What is Oculofacial Plastic Surgery?
Oculofacial plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on structures and tissues of the eyelid and surrounding areas of the face, such as the cheeks, lips, nose, eyes, forehead, chin, brows, and jawline. Dr. Lewen is one of a handful of plastic surgeons who specializes in oculofacial plastic surgery.
What Are the Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery?
Many people feel unhappy with their appearances, and this can gradually diminish self-confidence. The aging process affects each person differently, as do smaller imperfections with how a person feels is an ideal appearance. Cosmetic surgery supports the patient’s self-esteem by changing features in a way that more closely matches the patient’s desired appearance, although perfection is not the goal nor realistic.
What Are the Benefits of Working with an Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon?
An oculofacial plastic surgeon is uniquely qualified to perform facial plastic surgery, and, more specifically, cosmetic surgery of the eyes and face, due to an in-depth understanding of the delicate skin and tissue structures, as well as how the bone structure affects appearance. This level of knowledge results in treatment plans that are more realistic and have greater potential to give the patient positive outcomes.