Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. Surgery can be performed on the upper lids, lower lids or both. Whether you want to improve your appearance or are experiencing functional problems with your eyelids, eyelid surgery can rejuvenate the area surrounding your eyes.
Droopy eyelids are a major reason why some people consider eyelid surgery. Surgery removes and tightens excess eyelid skin. This surgery can result in both improved vision and appearance. At times, your insurance plan may cover this procedure, especially if the eyelids are impacting your field of vision.
Specifically, eyelid surgery can treat: