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What is blepharoplasty?

blepharoplastyIf you have droopy eyelids, you could consider undergoing a blepharoplasty to lift your eyelids. Blepharoplasty is also known as eyelid surgery which helps correct anything undesirable around the eye region. As the surgery involves your delicate eyes, it is important that you choose an experienced and board-certified cosmetic surgeon to perform the surgery for you.


People undergo blepharoplasty for various reasons. Some undergo the surgery to remove extra fat or muscle in the eye region, some to remove the loose skin that hangs down from the upper eyelid and obstructs the vision and some undergo the surgery to correct droopiness in the eyelid.

Eyelid surgery also helps reduce dark under eye circles and reduces the general ‘puffy’ appearance around the eyes. It however does not help treat wrinkles or droopy eyebrows; a separate procedure is required to do this. Read the rest of this entry »