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Eyelid Surgery


Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. This surgery can be performed on the upper lids, the lower lids, or both.

Questions to ask your plastic surgeon

Use this checklist of as a guide during your eyelid surgery consultation:

  • Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  • Were you specifically trained in the field of plastic surgery?
  • How many years of plastic surgery training have you had?
  • Do you have hospital privileges to perform this procedure? If so, at which hospitals?
  • Is the office-based surgical facility accredited by a nationally- or state-recognized accrediting agency, or is it state-licensed or Medicare-certified?
  • Am I a good candidate for this procedure?
  • What will be expected of me to get the best results?
  • Where and how will you perform my procedure?
  • What surgical technique is recommended for me?
  • How long of a recovery period can I expect, and what kind of help will I need during my recovery?
  • What are the risks and complications associated with my procedure?
  • How are complications handled?
  • How can I expect my eyes to look over time?
  • What are my options if I am dissatisfied with the cosmetic outcome of my eyelid surgery?
  • Do you have before-and-after photos I can look at for this procedure and what results are reasonable for me?


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297 Herndon Parkway Suite 101
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(703) 481-0002

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(703) 729-5553

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3222 Navy Drive
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(703) 264-0904

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Vienna, VA 22180

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10132 Colvin Run Road Suite F
Great Falls, VA 22066

(703) 757-6190

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46396 Benedict Drive Suite 330
Sterling, VA 20164

(703) 421-6000

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