Blepharoplasty | Brow Lift

Blepharoplasty and Brow Lift in Richmond With Dr. John Zinsser

As we age, our eyelids and eyebrows can succumb to gravity and lax skin, creating a permanently tired, angry, or sad look on our faces. Blepharoplasty and brow lift aim to rejuvenate eyes and brows to give patients a refreshed, more alert appearance. 

Under the skilled hands of Dr. John Zinsser, blepharoplasty and brow lift can give you a rejuvenated, more youthful-looking appearance with natural-looking results. With over 20 years of unmatched expertise and a passion for helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals, Dr. Zinsser is your choice as the best blepharoplasty and brow lift surgeon in Richmond.

Reclaiming your youthful appearance with the best blepharoplasty and brow lift in Fredericksburg, VA, is easier than ever. Contact Zinsser Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation at (804) 474-9805 or complete our online form today.

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Whether treating patients in their 20’s or 70’s, Dr. Zinsser believes the key to providing world-class results is an individualized approach to patient care.

Is Blepharoplasty or Brow Lift Right for Me?

Say goodbye to sagging brows and tired-looking puffy eyelids! Eyelid surgery or brow lift in Richmond can give you a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance. By addressing wrinkles, bags, or sagging skin by the eyes, blepharoplasty and brow lift can help you look more rested and awake.

Brow lift surgery will elevate your brows and smooth your forehead, leaving you with a more youthful-looking appearance. Eyelid surgery in Richmond improves peripheral vision loss and more by correcting sagging skin, removing wrinkles and bags, and leaving your eyes looking renewed. 

Generally, candidates for blepharoplasty or brow lift in Richmond should be in excellent mental and physical health with a positive outlook and realistic goals.

Brow lift or blepharoplasty candidates include:

  • Nonsmokers, or those willing to quit before surgery
  • Patients who have concerns about wrinkles or lines on the forehead 
  • People with vision issues caused by hooding eyelids
  • Individuals without medical conditions that impair healing
  • Those without severe eye conditions

Patients who are treated for dry eyes or have had recent cataract surgery are not good candidates for eyelid surgery.

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The above list is a general overview and does not replace a personal consultation with Dr. Zinsser to determine your candidacy. During your one-on-one meeting, Dr. Zinsser will discuss your concerns, review your medical history, and consider all treatment options based on your unique situation. If you are a good candidate for eyelid surgery or brow lift in Richmond, Dr. Zinsser will develop a procedural plan customized to achieve your aesthetic goals. 

What Can Blepharoplasty and Brow Lift Accomplish in Richmond?

Brow lift surgery reduces forehead wrinkles and elevates heavy brows to a more youthful position, creating a smoother, younger look. Depending on your unique needs and goals, a brow lift can improve the appearance of:

Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty can improve the top eyelids, bottom eyelids, or both to remove excess skin, reduce sagging, and help you look more rested, refreshed, and youthfu. Blepharoplasty offers an array of benefits, such as:

Why Choose Dr. Zinsser as My Eyelid Lift and Brow Lift Provider in Richmond, VA?

Choosing the right plastic surgeon is one of the most critical factors in your successful plastic surgery results. With over 20 years of extensive training and experience, ABPS board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Zinsser prioritizes your health, safety, and excellent results. His commitment, education, and consideration make him your choice for the best blepharoplasty and brow lift in Fredericksburg, VA. 

At Zinsser Plastic Surgery, our goal is to help you feel comfortable in your skin. Providing exceptional, individualized patient care is how Dr. Zinsser helps patients gain confidence and renewed self-image through plastic surgery. Regardless of your rejuvenation goals, Dr. Zinsser takes the time to understand them, then recommends the treatments and procedures to best achieve your desired results.

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Zinsser Plastic Surgery provides a level of patient care that is unparalleled. We blend compassion, skill and the latest surgical techniques to create a signature experience that is unique in our field.

Dr. John Zinsser believes the keys to providing world-class results lie in a completely individualized approach to patient care. At Zinsser Plastic Surgery, you will be treated as the unique individual you are, and your treatment plan will be customized specifically for you. 

What Can I Expect During a Blepharoplasty or Brow Lift Procedure?

Dr. Zinsser’s expertise allows him to customize eyelid surgery or brow lift in Richmond to address each patient’s unique needs. While each blepharoplasty or brow lift surgery will have varying details, here are some general steps you can expect.


After our team has greeted you and checked you in, Dr. Zinsser will evaluate you and perform surgical markings. He will ensure you are comfortable and safely under anesthesia before beginning your procedure.

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Brow Lift Surgery & Aftercare

Endoscopic brow lift procedures involve a camera and small instruments beneath the skin. Dr. Zinsser will conceal incisions within the hair-bearing region of the head to remove excess skin.

Following surgery, the dressings and compression band can be removed after 48 hours to begin daily showering, and then are replaced and used at all times for about 2 weeks.

Blepharoplasty Surgery & Aftercare

Dr. Zinsser may perform blepharoplasty under local or general anesthesia depending on the severity of the bags or unwanted skin and your procedural plan. Dr. Zinsser will conceal the incisions within the natural crease of the eyelid to remove excess skin and fat.

Following eyelid surgery, apply antibiotic ointment to the incisions for approximately a week. The area will be bruised and swollen, but will gradually improve over a few weeks. Elevating the head and icing the area may reduce swelling and bruising. Eye drops can help reduce swelling and irritation.

Schedule Your Consultation Today!

Ready to rejuvenate your appearance and boost your confidence with the best blepharoplasty in Richmond? Get ready to love your long-lasting results from the leading brow lift surgeon in the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Williamsburg areas.

Restore your rested appearance with the best blepharoplasty and brow lift in Richmond, VA! Contact Zinsser Plastic Surgery at (804) 474-9805 or complete our online form to schedule your consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Zinsser today.

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Richmond, VA, Blepharoplasty and Brow Lift FAQs

The cost of blepharoplasty and brow lift surgery depends on your specific needs and goals. Dr. Zinsser will provide an estimate for an accurate blepharoplasty or brow lift cost in Richmond, VA, during your consultation.

During your procedure, you will be under anesthesia, so you should not feel discomfort. Dr. Zinsser may prescribe you pain medication to take following your procedure. Be sure to address your pain concerns during your consultation.

Brow lift results are visible immediately. However, swelling and bruising may obscure your true results. Over the next few months, your results will continue to improve as the site heals and incisions fade, leaving your forehead with a smoother appearance.

Blepharoplasty results are long-lasting. However, most patients experience pain, swelling, and bruising following this surgery that obscure results and leave patients feeling less than presentable for 3-4 weeks. As the swelling resolves over the next few months and the area heals, eyes will appear refreshed and rested.