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Even a minor error can lead to an uneven result. Many facial plastic surgeons do not offer lower eyelid surgery as it requires top-level surgical techniques for a result that appears even, natural, and refreshed.


What is lower eyelid surgery?

Lower eyelid surgery is a very delicate procedure, often performed by placing an incision within the lower eyelid, leaving no surgical scars. The excess drooping skin is surgically removed, while fat and drooping tissue below the eyes is tightened, smoothed, and lifted. Custom alterations to smooth the transition from the lower lids to the upper cheeks to fill in hollows may also be part of the surgery, based upon individual need.

Lower Eyelid Surgery, Sistine Facial Plastic Surgery

Why choose Sistine Facial Plastic Surgery for lower eyelid enhancement?

At Sistine Facial Plastic Surgery, we have a reputation for excellence in facial plastic surgery. We perform custom lower eyelid surgeries to correct aesthetic problems at and below the lower lid, including:

  • Undereye bags
  • Drooping lower lids
  • Excess skin on lower lids
  • Deep tear troughs
  • Dark circles beneath eyes

Dr. Paul Leong is a nationally recognized authority on facial plastic surgery. His attention to detail, artistry, and cutting-edge surgical techniques can transform your appearance, leaving you looking younger, revitalized, and well-rested. Whether you inherited an undereye feature you dislike, or aging has led to drooping lower lids that reveal too much of the white of your eye, Dr. Leong’s surgical techniques can significantly improve your overall facial appearance. All surgeries are custom; Dr. Leong is committed to achieving superior results in this complex, delicate surgery.

What are the risks?

All surgeries carry some risk; it is imperative that your surgery is performed by a highly rated facial plastic surgeon, respected by his peers, and who is known for achieving excellent outcomes. The common risks of lower eyelid surgery include infection, asymmetry, excessive bleeding, dry eye, and a few others. At Sistine Facial Plastic Surgery, all lower eyelid procedures are performed under the most rigorous health and safety protocols.

If you are considering lower eyelid surgery, you want a result that you love, that looks entirely natural, and that leaves you looking healthy, refreshed, and younger. You can be confident in knowing that your surgery is being performed by one of the most acclaimed facial plastic surgeons in the country, Dr. Paul Leong.

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Important message to all of our patients

Dr. Leong and his team are happy to announce, we are open and seeing patients for all surgical and non-surgical consults. The summer surgery schedule is rapidly filling up. Please call or contact us today to schedule your consultation.

We are following all state and federal guidelines for your protection and safety, including but not limited to: wearing gloves and masks, providing hand sanitizer, frequent cleaning, wiping down and sanitizing of all contact surfaces. As well as will maintain all standard Social Distancing protocols. Patients should not come in if achy, feverish or coughing or COVID positive test for active infection.

We are still utilizing virtual consultations, including to obtain initial information about treatment plans for new and returning patients. Our goal is to find the best balance between being available to our patients and maximizing their safety.

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