Do you look perpetually tired and sad in your recent photos in Facebook and Instagram? Although various types of concealers could help reduce the appearance of puffiness and wrinkles around your eyes, there’s no escaping those eye bags — except if you have an eyelid lift! Here at our Houston cosmetic surgery practice, an eyelid surgery called blepharoplasty has helped women lighten up their look and appear youthful without the excess baggage beneath the eyes. Dr. Cortes’ goal in an eyelid lift it to make you look refreshed and appear naturally young. Our clients have expressed satisfaction from the procedure, particularly after the following issues has been addressed: sagging and puffiness in the upper eyelids loose lower eyelids very obvious appearance of eye bags drooping eyelashes which tend to impair vision It is important to note though that an eyelid lift could not improve the appearance of drooping eyebrows or wrinkles above the brows. Every so often, blepharoplasty is combined with either other cosmetic surgeries such as a facelift or non-invasive procedures such as Botox or dermal fillers. When Not to Get Blepharoplasty Like all types of surgery, you need to be physically healthy and mentally stable before blepharoplasty. If you have the following conditions, you may be advised to treat them first before scheduling an eyelid lift: Cardiovascular disease and hypertension Hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, and other thyroid disorders Glaucoma Uncontrolled diabetes Finding a Qualified Blepharoplasty Surgeon in Houston Dr. Cortes is a highly experienced blepharoplasty surgeon in Houston who has done countless number of successful eye rejuvenation procedures. Fill out this contact form to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cortes via email. You can also call us at (713) 234-6244. Together, we will review your goals, expectations, and medical history to advise you regarding the different existing options and provide you the highest quality care.