Eyelid Lift

Healthy Woman - Eyelid Lift

What is eyelid surgery?

The medical term for an eyelid lift is blepharoplasty. This procedure can remove puffiness or bags under the eyes. It can also correct droopy eyelids.

In this procedure, the physician surgically removes excess fat, muscle, and skin from both the upper and lower eyelids to redefine the shape of the eye.

Possible complications associated with eyelid surgery

Possible complications associated with eyelid surgery may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Who are candidates for eyelid surgery?

Candidates for eyelid surgery are men and women who meet the following criteria:

Some medical conditions make eyelid surgery more risky, including, but not limited to, the following:

About the procedure

Although each procedure varies, generally, eyelid surgeries follow this process:

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