The Difference Between Upper And Lower Blepharoplasty

Eyelid Surgery Northern Virginia

Many patients may not know the difference between upper and lower blepharoplasty in Northern Virginia.

Blepharoplasty refers to the surgical procedure which is performed on either the upper or lower eyelid.

Below, we reflect upon the biggest differences within this surgery as far as how it differs depending on which lid is being addressed.

Blepharoplasty In Northern Virginia

Eyelid surgery is the process where a surgeon removes any excess fat or tissue on either the upper or lower eyelid in order to create a younger looking appearance.

This is a popular treatment option for patients whose vision is affected by sagging skin, or for those with puffy looking lower lids.

Lower Blepharoplasty

When you receive a lower blepharoplasty in Northern Virginia, your doctor will likely focus on correcting any areas on the lower eyelid that cause it to look puffy or wrinkled.

Your surgeon will perform a lower blepharoplasty by creating an incision just beneath the lower eyelashes in order to remove any fat, muscle or skin that is creating the puffy appearance.

In some cases, fat may be redistributed in order to create an aesthetically pleasing result.

Upper Blepharoplasty

During an upper eyelid surgery session, your doctor will remove any extra skin or tissue that creates the appearance of a droopy lid.

You can expect an incision to be made along the upper crease of your eyelid in order to lift your skin and reposition your muscles for a younger looking, more refreshed appearance. 

Learn More About Blepharoplasty In Northern Virginia

At Sanctuary Cosmetic Center, our goal is to offer our male and female patients stellar personalized care, ensuring the most natural outcomes, resulting in a more youthful, beautiful you.

To learn more about eyelid surgery at Sanctuary Cosmetic Center, feel free to give us a call at (703)873-7728 today.

Schedule An Appointment With The Best Eyelid Surgeon In McLean

Dr. Soheila Rostami is the Medical Director and CEO of Sanctuary Cosmetic Center and Rostami OPC, the President of the Medical Society of Northern Virginia and a member of the board of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

She is a double board-certified oculo-facial cosmetic plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience turning back the clock on aging. She is much sought-after for her precise technique and skill level in eyelid surgery, dermal filler and neurotoxin injections, as well as being highly experienced with the most advanced anti-aging laser and radio-frequency technologies available today.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rostami, the best injector in McLean, VA, call 703.873.7728 or contact us online now.


We look forward to seeing how we can help you achieve a new level of confidence. Contact our team to set up a private consultation and explore everything we have to offer at Washington, D.C.’s premier cosmetic provider.

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