The medical term for an eyelid lift is blepharoplasty. This procedure can remove puffiness or bags under the eyes, as well as correct droopy eyelids.
In this procedure, the physician surgically removes excess fat, muscle and skin from both the upper and lower eyelids to redefine the shape of the eye.
Some medical conditions make eyelid surgery more risky, including, but not limited to, the following:
Each eyelid lift procedure varies; however, the following are general guidelines for the surgery:
Possible complications associated with eyelid surgery may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Candidates for eyelid surgery are men and women who meet the following criteria: