What is eyelid surgery/blepharoplasty?

Eyelid surgery, also called as blepharoplasty, is performed to improve the overall appearance of the eyelids. Depending on the requirement, this surgical procedure can be performed on either of the eyelids or both (upper and lower eyelid). They are very different from each other.

You can opt for eyelid surgery: If you want to improve overall appearance of your eyelids. Eyelid surgery can remarkably rejuvenate the surrounding area of your eyes. Many times a laser peel is performed on the skin at the same time.

Eyelid Surgery is recommended particularly to treat certain problems such as:

  • Appearance of visible folds that disturb the natural contour of the upper eyelid that results in sagging skin and significant vision impairment.
  • Visible bag-like appearance under the eyes.
  • Formation of excess fine wrinkles and skin in the lower eyelid.
  • Excessive accumulation of fat in the eyelids that cause eye ‘puffiness’.