Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Correct drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags below the eyes by removing excess fat, skin, and muscle. (Upper-eyelid surgery may be covered by insurance if used to correct visual field defects)

Length 1 to 3 hours.

Anesthesia Usually locally with sedation or general.

In/Outpatient Usually outpatient.

Recovery Reading: 2 or 3 days. Back to work: 7 to 10 days. Contact lenses: two weeks or more. Str