Through her finesse approach to eyelid surgery, Dr. Hamilton aims to achieve a youthful, natural-looking appearance, while still preserving a patient’s facial identity. Blepharoplasty, also called eyelid surgery, can fulfill both aesthetic goals (rejuvenating the aesthetic appearance of the upper and lower eyelids) and functional goals (repairing ptosis by lifting droopy, upper eyelids for improved vision and appearance).
Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery
The procedure can be performed on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both, depending on your cosmetic goals. Your safety and satisfaction are Dr. Hamilton’s top concerns, so she always thoroughly evaluates both your aesthetic desires and ocular history prior to beginning treatment. Redundant skin is removed from around the eyes, and excess fat is either extracted entirely or resculpted in order to restore lost volume. The remaining tissues are then tightened to create bright, awake-looking eyes. Dr. Hamilton is known for her attention to detail, and she takes extra care during surgery to place small, delicate sutures that—once healed—are virtually or even entirely imperceptible.
Tear Trough Augmentation with Fat Transfer
When the area between the lower eyelid and upper cheek loses volume, “tear troughs” develop, creating a sunken or hollow-looking appearance around the eyes. This can contribute to an aged and tired appearance, as the sunken area casts shadows below the eyes, creating the appearance of dark circles. Using facial fat transfer techniques, Dr. Hamilton can add or restore volume below the eyes for a more youthful, rested aesthetic. Tear trough augmentation is also sometimes performed using fillers.