Category Archives: Upper Blepharoplasty

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What To Look for in Before-and-After Photos

People considering cosmetic surgery often browse before-and-after photos of patients who had the same procedure they want before choosing a plastic surgeon. Along with patient reviews, B&A photos wield significant influence on a patient's choice of a surgeon. But what should you look for in photos if, for example, you thinking of eyelid surgery in …

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‘How Do I Know If I Need Eyelid Surgery?’

Are people asking if you feel tired even when you're well-rested? Have you noticed your peripheral vision getting worse? Those are 2 signs that it could be time to get blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) at our Brentwood, TN, practice south of downtown Nashville. The delicate skin around the eyes often shows early signs of aging, such …

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What Causes Facial Aging?

That old saying about the inevitability of death and taxes should have included a third unavoidable fact of life—wrinkles. Some of us start seeing the first signs of facial aging earlier than others, but at some point, the skin reveals the years we have lived. For women and men who remain active and feel youthful, …

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Are Eyes the New Lips?

A year of wearing masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus has focused attention on the appearance of our eyes. Coupled with the transition to remote work and people spending hours a day on Zoom meetings, women and men are noticing how their eyes can show signs of aging or fatigue even when they feel energized. I've noticed …

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Video Calls Are Triggering a Surge in Cosmetic Surgery

During the pandemic, people are using video call platforms such as Zoom to work from home and connect socially with family and friends. These up close and personal meetings are leading many to people to analyze their facial features more than ever—and decide to fix those that make them self-conscious. We're seeing more people coming …

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Eyelid Surgery or Laser Treatment? Which Is Best

Time affects us all, and our faces are no exception. Delicate facial skin, especially around the eyes, is one of the first areas to show signs of aging. Many people considering eyelid surgery ask in online forums if they should get traditional eyelid surgery or opt for a laser option. How exactly can patients tell …

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Upper Blepharoplasty: Local Anesthesia or Sedation?

Droopy eyelids don’t just make you look tired, they can also affect your vision. This sagging can be caused by a loss of skin elasticity or conditions affecting eye nerves or muscles such as a stroke, brain tumor, or cancer. If your sagging eyelids have altered your appearance or sight, you may want to consider …

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Upper Blepharoplasty: Am I Too Young?

  If you have droopy eyelids or excess skin hanging over your eye, you've probably heard of upper blepharoplasty (commonly known as an eyelid lift). Many of our Nashville patients wonder if they might be candidates for this type of facial surgery. Often, people think you must be older to consider an eyelid lift. In …

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Surgical and Non-Surgical Eyelid Lift Treatments

As we get older, one of the first places we notice visible signs of aging is around our eyes. The delicate skin around the eyes is extremely thin and becomes even thinner as you age, with the most common changes including dark circles, ‘crow’s feet,’ and bags or swelling under or around the eyes. Thankfully, …

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Knowing When It’s Time For An Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty Procedure

What Is An Upper Blepharoplasty? An upper blepharoplasty is a procedure that removes protruding fat and loose, sagging skin from the eyelids. This procedure may be performed for cosmetic or medical purposes. The sole purpose of a cosmetic blepharoplasty is to improve one's appearance. A functional blepharoplasty is performed to improve vision. Loose skin and …

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Worth Waiting For

We understand you want your facial plastic surgery right away, but this is an instance where patience pays off. Our surgeries are often booked out a few months because Dr. Boggess:

  • Is highly accomplished, and his services are in demand.

  • Takes his time to ensure outstanding safety, care, and results.

  • Offers personalized techniques that aren’t available elsewhere.

We are worth the wait.

Learn more about why the best facial plastic surgeons are worth the wait, and how you can make the most of that time in this blog post.

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