4 Things You Should Know Before Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, can have a dramatic effect on your appearance by addressing drooping upper eyelids or bags under eyes resulting in a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance. It’s really important to do your homework before consenting to this type of surgery as there are adverse outcomes that can result from blepharoplasty surgery.

In this article we outline the top four things you should research and know about before you have eyelid surgery. It may save you disappointment and the potential cost of revisional surgery in the future.


What Is Blepharoplasty Surgery And Why Consider It?

Our eyes are key to how we communicate – they show if we are happy, sad, tired and can be a give away if we are being less than truthful. As we age, the skin around our eyes can begin to wrinkle and droop.

Blepharoplasty surgery includes procedures of the upper and lower eyelids which can result in improved appearance and rejuvenation of the eyelids and therefore result in a refreshed overall appearance. It can also address visual obstruction from excess upper eyelid skin and can improve the appearance of the lower eyelid laxity and fat bulging under the eyes which can result in the appearance of grooves under the eye which are sometimes referred to as "tear troughs".