Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Blepharoplasty is the plastic surgery of eyelids to correct defects, deformities or disfigurement of the eyelids & also for modifiying the eye region of the face to enhance the aesthetic apperance. also blepharoplasty is the only permanent method to get rid of under eye bags.

Frequently Asked Question

Are You good candidate for Blepharoplasty?
If your eyelid droops close to your pupil, your surgeon may do blepharoplasty with a procedure called ptosis (TOE-sis) to address that problem. Blepharoplasty usually takes less than two hours, depending on the amount and location of tissue being removed.

After the procedure?
After surgery you spend time in a recovery room, where you are monitored for complications. You can leave later that day to recuperate at home.

After surgery you may temporarily experience:
1. Blurred vision from the lubricating ointment applied to your eyes
2. Watering eyes
3. Light sensitivity
4. Double vision
5. Redness where the cuts were made
6. Puffy, numb eyelids
7. Swelling and bruising similar to having "black eyes" Some pain.

Your doctor will likely suggest you take the following steps after surgery:
1. Gently clean your eyelids and use prescribed eyedrops or ointments.
2. Avoid straining, heavy lifting and swimming for a few days.
3. Avoid strenuous activities, such as aerobics and jogging, for a few days.
4. Avoid smoking.
5. Avoid rubbing your eyes.
6. If you use contact lenses, don't put them in for about two weeks after surgery.
7. Wear darkly tinted sunglasses to protect the skin of your eyelids from sun and wind.
8. Sleep with your head raised higher than your chest for a few days.
9. Apply cool compresses to reduce swelling.
10 After a few days, return to the doctor's office to have stitches removed, if needed.
11. For a few days, avoid aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and other medications or herbal supplements that may increase bleeding. If needed, use acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) to control pain.