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Meet Dr. Lennox

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With such attention given to the eyes, it's no wonder so many men and women with droopy upper eyelids and puffy bags consider blepharoplasty, often called eyelid surgery. In Vancouver, BC, Royal College-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Peter Lennox has many years of experience transforming the most expressive part of the face from appearing old and tired to young and energized.

To take the next step, request a consultation with Dr. Lennox. Or, call our office at (604) 876-6552 to schedule your appointment. Women and men come to Dr. Lennox's practice for eyelid surgery from West Vancouver, Burnaby, and throughout the Vancouver area.

Eyelid Surgery Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
  • Eyelid Surgery case 34 before photo
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    Case #34

    This 56 year old woman from Vancouver was bothered by the amount of excess skin in her upper eyelids, and the quality of her upper eyelid skin. She elected to have upper lid blepharoplasty with skin excision and minimal fat excision. She was happy with the reduction in the upper lid skin excess an... View Case 

  • Eyelid Surgery case 18 before photo
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    Case #18

    This 44 year old woman noted skin excess and heaviness to her upper eyelids, and felt that she looked tired. She underwent removal of the skin (upper lid blepharoplasty). Her before photos show her pre operative markings. View Case 

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Understanding Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery opens and brightens the eyes by removing loose skin and fatty tissues that create droopiness and bags. This can be particularly troubling for women because it obscures the natural contours of the eyelid and makes it difficult to apply cosmetics. For men and women, bulging tissues make the eyes look small, tired, or even angry.

In Vancouver, blepharoplasty involves placing incisions in the fold of the upper lid and just below the eyelashes of the lower lid. Excess fat and skin are removed, the skin is tightened, and the incisions are delicately closed with tiny sutures. When healed, the scars are nearly impossible to see. An alternative method to treating the lower eyelid involves an incision on the inside of the lower lid. This allows Dr. Lennox to reduce lower eyelid bags with no visible scarring.

Recovery & Results

Eyelid surgery is an outpatient procedure, and most of Dr. Lennox's patients tell us that they experience minimal discomfort. It is common to have some bruising and swelling for the first 2 days but these issues usually subside rapidly on the third day. Most men and women return to work and start going out socially a week after surgery and resume their workouts 3 weeks after surgery.

Complementary Procedures

Eyelid surgery cannot remove every wrinkle from the eyelid area so many patients combine their procedure with injectable fillers to plump and smooth the skin's appearance. For even more dramatic results, some patients also have a facelift to tighten sagging skin of the cheeks, jawline, and neck.

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