Belage Center for Facial Plastic Surgery

Blepharoplasty FAQ

Houston-area patients who consult with Dr. Haresh Yalamanchili about eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) learn that it is a delicate, but relatively straightforward procedure. Dr. Yalamanchili is a facial plastic surgery specialist and has fielded many questions over the years about blepharoplasty. Below are answers to some of the most common questions about this procedure.

If you’re considering eyelid surgery for aesthetic reasons, or because sagging upper lids are starting to impede your vision, request a consultation at the Belage Center using the online form, or call our office today at

(713) 978-7878.

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What should I know about blepharoplasty recovery?

Dr. Yalamanchili will give you specific instructions to follow during the post-operative healing period after your blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) in Houston. You will need to sleep with your head elevated for about a week and avoid physical strain as indicated. You may return to driving in about a week; most people return to work at the one-week mark, as well. Bruising and swelling are to be expected. Dr. Yalamanchili will provide tips for minimizing discomfort. Please cover your eyes with sunglasses or a hat when going out in the sun, and be sure to use sunscreen during prolonged sun exposure. Schedule your consultation to learn more about your requirements for recovery after blepharoplasty.

What is revision eyelid surgery?

Revision cosmetic surgery is performed when a patient is not happy with their previous outcome or an initial procedure failed to provide the intended results. Dr. Yalamanchili is an experienced revision surgeon who has treated many patients who had previously undergone cosmetic surgery elsewhere. He understands the complex issues that arise when dealing with previously altered eyelid tissue. If you are concerned about the results of a past eyelid surgery, Dr. Yalamanchili would be happy to discuss the possibility of a revision and let you know what changes are possible.

What will my eyes look like after blepharoplasty?

No two faces are alike so no two eyelid lift results are alike. While we cannot show you exactly what you will look like, we can describe your most likely outcome and show you a variety of before and after photos. We also utilize computer imaging to help give you a better idea of what to expect. Our goal is to create a refreshed appearance that looks very natural and certainly still looks like the best part of you.

How much does eyelid surgery cost?

The cost of your procedure will depend on several factors, including which eyelids need correction and whether or not you add combination procedures during the same surgery. For a thorough description of our fees, please come in for an initial examination. the Belage Center also makes affordable financing available to qualifying patients who choose to pay for their treatment over time.

Why should I choose the Belage Center for my eyelid surgery?

First and foremost, the Belage Center is a state-of-the-art surgical facility with an experienced and highly skilled team led by double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Haresh Yalamanchili. Although, we consistently strive to offer the most advanced, effective, and safest cosmetic treatment options, our paramount goal is your comfort and satisfaction. We want to make sure that your experience with us is truly enjoyable and gratifying for you.

Blepharoplasty is just one of the ways we can help you manage signs of aging. To hear more about your facial cosmetic surgery options, and learn how affordable and in your reach a change can be, please contact the Belage Center today. Our Houston plastic surgeon is happy to discuss your ideals of beauty with you and show you how we can help you achieve them.


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