Laser eyelid surgery

Laser eyelid surgery



Mark Berkowitz, MD performs laser eyelid surgery with the Mixto CO2 laser at Accents Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa in Michigan. This is a procedure that Dr. Berkowitz has perfected over the past 12 years. Dr. Berkowitz is a board certified Ophthalmologist and Fellowship trained Ocular Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon.

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28 Comments

  1. Mark N. Berkowitz January 6, 2008 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    This is the Mixto CO2 laser. I also use Coherent's laser for the same procedure.

  2. Mark N. Berkowitz June 7, 2008 at 10:40 pm - Reply

    No the procedure is performed under local anesthesia. There is no pain.

  3. Mark N. Berkowitz June 7, 2008 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    CO2

  4. Mark N. Berkowitz June 7, 2008 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    Yes most will not need this procedure until later in life.

  5. Mark N. Berkowitz February 2, 2009 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    Fat.

  6. PirateKing1256 June 16, 2009 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    Beautiful piece of skin.

  7. Karen Perez July 2, 2009 at 12:57 am - Reply

    Hello Im going to do the lower eyelid surgery soon and I have a question do you feel any pain during the surgery?? thanks

  8. Mark N. Berkowitz July 2, 2009 at 1:06 am - Reply

    I only perform this procedure in my certified operating room with a board certified anesthesiologist. Sterility and your comfort and safety are very important to me. You feel no pain when I perform this procedure. some doctors perform this in a "regular" examining room. They cannot guarantee these things in that environment.

  9. Stephie July 30, 2009 at 3:59 pm - Reply

    Is this a sugery for people with Ptosis?

  10. mariexxeiram October 27, 2009 at 2:19 am - Reply

    what is this surgery for?

  11. FlyLets November 9, 2009 at 11:52 pm - Reply

    Now that was the best way and safest way, I've seen so far. Very cool thanks for giving making this video.I will concider this option.

  12. Ella Garipova November 13, 2009 at 10:56 pm - Reply

    OMG! Why do people do it????

  13. ShutUpH00ker November 15, 2009 at 2:05 pm - Reply

    Why do people put on makeup, fix their hair… etc: to look prettier

  14. kathryn February 3, 2010 at 12:45 am - Reply

    you dont feel pain during the surgery but you might afterwards if you dont take pain meds

  15. Mark N. Berkowitz April 11, 2010 at 5:33 pm - Reply

    I only perform this surgery in my certified operating room with a board certified anesthesiologist. Your comfort and safety are my main concerns. I make sure that you feel no pain through out the procedure.

  16. Mark N. Berkowitz April 11, 2010 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    People have the procedure so that they can look younger and more refreshed. Many times it is performed to help them improve their vision.

  17. Mark N. Berkowitz April 11, 2010 at 5:35 pm - Reply

    The surgery is to remove the excess skin from the upper eyelids that makes us look older or block our vision. On the lower eyelids the procedure removes the "bags" that make us look tired.

  18. Mark N. Berkowitz April 11, 2010 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    Ptosis is a drooping of the eyelid from the levator muscle weakening or slipping. I t can be performed with or without blepharoplasty.

  19. Pavlina Hunt September 11, 2010 at 6:23 am - Reply

    Hi mbleph, thank you very much for this video.

    You have mentioned that you also use the Coherent laser for the same procedure. In your opinion, how do the two lasers compare to each other?

    If it is Ok with you, can you please let us know the settings you have used on the Mixto laser for performing this blepharoplasty.

    Thank you in advance.

  20. Mark N. Berkowitz September 12, 2010 at 9:47 pm - Reply

    Both lasers have excellent results and effectiveness for skin and fat excision and contouring.

  21. keena M February 7, 2011 at 9:37 am - Reply

    does it hurt after the surgery? and how long it takes to heal??…. it looks painful
    thank you (:

  22. Mark N. Berkowitz February 7, 2011 at 2:08 pm - Reply

    Most patients respond that they have no pain after surgery. The majority of healing occurs within one week. The procedure is performed in an accredited operating room with an anesthesiologist and thus is pain free.

  23. Mark N. Berkowitz April 12, 2011 at 8:30 pm - Reply

    The laser can be used instead of a scalpel blade for this purpose.

  24. sinnie zhao October 9, 2011 at 7:15 pm - Reply

    Does this need stitches? If so, when you remove the stitches, does it hurt? And how many stitches will you need ?

  25. Mark N. Berkowitz October 9, 2011 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    One running stitch is used. NO it does not hurt upon removal. As a matter of fact the majority of my patients state that the entire process is extremely easy for them.

  26. Mark N. Berkowitz October 9, 2011 at 7:53 pm - Reply

    I take 3 separate measurements: first, with the patient sitting up I measure the eyelid crease (normal line on the eyelid) . I then, tease the skin forward looking for the redundant skin and mark this. Second. before freezing the eyelid I gently pinch the skin making sure only the skin necessary is removed. Third, this is repeated prior to any skin removal.

  27. Thomas Lowe August 20, 2012 at 7:24 am - Reply

    Im thinking about having eye surgery done, i have somthing they call tosis i think its spelled basically it makes me look asian when im not because of the extra bit of lid tissue i have its playing hell on my vision i may go this route with the co2 laser looks alot less painful to me. not sure how much this would cost in my area i read the regular goes for a 4000 a eye or somthing like that

  28. Anna Yactayo April 21, 2014 at 2:45 am - Reply

    how long does the swelling take to heal?

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