Treatment Time: 2 – 3 hours
Recovery Time: Up to 2 Weeks
Longevity: Long lasting
Popularity: 1.3 Million procedures globally in 2017
Everything You need to know about Eyelid Surgery
What is Eyelid Surgery?
Eyelid Surgery, rejuvenates the upper and lower eyelids by removing excess fat, skin and muscle. It is also referred to as Blepharoplasty.
Why do people have Eyelid Surgery?
There are many reasons people choose to have eyelid surgery: to eliminate the bagginess under the lower lids and the excess skin on the upper lids, or to correct any vision problems due to overhanging eyelids.
Am I a good candidate?
If you believe you have bagginess under the lower lids, excess skin on the upper eyelids or loose upper eyelid skin that impairs your vision, then you may want to consider eyelid surgery. However, it is very important that you are in good health, have a positive attitude and realistic expectations, before undergoing this procedure.
What are my options?
The surgeon will make the incisions, remove the tissue and apply sutures or tissue adhesive to smooth and reconfigure areas around the eyebrows and eyelids. Sometimes fat may be redistributed in the lower lids to eliminate puffiness or bulges.
What should I look out for?
All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Fortunately, significant complications from a eyelid surgery are infrequent. Risk specific to eyelid surgery is outlined below: