In Tucson, AZ



What Is Blepharoplasty?

The eyes are a beautiful component of the face that deserves to be shown; however, excess skin on top or around the eyes can produce an aging facial appearance. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. James Rough uses eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, to lift and tighten the lower or upper eyelid, creating a look that appears softer and rejuvenated. Countless men and women in Tucson, AZ receive blepharoplasty to get rid of saggy eyelids, leading to improved function and appearance. Whether upper or lower, eyelid surgery creates a fresh, youthful appearance and can produce natural yet noticeable improvements. If you are interested in rejuvenating your eyes with blepharoplasty, contact James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation.

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How Does Blepharoplasty Work?

Depending on the complexity of the eyelid surgery, general anesthesia or IV sedation will be used. This surgery may be performed on the top eyelid by itself, on the bottom portion, or a combination of both eyelids. Upper eyelid surgery helps to minimize the folds of skin that impair vision to create a more appealing eyelid appearance. An incision is usually made along the lash line or crease to trim away tissue and fat. Lower eyelid surgery is performed to improve bulging, bloated skin beneath the lower eyelid. The incision is carefully made just under the lash line to allow access to remove fatty tissue, and the skin is subtly lifted to produce a smoother look.

Blepharoplasty Surgery in Tucson Arizona, Dr. James Rough M.D

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Younger-Looking Eyes

If your vision is obscured from folds of skin on the upper eyelid, or you are frustrated by puffy bags underneath your eyes, then blepharoplasty at James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery may be the answer for you. This eyelid surgery can allow you to look and feel refreshed while offering a gorgeous solution to your vision impairment concerns. We invite you to get in touch with our office in Tucson, AZ to schedule a consultation with Dr. James Rough.

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James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery Reviews

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I had a mommy Makeover on October 7th performed by Dr. Rough,. After visiting 4 Plastic Surgeons in Tucson and Scottdale I decided to go with Dr. Rough. He and his staff are, hands down, the best! Not only I am beyond happy with the results he is a very compassionate person. I called him with a few questions after my surgery and he always answered in a timely manner. He listened to me and validate my feelings. I highly recommend Dr Rough when it comes to Plastic surgery.

- E.L.

Dr. Rough and his staff were amazing: professional, compassionate, and knowledgeable! He let me know what would work best for me and my body, and following his recommendation, the results from my elective surgery far exceeded any expectation I could imagine! I am absolutely in love with the results and I have Dr. Rough and his staff to thank! Thanks this team, for the first time in my life, I am in love with my body!! Highly recommended!!

- J.V.

Dr Rough is the best!! He wants the best for all of his patients and is super thoughtful and caring throughout the entire process! My results also came out perfect! Thank you so much Dr Rough!

- E.L.

Dr. Rough and his entire staff are incredible. From start to finish, they are compassionate, empathetic, and thorough. From the consult to the operation I felt I was taken care of by professional, genuinely caring people. I’ve had a few cosmetic surgeries and I always get sick from the anesthesia, Dr. Rough’s anesthesiologist is the most wonderful sweet human being I’ve ever met. Everyone that is on his team is amazing and just as sweet. You will be in good hands with anything Dr. Rough does. I am writing this review day of surgery and I am feeling great. I highly recommend Dr. James Rough if you are looking for a skilled and caring surgeon with a team that will take care of you from start to finish. I cannot wait for my results!

- A.M.


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Blepharoplasty FAQs

How much does eyelid surgery cost?

Blepharoplasty costs will vary based on whether you get a lower eyelid lift, upper, or both. When your treatment plan is created during your consultation, Dr. Rough can discuss cost estimates. To get results that look natural and last for many years, it's better to concentrate on choosing an experienced plastic surgeon whom you trust, like Dr. Rough, rather than trying to find the cheapest place. To help you afford great results, James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery takes many payment methods, including low-interest financing.

Can I use insurance to pay for my eyelid surgery?

If hanging skin limits your vision, your insurance may cover some of your eyelid lift. Please tell Dr. Rough in your consultation if you are considering using your insurance. A team member at James Rough, M.D. Plastic Surgery will help you get the needed paperwork and information to your provider to process your claim. In most cases, you will need a diagnosis from an ophthalmologist or optometrist stating that an eyelid lift is medically necessary to improve your field of vision.

What are some other benefits of an eyelid lift?

Eyelid surgery doesn't just help to refresh your face, it can also improve other aspects of your life. You may discover your vision field is greater once loose skin from your upper eyelid is removed. It is also much easier to apply eye makeup once your upper lid is smooth. Eliminating fine lines, "crepey" skin, dark circles, and puffy bags on your lower eyelid can make your eyes look fuller and brighter without much makeup.

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