- Gives the eyes a more alert appearance
- May reduce eye fatigue
- May decrease the risk for eye infections
What is the Procedure for Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty for the upper eyelid involves a small incision made along the natural crease of the eyelid. Dr. Barbour removes any small bits of fat and pulls the skin taut before closing the incision. For lower eyelid surgery, the incision may be made along the lower lash line. The excess fat and skin are removed, and Dr. Barbour closes the incision.
What Should I Expect After Eyelid Surgery?
Your eyes are covered with bandages after the procedure, so someone will need to take you home. Bruising, swelling, dry eyes and mild pain are common symptoms after eyelid surgery. Healing can take a few weeks, so we recommend you have someone available to help with daily tasks.