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How to Choose a Surgeon for Eyelid Surgery

Cosmetic eyelid surgery provides a chance for individuals to change the way their eyes and thus their face looks. It gives the eyes a more younger and youthful look by removing the puffiness and droopiness caused by the eyelids. While some people may be born with such eyelids most often they are caused with the effects of time. The skin loses its elasticity and is unable to support the fat and muscle in the area. The removal of excess skin, fat and muscle from the eyelids is what eyelid surgery does. It is also called Blepharoplasty. When you are considering cosmetic eyelid surgery one of crucial questions that arises is where to have the surgery done and how to choose a surgeon for eyelid surgery. While a lot of people are guided by the cost of the surgery the fact of the matter is that the surgeon who is performing the cosmetic eyelid surgery is far important than the cost of the procedure. This means that that surgeon charging the most fees may not be the obvious choice nor is the one who charges the least.

Honolulu, Hawaii is a popular choice amongst people who want to have cosmetic eyelid surgery done. It is not just the beautiful location and terrific weather that attracts people but the fact that it is home to a number of world class plastic and cosmetic surgeons such as Dr. Michael Pasquale. Honolulu, Hawaii based Dr. Pasquale is an accomplished plastic and cosmetic surgeon and also an osteopathic physician and surgeon (D.O.). With his entire residency completed in plastic surgery he has also earned a 2-year training certificate in cosmetic surgery from NYU Downtown, Manhattan. This reputed and highly experienced plastic and cosmetic surgeon ensures that his patients are clear about the cosmetic eyelid procedure they are to undergo. He ensures that they understand all aspects of the eyelid surgery including the risks involved. At his clinic Dr. Pasquale encourages clients to voice their opinions and thoughts regarding the eyelid surgery so as to ensure that they have realistic expectations of it.


Nothing can take the place of experience when you are considering a surgeon for cosmetic eyelid surgery. So feel free to ask about the surgeon’s background and experience. Any kind of surgical procedure carries with it a certain amount of risk and this is lowered considerably when you are in the trusted hands of an experienced cosmetic eyelid surgeon. Also experience translates to the fact that the surgeon has performed cosmetic eyelid surgery and similar procedures and understands all its nuances. Make sure he has performed cosmetic eyelid surgery on people with similar eyelids as yours such as Asian Eyelids or Caucasian eyelids. This is very important in cosmetic eyelid surgery.

The risks and complications of a cosmetic eyelid surgical procedure are reduced tremendously when you have an experienced surgeon because he knows exactly what all may go wrong and is in a comfortable place to handle all kinds of emergencies.


The more skillful and knowledgeable the surgeon the higher the chances of the cosmetic eyelid surgery going through flawlessly. It is a good idea to read up about a few surgeons and speak to people before you make your final decision. There will be some surgeons who are more qualified for eyelid surgery than others. Dr. Pasquale has experience and has performed the procedure for Asians, Caucasions including a significant experience with African Americans. He has a an international reputation and locally an excellent reputation for cosmetic surgery including cosmetic eyelid surgery.

Open to Discussion:

The surgeon and patient relationship is based on trust and you would like to choose a surgeon who is open about all aspects of the cosmetic eyelid procedure rather than trying to convince you to have the procedure done. In fact a good surgeon will ensure that the client has practical expectations of the surgery and doesn’t expect a total change in appearance or personality after the eyelid surgery.

Options Offered:

As with most cosmetic surgery there may be more than one way to skin the proverbial cat. Blepharoplasty may be one options but there may be others such as LASER eyelid surgery which may have certain benefits for your individual case. Dr. Pasquale will offer you a range of options from surgical to non-surgical ways to improve your eyelids. Dr. Pasquale at our Honolulu Hawaii clinic has all the options and technology in his state of the art facility not only to make your cosmetic eyelid surgery go well but safely.

Know the difference:

Cosmetic eyelid surgeons are as different as the various peoples eyelid problems that we seek to correct. At our Hawaii clinic you will be treated very special and by a staff that is well trained and understands cosmetic eyelid surgery. You should know who is a board certified plastic surgeon verses who may not be as qualified. Dr. Pasquale is a board certified plastic surgeon and will be happy to review his credentials and training for cosmetic eyelid surgery.

We welcome your questions regarding eyelid surgery and we hope you will contact us for a consultation today. When you are looking for a cosmetic eyelid surgeon you should seek the opinion of Dr. Pasquale.