With aging the skin in the upper eyelid gradually loses its elasticity, and this, combined with the constant pull from gravity, leads to excessive skin collecting in the upper eyelids, causing drooping of the eyelids and sometimes the eyelid droop that affect persons vision, upper blepharoplasty remove the excess skin in the upper eyelid and If excess fat is present, it can be removed at the same time. which improves the appearance of your upper eyelids.  

Key facts about upper blepharoplasty

  • Hospital or an in –office procedure:  in- office procedure.
  • Anesthesia: local.
  • Incisions: in the natural crease of the upper eyelid.
  • Length of procedure: one hour.
  • What to expect: Bruising, swelling, an inability to fully close the eyes for 1-2 weeks.
  • Discomfort: mild
  • Length of result: the procedure is typically very long lasting

Frequently asked questions:   it’s better to have someone to drive you home.  Pain medication and oral antibiotic will be prescribed for you, bring a sun glasses with you. The upper eyelid will be striped by a light plaster but you can open your eyes and see well. Stitches will be removed in the one week. Upper eyelid massage is advised for the next few weeks with baby oil or any moisturizer and the final result well be evident in 3 weeks. 

Blepharoplasty Before and After