Eyelid Lift (Laser)

An Innovative Technique for a More Youthful Appearance in Santa Rosa

Dr. Greg Chernoff at his Facial Center of Excellence offers a unique and innovative approach to eyelid surgery called a laser eyelid lift. The procedure known as eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is a popular cosmetic procedure to address droopy upper eyelids and lower eyelid bags.

What makes Dr. Chernoff’s eyelid surgery distinct is that he uses a state-of-the-art laser to make the incisions. This technique allows Dr. Chernoff to seal off the blood vessels during the procedure so there is less bleeding and swelling. It also delivers improved results, and a faster recovery than traditional eyelid (blepharoplasty) surgery.

Dr. Chernoff’s laser eyelid lift helps men and women by improving the appearance of droopy upper eyelids and reducing the extra skin. Additionally, Dr. Chernoff is able to improve lower eye bags and puffy lower eyelids so you can look “Your Natural Best!”

Who Can Benefit From an Eyelid Lift Surgery?

An upper or lower eyelid surgery can help to create a more rested and youthful appearance. Whether you are looking to improve your appearance or you have experienced problems that interfere with your vision, eyelid lift surgery can improve your eyelids.

During eyelid lift surgery, Dr. Chernoff may perform one or more of the following procedures to achieve the desired results:

  • Tighten sagging or loose skin that results in folds along the eyes and interferes with the upper eyelid’s natural contour.
  • Minimize fine wrinkles and excess skin on the lower eyelid.
  • Remove any excess skin that impairs the field of vision.
  • Reduce under eye bags that are sometimes associated with bulging or sagging eyelids.
  • Remove excess fatty deposits that can cause the eyelids to appear puffy.
  • Lift lower eyelids that droop.

A good candidate for eyelid lift surgery is a healthy individual who has no medical conditions that might interfere with normal healing. Candidates should be non-smoking and have both realistic goals and a positive outlook.

Dr. Chernoff advises patients that in some cases a drooping upper eyelid can be due to eyebrow and forehead skin relaxing.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Chernoff will examine your eyelids to determine the severity and laxity of your skin. Some patients have hanging skin that goes over their lids. Others have large bags and excess fat under the eyes. Based on your specific concerns, we will customize a plan that will be tailored to address your specific needs. Dr. Chernoff advises patients that in some cases a drooping upper eyelid can be due to eyebrow and forehead skin relaxing. For these patients, Dr. Chernoff may recommend an endoscopic eyebrow lift in addition to an upper laser eyelid Lift. In these cases, Dr. Chernoff makes tiny incisions that are hidden in the hairline for eyebrow lifts and in the crease of the eye for upper eyelid surgery.

As part of your consultation, we will discuss with you the best approach to achieve optimal results you desire.

How Is An Eyelid Lift Performed?

A severely drooping eyelid can be caused by the upper eyelid muscle stretching. This condition is referred to as eyelid ptosis and may require a separate surgical treatment to correct. Dr. Chernoff will advise you if this surgery is recommended.

Preparing For Surgery and After Surgery Care

Prior to any surgical procedure, Dr. Chernoff recommends that all our patients read our “Patient Guide for Plastic Surgery”. The guide explains important points that all patients should think about as they are considering a procedure.

Following your eyelid surgery, Dr. Chernoff and our dedicated team of recovery and after care nurses will provide you with specific instructions regarding the best way to care for your eyes to promote healing while reducing the potential for infection.

What Results Can You Expect After Your Eyelid Lift?

Dr. Chernoff has performed thousands of eyelid lifts for lower eyelids and upper eyelids. Along with effectively addressing excess skin, this procedure can also sometimes help to remove excess fat. Laser eyelid patients are typically very happy with their results. Many of our patients are thrilled with the compliments they receive on how natural-looking their results look.*

Chernoff Cosmetic Surgery patients who travel to our Santa Rosa office for their Laser Eyelid Lift can choose to stay in our Guest House after their procedure. Our staff will advise you with the details.

Why Dr. Greg Chernoff’s Facial Center Of Excellence For Your Laser Eyelid Lift Surgery?

When considering cosmetic surgery, finding the right surgeon can mean the difference between great results and less than optimal results. Board certification, advanced training and skills, along with years of experience are important factors to consider when selecting your facial cosmetic surgeon. You only have one face and you want to be sure to select the “best” plastic surgeon for your procedure.

At Dr. Chernoff’s Facial Center of Excellence, you can be reassured that he has the appropriate surgical certifications, extensive knowledge, experience, surgical skill and aesthetic vision. Dr. Chernoff is a renowned aesthetic surgeon and educator.

You can trust your delicate laser eyelid lift surgery to Dr. Chernoff, a triple board certified facial and reconstructive plastic surgeon. He is certified by The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The American Board of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Chernoff has performed hundreds of cosmetic surgeries and procedures for men and women in Santa Rosa, CA and the surrounding communities for over 20 years.

*Results may vary and are not guaranteed. Contact Chernoff Cosmetic Surgery to see if you are a candidate.