Drooping upper lids and puffy bags below your eyes can make you look older and more tired than you actually feel, not to mention interfere with your vision. Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, removes the excess fat, skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids to give you a more youthful, energetic appearance. If drooping eyelids interfere with your vision, your insurance may cover the procedure. Blepharoplasty can be done alone or in conjunction with other facial surgery procedures, such as a face-lift or brow lift.
Eyelid Surgery Results
Blepharoplasty includes surgery to repair sagging eyelids. Results vary based on your individual situation.
“Is an eyelid lift right for me?” “How can I look less tired?” “Why do I look so much older than I feel?” If you’ve ever uttered those words, or know someone who has, you’re not alone. These are common questions many people ask as we age.
In this video, Dr. Yvonne Pierpont explains what to expect with an eyelid lift (blepharoplasty):
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