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Upper Blepharoplasty West Palm Beach, FL

Reveal Your Eyes’ Inner Glow


Your upper eyelids play a significant role in framing and enhancing the beauty of your eyes. Factors that detract from this beauty are related to aging caused by genetics, sun exposure, and weight fluctuations, among other causes.

These changes vary from patient to patient, from having more hooded eyelids due to sagging skin and excess fat, to drooping (or ptotic) eyelids from fat or volume loss. Upper blepharoplasty offers a transformative solution. This cosmetic procedure focuses on rejuvenating your upper eyelids and restoring a youthful, refreshed look.

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Upper Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery at Troiano Facial Plastics

At Troiano Facial Plastics, your facial skin rejuvenation journey is our passion. Chelsea Troiano, MD and the dedicated team at Troiano Facial Plastics are your trusted partners in achieving your aesthetic goals. With her extensive expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence, West Palm Beach Upper Blepharoplasty provider, Dr. Troiano has become a recognized authority in the field of facial plastic surgery.

She brings a refined skill set honed through years of specialized training and experience. At Troiano Facial Plastics, we understand that each patient is unique, and our approach is tailored to address your specific needs and desires. With our personalized care and cutting-edge techniques, we are devoted to helping you enhance the natural beauty of your upper eyelids and achieve the results you’ve always desired.

What Is an Upper Blepharoplasty?


For patients in West Palm Beach upper blepharoplasty, or upper eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that treats common issues like excess skin and bulging on the upper eyelid.

With the combined effects of long term sun exposure, changes in weight and hormones, and the inevitable forces of gravity, our skin on the entire face, and especially around the eyes, can start to lose its elasticity and tightness. Our eyes are one of the first areas of the face to start showing signs of aging and can make you seem tired or sad when you are anything but that! As the upper eyelid changes, it can also change the way you apply makeup and even how well you can see. An upper eye lift addresses these changes to help reverse signs of aging and rejuvenate the appearance.

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Benefits of Upper Blepharoplasty

Upper blepharoplasty offers numerous advantages that can significantly enhance your quality of life. Some of the key benefits of this transformative treatment include:

  • Restores a youthful appearance to the upper eyelids
  • Removes excess skin and reduces sagging
  • Addresses bulging or puffiness of the upper eyelids
  • Improves the symmetry and balance of the eyes
  • Enhances the natural contours of the upper eyelids
  • Opens up the eyes, creating a more refreshed and awake look
  • Helps reduce the appearance of tiredness or heaviness in the eye area
  • Can improve vision by removing obstructive excess skin
  • Give you back the area where your eye makeup is applied, no more smearing

These benefits, combined with the expertise of Dr. Troiano and the dedicated team at Troiano Facial Plastics, make upper blepharoplasty an ideal choice for those seeking to enhance the beauty and vitality of their eyes.

Upper Blepharoplasty Procedure

An upper eye lift involves making careful incisions along the natural folds of the skin to help hide any visible scarring. If determined to be necessary at the time of your consultation, special maneuvers are performed to reshape excess fat and even suspend the brow to a higher position.

If you're interested in upper blepharoplasty West Palm Beach facial plastic surgeon Chelsea Troiano, MD has specialized training in upper and lower eyelid cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She is adept at customizing each procedure to fit each patient’s desired goals while respecting the individual’s facial contours. Following your aftercare instructions carefully can reduce the risk of visible scarring after cosmetic surgery.

Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

The recovery period for eyelid surgery typically lasts 2 weeks, with some individuals requiring additional healing time. Dr. Troiano generally recommends taking two weeks off work, although many patients return after just one week. The initial 7-10 days following surgery will likely see the highest level of bruising or swelling. Significant pain is uncommon during blepharoplasty recovery. Non-dissolvable sutures, if used, are typically removed in a follow-up visit after one week.

To minimize swelling, apply cool compresses or ice the eye area at least four times a day. Maintain an upright sleeping position and use prescribed eye drops or ointments while keeping the eyelids clean. Contact lens wearers should refrain from wearing them for at least two weeks. The majority of swelling subsides within two weeks, but it may take up to six months for complete resolution and optimal results. Blepharoplasty scars typically fade within a year, becoming barely noticeable.

Am I a Good Candidate for an Upper Blepharoplasty?

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Patients who want to correct the appearance of loose, sagging skin around the upper eyelid are excellent candidates for an eye lift procedure. To undergo a cosmetic enhancement procedure, you must be in good general health. It is recommended that smokers plan to quit as it delays healing and leads to inferior surgical results.

How Much Does an Upper Blepharoplasty Cost?

Our procedures are also customized to suit every patient’s individual needs appropriately. This means we calculate costs and fees for treatment based on the unique approach taken for each patient. This will always factor in technical needs, like the cost of Dr. Troiano and her team, surgical equipment, and refined care in a luxurious facility.

Why Dr. Troiano for Upper Blepharoplasty Surgery

Chelsea Troiano, MD, is a fellowship-trained board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. This prestigious certification requires completing a rigorous 5-year training program in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. An extremely competitive and highly-sought after additional year of fellowship training followed the initial five years of training which focused strictly on cosmetic facial plastic surgery. Dr. Troiano’s expertise and dedication to her craft make her a highly qualified professional in her field.

Dr. Troiano’s dedication to providing her patients with care helps make her one of the best blepharoplasty surgeon in Palm Beach. She strives to mimic the effortlessly luxurious environments of cities like Miami and LA, without the hustle and bustle. Her facility in West Palm Beach delivers incredible cosmetic enhancement solutions in a relaxing space.

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We’re excited to work with you and help you reach your facial rejuvenation goals. Contact us at (561) 571-3323 to schedule your upper blepharoplasty consultation today!

Upper Blepharoplasty FAQ

For patients who cannot undergo blepharoplasty or want to avoid surgery altogether, we have other solutions that are minimally-invasive. Botox and dermal fillers can sometimes be used to give a lifted appearance to the eyes in a select group of patients.

As a general rule, most health insurance will not cover elective surgery. Cosmetic procedures such as blepharoplasty or an upper eye lift generally will not be applicable for insurance coverage.

The recovery for an upper eye lift surgery is generally two weeks. However, it is important to remember that it takes the body an entire year to fully heal from any surgical procedure. This means that incision line texture and color will continue to improve over the course of time.

For eyelid surgery, local anesthesia is used to numb the area for your comfort and to help ensure you won’t experience pain during the procedure. While you will likely experience a degree of swelling and bruising during the recovery period, most Palm Beach upper blepharoplasty patients do not experience significant pain.

Blepharoplasty is considered a safe procedure with minimal risks. Like most cosmetic surgeries, there are some associated risks, such as swelling, bruising, bleeding at the incision points, and infection. Working with an experienced cosmetic surgeon like Dr. Troiano ensures these risks are minimal.

Upper Blepharoplasty is generally considered a permanent procedure. However, it will not halt the natural aging process, and many patients may consider a second procedure after about 10-15 years.

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