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Category: Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Lower Eyelid Surgery for Puffy Under Eye Circles

Posted December 26, 2014

When puffy circles or bags form under your eyes, it can lead to a number of issues with your appearance. For one, puffy or baggy lower eyelids will make you look tired, which has a negative impact on your appearance. In addition, bags under the eyes can make you look much older than you actually […]

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Can Eyelid Surgery Help Obstructed Vision?

Posted February 20, 2014

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is considered by many to be a strictly cosmetic procedure. The results of eyelid surgery can provide patients with a more refreshed, alert, and youthful appearance. However, blepharoplasty is often performed for reasons of function rather than reasons of aesthetics. For some of our San Francisco patients, eyelid surgery is necessary […]

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Best Cosmetic Treatments for the Eyes

Posted June 21, 2013

Aging, gravity, and sun exposure can all take a toll on a patient’s facial features. However, there is no area of the face more susceptible to the effects of these elements than the eyes. This is because the skin and tissue around the eyes is particularly delicate and sensitive. As such, the eyes are likely […]

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What to Expect After Eyelid Surgery

Posted January 01, 2013

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your eyelids, you may be considering eyelid surgery, which is also referred to as blepharoplasty. Blepharoplasty is used to remove excess eyelid tissue to create a rejuvenated, youthful appearance. Before you elect to have this procedure performed, it is important to understand the possible side effects and […]

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Facelift Side Effects and Risks

Posted October 22, 2012

The physical signs of aging can be difficult to ignore, especially those affecting the face. Wrinkles, loss of volume, creases, and sagging skin can be difficult to accept. One of the ways that San Francisco plastic surgery patients can overcome the physical signs of facial aging is through facelift surgery. If you are bothered by […]

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Plastic Surgery Procedures Eligible for Insurance Coverage

Posted August 13, 2012

At the practice of San Francisco plastic surgeon Kimberly Henry, we receive a lot of inquiries regarding whether the cost of the procedures we offer can be covered, in part or in full, by insurance. In most cases, unfortunately, the answer is a definitive “no.” Most insurance companies do not cover any surgery that is […]

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Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures for Middle-aged Adults and Seniors

Posted May 04, 2012

The physical changes that naturally occur during the aging process can be quite difficult to accept. Wrinkles, loss of facial volume, stubborn areas of fat, and loose and hanging skin are just some of the many issues facing our middle-aged adult and senior San Francisco plastic surgery patients. Through anti-aging plastic surgery treatments, you can […]

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Types of Facial Plastic Surgery

Posted March 19, 2012

For patients seeking a younger, fresher, and more balanced facial appearance, facial plastic surgery may be the answer. There are several different facial rejuvenation procedures, each targeting a different area of the face and neck to achieve the best and most attractive results. At our San Francisco plastic surgery practice, Dr. Kimberly Henry performs facial […]

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Upper vs. Lower Eyelid Surgery

Posted March 16, 2012

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, can dramatically improve the appearance of the upper and lower eyelids. The procedure often results in a rejuvenated appearance to the area surrounding the eyes, making the patient appear younger, more rested, and alert. It may be necessary to operate on the upper eyelids, the lower eyelids, or both. […]

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Eyelid Surgery Candidates

Posted August 22, 2011

There are plenty of options available to people who would like to reduce any signs of aging and look younger and more vibrant. A facelift, for example, can reduce the sagging, drooping, and wrinkling of the middle portion of the face quite effectively. The brow lift can make the furrows on the forehead disappear. For […]

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