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Blepharoplasty: What To Expect After Surgery And Postoperative Care

If you’re dealing with a little excess skin on your upper eyelids, eyelids that hang so low they obstruct your vision, or deep under eye circles, you’re a great candidate for blepharoplasty surgery.f the eyes are the windows to your soul, but others can’t see your eyes or your droopy eyes make you look tired, they may be giving off the wrong impression....
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Will Blepharoplasty Change The Shape Of My Eyes?

Blepharoplasty is a facial plastic surgery procedure that has been gaining momentum over the past few years, largely in part because it provides men and women in Washington, DC with subtle changes that give them a refreshed, younger-looking appearance. Sometimes Dr. Porter sees patients who are curious about whether or not blepharoplasty will change the shape of their eyes as well. To learn more about......
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Don’t Let Droopy Eyes Obstruct Your Vision

Many people believe that blepharoplasty is purely a cosmetic choice. While many patients do choose this plastic surgery procedure to gain a more youthful appearance, Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery in Washington, DC sees patients every year who are interested in having blepharoplasty surgery in order to improve their vision. If you’ve are someone who has been experiencing eyelid hooding......
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5 Recovery Tips After Getting Blepharoplasty

Many of Dr. Porter’s Washington, DC patients are curious about how long they will need to recover from blepharoplasty, and what they can expect in the process. To ensure a safe, quick, and smooth recovery, Dr. Porter and Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery have 5 recovery tips to share. Follow Dr. Porter’s Post-Op Instructions to a “T” Dr. Porter and her team will send you......
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Eyelid Surgery: What to Expect

Bags under your eyes and droopy upper eyelids can make you look older than you are and can cause you to look fatigued all the time. Eyelid surgery is designed to address these issues. Here’s what you can expect with eyelid surgery. The natural aging process definitely plays a role in a person starting to develop saggy eyelids. There are other factors at play as......
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Enjoy a Refreshed Appearance After Eyelid Surgery

Even though most of us would agree that it is not the right thing to do, we do judge others based on their appearance. When an individual has a lot of loose skin on their eyelids or bags under their eyes, we may feel like they look tired and completely worn out. The truth is that these individuals may be full of energy, they are......
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Turn Over a New Leaf with Upper Eyelid Surgery

As we welcome fall and watch excitedly as the leaves change colors, it’s a natural time to think about transitions and transformations. If you’d like to transform tired, sad-looking eyes, upper eyelid surgery with Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter is your best option. Here, the founder of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery explains how upper eyelid surgery can help you look revitalized, younger and more attractive......
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Lift Your Eyelids for a Rejuvenated Appearance

Are you starting to look a little older than you feel? Are your eyes telling the world that you’re tired, stressed or just not as kind are you really are? These are all common complaints of patients who come to Dr. Jennifer Porter seeking the surgical correction of their drooping eyelids. Drooping eyelids tend to occur naturally over time as gravity sets in and patients......
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Get Rid of Tired, Weary Eyes

Some patients come to me complaining that they had a full-night’s rest and yet their eyes are puffy and their drooping eyes are giving them a tired and weary look all throughout the day.  This condition is caused by the excess fat and sagging skin in the upper and lower eyelid which can be hereditary or just a normal effect of aging.  Having droopy eyelids......
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