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GRAND RAPIDS // (218) 326-3433

HIBBING // (218) 262-3156

Dr.Grant Carlisle

With the variety of surgical procedures available today, you have many great options for rejuvenating facial skin that has changed due to sun exposure, aging and lifestyle choices. As collagen and skin elasticity diminish over time, you may begin to notice droopy eyelids and brows that cause you to look older and tired. At Bonner Eye Clinic, Dr. Grant Carlisle performs cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgeries to restore youthfulness to your appearance. 

When you come in for a consultation with Dr. Carlisle, he will assess the condition of your eyelids and/or brows and determine if cosmetic surgery could help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Dr. Carlisle may recommend: 

  • Upper and lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) to remove excess eyelid skin
  • Ptosis repair to lift droopy upper or lower eyelids
  • Brow ptosis repair to raise brows that have begun to sag
  • Botulinum toxin injections to block nerve signals and relax muscles

Eyelid/Ptosis Surgery Process

These surgeries are performed as an outpatient procedure. 

  • Local anesthetic is administered
  • Incisions are made in the natural creases of the upper eyelids and/or the inside lower eyelid (scarring is minimal)
  • Excess fat, skin and muscle is removed
  • The incisions are closed with small stitches that dissolve naturally

It is common for the eye areas to have mild bruising and swelling for a week or two after surgery. Your eyes might also be sensitive to light and be prone to tearing. These are typically temporary side effects that can be minimized by following your doctor’s instructions for applying lubricating ointments, cold compresses, medications, etc.  

During the consultation, Dr. Carlisle will help you set realistic expectations for the outcome of your surgery or procedure. He will discuss the potential risks and rewards of each option and give detailed instructions for the recovery process. You will leave the appointment understanding what to expect before, during and after the procedure so you can decide if you want to move forward with updating your appearance. 

We’d Love to Tell You More About Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery Options

We invite you to schedule a consultation so we can assess your appearance and overall health for a cosmetic procedure. During your visit to our practice, you will learn why so many people trust our team.

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1542 Golf Course Road, Suite 201
Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744


3605 Mayfair Avenue, Suite 2150
Hibbing, Minnesota 55746