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Killingworth, CT

I'm considering a blepharoplasty and made an appt with a board certified plastic surgeon.

My ophthamologist suggested I instead see a opthalmic surgeon who specializes in plastic surgery. I want to make a responsible decision. Any suggestions?

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Plastic surgeon
vienna, VA
United States
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September 4, 2011 4:36 AM

Both options are fine as long as they are experienced in blephroplasty and operate in an accredited facility. (more)
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New York, NY
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  Look at their results.
March 22, 2009 8:16 PM

Hi! Both types of specialists are OK. Ask to see a lot of their before and after pictures. This is perfectly proper.

The upper lids are pretty easy, but the lower lids are tricky. (more)
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