear surgery, also known as “ear pinning,” is technically called otoplasty. The otoplasty technique we choose for each patient depends on the shape and size of the ears as well as the proportions of the patient’s other facial features. In any case, permanent stitches will be placed in the natural folds behind the ears to hold them into their new position. These stitches are well hidden and should not be noticeable to anyone, nor should they result in any discomfort after the initial healing period. In most cases, discomfort will subside within one to two weeks, allowing patients to return to work comfortably.
If you’re interested in a small change with a big impact, we’d love to discuss our additional surgical and non-surgical ways of improving facial appearance when you come in for your first free consultation. Call us today at (404) 257-9888 to schedule an appointment!