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Advanced Bladeless Blepharoplasty for droopy eyelids

By Prabin Mishra, M.D., Ph.D.

What you should know about an advanced bladeless technique.

Some people are genetically predisposed to a “hooded” appearance to their upper eyelids, which typically gets worse with age, while others may develop fat-pads later in life due to aging. Bagging or droopy eyelids can occur on the lower eye area as well. In some cases, it’s not just an aesthetic concern, but rather a visual dis­turbance, as it can interfere with one’s peripheral vision.

Droopy eyelids can impair your vision and can also make you look older, tired, and less alert. Bladeless eyelid surgery can correct these problems and help you look more youthful. Traditional blepharoplasty requires cutting the eyelid skin and tissue with a scalpel and closing the skin with sutures. I perform blepharoplasties with an advanced bladeless technique, which reduces downtime, discomfort and healing significantly for my patients.

Blepharoplasty is one of the most common proce­dures done, with more than 200,000 cases per­formed nationwide every year. While in many patients it is medically necessary, as their periph­eral vision is compromised by the excess skin, others may pursue eyelid surgery for cosmetic reasons to refreshen their look.

About Dr. Mishra

Dr. Prabin Mishra received his medical degree from Michigan State University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at Indiana University, School of Medicine, is fellowship trained in cosmetic surgery, and board certified in antiaging medicine.

Prior to medical school Or. Mishra received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, New York and holds a faculty position (Asst. professor) at Cornell, Colorado state and Michigan state Universities.

Or. Mishra is committed to providing you with several options of care and a completely customized treatment plan. He strives to meet your goals with results that look not only beautiful, but also natural.

Dr. Mishra offers a comprehensive array of treat­ments, including cosmetic and functional eye lid surgery, BOTOX, cosmetic and other options. “LESS IS MORE AND BETTER” is his mantra.

About Quigley Eye Specialists

Technology leaders in eye care, Quigley Eye Specialists is one of the nation’s leading multispecialty ophthalmology prac­tices specializing in cataracts, laser cataract surgery, glaucoma, iLASIK, dry eye, eyelid surgery, retinal issues, corneal conditions, routine eye care and facial plastic surgery. As the number one choice for cataract treatment in Southwest Florida, Quigley Eye Specialists is committed to providing the highest level of quality eye care and service to the community.

Quigley Eye Specialists, founded in 1988, consists of more than 100 medical professionals, including surgeons, optometrists, retina specialists and tech­nicians. Offices are conveniently located through­out Southwest Florida in Sarasota, Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs, Naples and Coral Gables.

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