With aging the support of the lower eyelid and the skin will be lose and the fat may be  herniated from that support so a person will have puffiness or bulging of the lower eyelids and  look tired all the time. The goal of the surgery  is to remove that fat or fill it in the groove just under the eyelid and the  excess skin will be removed. 

 Key facts about the lower blepharoplasty:

  • Hospital or an in –office procedure:  hospital or in- office procedure.
  • Anesthesia: local or general.
  • Incisions: directly under the eyelash line.
  • Length of procedure: 1-2 hours.
  • What to expect: Bruising, swelling, temporary dryness.
  • Discomfort: mild
  • Long term result:  the procedure is typically permanent 
  •  Pain medication and oral antibiotic will be prescribed for you, bring a sun glasses with you. 
  • The lower eyelid will be striped by a light plaster but you can open your eyes and see well. 
  • Stitches will be removed after one week.
  • The final result will be evident in 3 weeks. 

Blepharoplasty Before and After