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Is Blepharoplasty a Thing of the Past?

Published on April 19, 2016 by

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery has seen a 38% decline in popularity since 2000 and, while it remains one of the top five most popular plastic surgery procedures in the U.S., there were fewer performed in 2015 than in 2014. Does this mean that eyelid rejuvenation is a thing of the past? That we’ve […]

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Tired of Looking Tired? Time to Seriously Consider Blepharoplasty

Published on January 28, 2016 by

Blepharoplasty, also known as an eyelid lift or eyelid surgery, is capable of producing a more alert, rested, and youthful appearance to one of your most noticeable and attractive facial features. With eyelid surgery, Manhattan blepharoplasty surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman can address issues impacting both the upper and lower eyelids such as: Drooping an sagging […]

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Combating Under-Eye Bags

Published on September 11, 2015 by

Bags under your eyes leave you looking tired and worn down, but combating them can be tough. While looks definitely aren’t everything, in fashionable City looking your best can make the difference in getting ahead. If you are considering eyelid surgery, it is important to know that under-eye bags come in many forms and have […]

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When can I Wear Eye Makeup After Eyelid Surgery?

Published on August 26, 2015 by

City is the fashion center of the US, and eye makeup is a fashion staple. Many women don’t feel fully dressed without at least a bit of mascara, and dramatic cosmetics are a great way to set yourself apart. Following eyelid surgery you may have bruising that you are eager to cover up, however, it […]

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Am I Too Young for Eyelid Surgery?

Published on July 29, 2015 by

According to Cleveland Clinic, eyelid surgery is a common procedure among people age 30 and older. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, people age 40 and over made up the vast majority of eyelid surgery patients in 2014, although there was a small percentage of patients within the 30-39 age range, and an […]

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Eyelid Surgery Cost

Published on July 21, 2015 by

For the most part, the vast majority of cosmetic surgery procedures are not covered by health insurance. Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) is no exception. If you are having eyelid surgery because your field of vision is affected by extra eyelid skin bulging over the upper eyelids, then your health insurance policy may cover the procedure. You […]

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Study says Contact Lenses increase risk of Droopy Upper Eyelids

Published on June 29, 2015 by

A new study says wearing contact lenses increases the odds you’ll experience droopy upper eyelids, a cosmetic and sometimes visual problem corrected with blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). The study was published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, which is the official publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Apparently, researchers found increased risk of droopy eyelids […]

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Combining a Facelift with other Rejuvenation Procedures

Published on June 25, 2015 by

It’s not uncommon for one of our facial plastic surgery guests to want to combine their facelift procedure with other treatments. Doing so can often achieve a more comprehensive and continuous rejuvenation effect. Some patients do not want part of their face to look more youthful while the eyelids or another area looks older. Sometimes […]

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Eyelid Surgery Terms and Phrases you should know

Published on June 10, 2015 by

As you research the eyelid surgery procedure, you may come across the following terms – Blepharoplasty: simply a more technical term for eyelid surgery. It describes the procedure that rejuvenates the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids. Transconjunctival incision: an incision made inside of the lower eyelid. This incision is sometimes used for lower […]

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Top Questions to ask about Blepharoplasty

Published on April 21, 2015 by

Before choosing any surgical procedure, it’s important to gather all the information you can so that you feel confident about your decision. At , we encourage you to schedule a one-on-one consultation with experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr. Basil Pakeman, so that you have an opportunity to ask all of your blepharoplasty questions. Some of the […]

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