Eyelid surgery (also called an eye lift or blepharoplasty) reduces bagginess from the lower eyelids and removes excess skin from the upper eyelids.
This surgery is usually done for cosmetic reasons. It's also an effective way to improve sight in older people whose sagging upper eyelids get in the way of their vision.
An eye lift will not eliminate dark circles under the eyes, crow's feet, or other facial wrinkles. It is often done along with other procedures such as laser resurfacing, filler injections, or forehead lifts.
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As skin ages, it gradually loses its elasticity. A lack of elasticity plus the constant pull from gravity causes excessive skin to collect on the upper and lower eyelids.
Excess skin on the lower eyelid causes wrinkles and bulges. On the upper eyelids, an extra fold of skin can hang over the eyelashes and get in the way of seeing.
The fat that cushions the eyeball from the skull can also cause bulges in the upper and lower eyelids. The thin membrane that holds the fat in place weakens with age, letting the fat come forward into the lids like a hernia.
The best candidates for an eye lift are people with good health and realistic expectations. Most are 35 years or older, but if baggy eyelids or droopy eyelids run in your family, you may decide to have the surgery done sooner.
Eyelid surgery can enhance your appearance and help build your confidence. However, it may not result in your ideal look or alter your facial structure. Before you decide to have surgery, think about your goals and discuss them with Dr. Krupp.
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BOARD-CERTIFIED ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON EMPHASIZING FACIAL COSMETIC SURGERY
Dr. Krupp graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1982 and completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, in 1985. Dr. Krupp earned his Board Certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1987. He has been in private practice ever since and remains at the top of his field through vigorous training in advanced procedures. He enjoys teaching and has taken the opportunities for hands-on teaching and lecturing throughout his career. He makes no compromises when it comes to patient care. It’s clear upon an office visit that Dr. Krupp drives this sense of patient-centered care throughout his practice. It’s evident that Dr. Krupp loves his work and taking care of people.
Commissioned in September 2016, Dr. Krupp proudly served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserves, stationed at Joint Base Andrews in D.C. Honorably discharged in December 2021.
● International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons● American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery● Academy of Osseointegration● MSDA-Maryland State Dental Association● AAOMS-American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons● AAID-American Academy of Implant Dentistry● ADA-American Dental Association● BCDA-Baltimore County Dental Association● American Dental Society of Anesthesiology● ABOMS- American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery● MASOMS- Mid-Atlantic Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons● ASMS- American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons● ASDA-American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists● ACOMS-The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
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