Eyelid Reconstruction

The eyelids are small but delicate structures integral to protecting and maintaining the health of the eye. A variety of problems can involve the eyelids. As we age, the skin thins out, brows drop, tissue stretches and sags and the soft tissue loses volume. Often the first place this becomes apparent is in the eyelids. Heavy upper eyelids (ptosis) or excess upper eyelid skin (dermatochalasis) may interfere with vision, and if they do, insurance companies will often pay for surgery to lift the lids. Lost of elasticity of the skin and sagging, baggy eyelids can also be treated. Lower eyelid surgery can help rejuvenate your appearance and is a common cosmetic surgical procedure performed at the same time as reconstructive upper eyelid surgery.

In addition to drooping and sagging problems as the eyelids age, they can often turn in towards the eye (entropion) or turn away from the eye (ectropion). The skin is a very active organ in the body and is susceptible to a variety of conditions. A range of problems from benign warts and styes to malignant lesions like basal cell carcinoma can occur on the eyelids. Sometimes, only a biopsy can be done to make the correct diagnosis.

Dr. Catherine Durboraw is a board certified and ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon. She has 20 years of experience and has performed well over 10,000 eyelid surgical procedures. During your consultation with Dr. Durboraw, you will be informed of your options and fully educated on the surgical plan and what to expect. At Center for Aesthetics, we pride ourselves with the most professional and competent surgical services in a caring and peaceful environment for the patient.

Center for Aesthetics

Center for Aesthetics is nationally ranked for many office-based aesthetic treatments and is the leader in aesthetic medical services in our region.

At Center for Aesthetics, our mission is to provide the most technologically-advanced services safely and with compassion for our patients. We believe in every service we perform because we are patients as well – our staff takes pride in experiencing what each service can do for our own aging issues.

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The Center for Aesthetics is run by board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, CoolSculpting®, and Ultherapy in Idaho Falls. The Center For Aesthetics serve patients from areas including Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and throughout Idaho and Montana


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