Breakthroughs in Plastic Surgery

New Techniques in Eyelid Surgery

New Techniques in Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can be used to correct hollows around the eyes, loose skin, and fine lines and wrinkles. Now, new surgical techniques are enabling doctors to make these improvements without giving patients a “pulled” look, but instead achieving a natural effect where patients look youthful and rested. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brett Snyder explains several new trends in lower eyelid surgery in this interview from the 2009 Aesthetic Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and what doctors have learned about facial aging.

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