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Are you looking for a skilled surgeon offering eyelid reconstruction surgery in the Bethesda area? The eyes are such an important facial feature, both for vision and their impact on appearance and expression. When the eyelids are damaged due to skin cancer, disease or trauma, it can have a significant effect on the individual. Not only can vision be affected, but the facial expression and aesthetics can be changed. Our team at Maia Plastic Surgery in Chevy Chase near Bethesda, MD, offers exceptional eyelid reconstruction surgery to restore the form and function of the eyes for our patients.

Both the upper and lower eyelids are vulnerable to damage. These features protect the eyes and also have a large impact on the appearance of the eyes. While blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) is a type of plastic eyelid surgery to improve the cosmetic appearance of the eyelids, reconstructive surgery is much more complex. It requires restoring the muscle, tendon and nerve functions for the eyelids, as well as creating a beautiful appearance for the damaged eyelid.

Complex Oculoplastic Surgery

Dr. Munique Maia is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has years of experience in her field. When eyelid reconstructive surgery is necessary due to trauma to the eye or damage from disease, she uses advanced techniques and methods to restore the functional aspects of the eyelid. This can include using skin and tissue grafting to rebuild the eyelid, as well as cosmetic reshaping to create a natural, beautiful eyelid for her patient. The goal is to restore the eyelid and eye area to full function and form if possible, giving the patient back their confidence in their appearance.

If you or a loved one have suffered eyelid trauma that has impacted the form or function of the eye, contact us at Maia Plastic Surgery today to book your appointment with Dr. Maia to discuss the different oculoplastic surgery options available. We offer eyelid reconstruction surgery at our clinic in the Bethesda, MD, area.

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Our Patient Reviews

Maia Plastic Surgery

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 86 reviews

Douglas D.

Dr Maia and her staff are truly professional: knowledgeable, friendly, attentive, kind, willing to listen to your concerns and answer all your questions. They are there for you, and Dr Maia is talented. Super talented! You are in good, safe hands.

Brooke S.

Dr. Maia is such a great doctor! She does excellent work and makes you feel as if you are talking to a friend. I would highly recommend her to everyone I know!

Kerri L.

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a consultation with Dr. Maia, not only was her expertise evident, her compassion shown through as she walked us through the process. Thankfully, I felt very comfortable trusting her as I underwent reconstruction surgery. I am very happy with the results and highly respect and recommend Dr. Maia.

Claire P.

My son had mole removed by Dr. Maia. She did a fantastic job. Friendly staffs and relax atmosphere. We have a wonderful experience in Dr. Maia office.

Larissa M.

Dr Maia and her staff were wonderful! I was super concerned in doing my procedure, but they walked me through every step. Had a really great experience with them❤️

Caroline H.

Dr Maia truly loves what she does. She is invested in making you the version of yourself you want to be. She listens attentively to what you want and makes relevant suggestions. She did not try to introduce anything unnecessary into my treatment plan. The results I achieved during my first treatment keeps me coming back. Her staff is excellent and works to accommodate your schedule. I have recommended Dr. Maia several times and each time I get the same positive feedback.

Karen D.

Selecting a surgeon: After having two children and weight fluctuations over the years I was left with complete loss of volume in my breasts. I had four consultations with other surgeons but after comparing their photos to Dr Maia’s and meeting her in person, I knew she was my doctor. We talked about my lifestyle - being a mom and a professional, I didn’t want to be too big, but I’m curvy so I didn’t want to go too small for my frame either. She let me try on sizes and once I selected she agreed it was a good fit for my frame. Post op recovery: I was a smoker and had quit prior to surgery but she was very honest and adamant in telling me how important it was that I did not smoke. (I honestly needed the lecture and the transparency about what could happen if I did start smoking before surgery and post-op.) Because I was formerly a pretty heavy smoker, it did cause some issues after surgery with wound closing and she was SO diligent and on top of it seeing me once and week and squeezing me in for appointments between surgeries and patients. She prescribed different things to address the would closure issues before they really became a problem. Being able to have text message access to the office was great when I had questions and she even accommodated my schedule when I couldn’t be seen in person to send progress photos so that she could check on me. 3 months post op: I’m so happy with the results of my surgery and am so glad I waited to find the right doctor. She’s an artist! They look natural, fit my body shape and they haven’t even fully “dropped and fluffed” yet. Would highly recommend… comparing her patient photos to other surgeons will end your search. I feel so much better in my body thanks to Dr Maia.

Justine A.

This is my second time at Dr. Maia’s office and I am so pleased with my experience here. The staff is so friendly and caring. Dr. Maia is the best Dr in the DMV area, she knows exactly what she is doing and you will be happy with the results! I am so glad I found her! I recommend anyone who’s looking for a very personable doctor to come and see her! Thank you Dr. Maia & staff!

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