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Eyelid Surgery

Loose skin and fatty tissue around the eyes can cause a person to look angry, tired, or older than they are. Certain factors, such as sun damage and the natural aging process, can also cause the eyes to develop wrinkles and fine lines.

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can make a remarkable difference by alleviating features that lead to an exhausted and fatigued appearance.

What Are the Benefits of Eyelid Surgery?

Eliminates Fine Lines & Wrinkles

Facial imperfections, such as wrinkles, loose skin, and fine lines due to aging, sun damage, or improper skin care, can cause your eyes to look worn out. Eyelid surgery can address these facial blemishes by tightening the skin around the treated area to create a youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

Corrects Skin Sagging

Excess, droopy skin that has developed along the upper eyelid can interfere with your field of vision while also making you look tired. Eyelid surgery eliminates excess skin along the upper eyelids to correct vision impairment and produce an aesthetically pleasing look.

Reduces Tissue Puffiness

Many men and women who struggle with puffy, sagging eyelids feel self-conscious about their appearance. Eyelid surgery can improve your facial balance by reducing swelling and bags under the eyes while restoring beauty to your eyes to give you a boost in confidence.

What Should I Expect Before and During My Procedure?



Following your eyelid surgery, swelling and bruising will occur around the eyes but should resolve after a few weeks. Applying a cold compress can minimize swelling around the treated area. When resting, make sure your head is elevated. Strenuous activities should be avoided for at least two weeks. You will be able to return to work one week after your procedure.


Incisions are usually made within the natural folds of your skin and will result in mild scarring. Any visible scarring can be easily hidden with makeup and will likely fade over time.


The cost of your eyelid surgery will vary depending on several factors, including anesthesia fees, incision techniques, and the extent of correction needed. Dr. Mabourakh will provide a more accurate estimate during your consultation.


You may experience moderate discomfort after your eyelid surgery. Dr. Mabourakh can prescribe medication to help minimize any pain.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Ideal candidates for eyelid surgery must be in good health and have realistic expectations for what blepharoplasty can achieve.
You can expect long-lasting results that will eliminate the appearance of wrinkles and leave your eyes looking well-rested and youthful.
Eyelid surgery is performed on an outpatient basis using sedation anesthesia and typically takes between one and two hours to complete depending on the extent of correction needed.

As with most procedures, there are some risks involved with eyelid surgery. These include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Infection
  • Dryness
  • Itching and burning
  • Slight asymmetry
  • Poor wound healing
  • Sensitivity to light
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