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When there is too much skin on the upper or lower eyelids, it can cause functional and cosmetic concerns. Referred to as dermatochalasis, excess eyelid skin is most common in older adults, but it can appear in younger people as well. Dermatochalasis can affect both upper and lower eyelids, with drooping skin and tissue. At Dallas Facial Plastic Surgery Center, we offer excess eyelid skin removal surgery for those with dermatochalasis at our facility in Irving, TX.

The upper eyelids are most commonly impacted by dermatochalasis, but the undereye area can also have excess skin. When excess skin is on the upper eyelid, it may hang over the eyelashes and even droop into the line of vision. The loose skin can feel uncomfortable and create a tired, older appearance to the eyes. On the lower eyelids, excess skin and fatty tissue can sag below the eyes. This creates eyebags that make the person look tired all the time, even when they feel energetic.

Dermatochalasis can be caused by the natural aging process as the skin loses elasticity. It can also affect younger people when genetics, disease or injuries are the cause of excess skin or puffiness around the eyes.

Correcting Dermatochalasis

If you have dermatochalasis that is impacting your vision or appearance, excess eyelid removal plastic surgery may be the solution. Also referred to as blepharoplasty, the excess skin and fatty tissue can be removed from the upper and/or lower eyelids. Many patients also request an eyelid lift to tighten the eyelid for a refreshed, youthful appearance.

Dr. Stefan Shuaib is one of the top blepharoplasty specialists in the greater Dallas area. He is a highly respected facial plastic surgeon with a double board certification in Facial Plastic Surgery and in Head and Neck Surgery. If you have dermatochalasis and want to rejuvenate your eyes, Dr. Shuaib is an excellent choice for your cosmetic eye procedure.

If excess eyelid skin is making you look tired and older than you feel, come see us at Dallas Facial Plastic Surgery Center. Contact our office in Irving, TX, to schedule a blepharoplasty consultation with Dr. Stefan Shuaib, and find out if excess eyelid removal surgery is right for you.

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