Blepharoplasty San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD specializes in improving the shape of the eyes. Dr. Jose Barrera, MD was named a top eyelid surgeon by Realself.com. Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery can be performed in the office or in the operating room under anesthesia. Blepharoplasty cost and eyelid surgery cost depends on the extent of surgery needed, the cost of the facility, and cost of anesthesia required.
Blepharoplasty San Antonio and Eyelid Surgery San Antonio is an aesthetic surgical procedure that corrects and modifies eyelid defects, deformities or disfiguration of the eyelids. Blepharoplasty San Antonio involves excision, removal and/or repositioning of excess tissue in the upper and lower eyelids and reinforcement of the muscle and tendon tissues. Patients undergo blepharoplasty San Antonio procedures in order to restore functionality of the upper and lower eyelids and improve the appearance of the eye-region of the face.
Laser blepharoplasty refers to the usage of a laser instead of a scalpel during surgery. Blepharoplasty San Antonio Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, MD is adept at using standard scalpel excision of the upper eyelid skin or laser blepharoplasty San Antonio. The advantage of using a laser over a scalpel is that there is significantly less bleeding and bruising as the laser coagulates the blood as it cuts. Laser blepharoplasty is often combined with laser eyelid resurfacing, as the two procedures are complementary and can be performed in conjunction.
The Lumenis solution
Lumenis offers a complete laser blepharoplasty solution that combines an incisional solution with complementary eyelid resurfacing. The AcuPulse™ as well as the UltraPulse™ systems have an incisional handpiece that provides excellent surgical precision during treatment. With laser assisted incisions, bleeding during the procedure as well as post-surgery bruising are reduced. The systems are also equipped with fractional ablative skin resurfacing modes that offer excellent skin rejuvenation results in the surrounding periorbital areas.
Learn more about Laser Blepharoplasty and Laser Eyelid surgery at http://www.aesthetic.lumenis.com/Blepharoplasty.
Blepharoplasty San Antonio Advantages for patients:
- Improvement in peripheral field deficits associated with overhanging and redundant skin in the upper and lower eyelids.
- Complementary eyelid rejuvenation using fractional ablative skin resurfacing at the same time as blepharoplasty to improve upper and lower eyelid wrinkles.
- Optimal results and treatment control with Lumenis’ unique short pulse technologies UltraPulse and SuperPulse allowing the best ablation/coagulation ratio.
- Ability to tailor each eyelid condition using advanced technology that provides a wide choice of energy, shape, size and aesthetic precision.