The common name for blepharoplasty eyelid surgery. It is usually performed on patients who want to look younger and boost their personal self-esteem.
The process of aging causes the skin of the eyelid to stretch out, and the muscles supporting the eyelid weakens. Blepharoplasty can be performed on both upper and lower lids. We can correct saggy, drooping eyelids that may obstruct your vision.
Blepharoplasty is generally performed on an outpatient basis using local anesthesia. During a blepharoplasty procedure, the physician will remove fat as well as excess skin and muscle from your eyelids. There are several medical reasons why you might choose to have a blepharoplasty procedure performed, including:
- Bags under your eyes
- Drooping eyelids
- Vision problems associated with puffy eyelids
- As part of a facelift or browlift