Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is surgery to the eye lids and eye bags is a procedure to remove excess skin and reposition fat from the upper or lower parts of the eyelid, giving a refreshed look to the eye area and face.
This can be intricate surgery and can sometimes be used in conjunction with laser re-surfacing.
For lower eyelid fat bag reduction general anaesthetic is required but upper eyelid blepharoplasty is commonly performed under anaethetic as an out-patient procedure.
“The anaesthetic took a few days to get over but there was no pain, just a bit uncomfortable for the first week. Over all it was very worth while.”MT, Age, 65, Torquay, Devon, Upper and lower blepharoplasty
“I am very pleased recovery was quicker than I expected.”AB, Age 61, Torquay, Devon, Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty under local anaesthetic
“I am thrilled with the result, they feel as if a weight has been lifted.“BM, Age 71, Exeter, Devon, 2 weeks after Upper Blepharoplasties (eyelid reduction of the upper lid)
“Surgery has exceeded my expectations, I didn’t expect it to be as good as it is. I’m very happy with the results.”KS, Totnes, Devon, Breast Augmentation & Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty
“I am very happy, more confident. I am so pleased I had surgery.”LH, Age 56, Torquay, Devon, Blepharoplasty
“I had very little discomfort. I went back to work 5 days later with some make up on. It’s nice to be able to see the eyelid and much easier to put make-up on now.“MP, age 40, Exeter, Devon, Upper Blepharoplasty
“I am very pleased. It has given me a lot more confidence and I have cut my fringe. My fiancée proposed to me three days afterwards!”DC, Age 46, Exeter, Devon, Blepharoplasty
“The hospital and staff were all excellent. It was a really good experience and has made a huge difference. I can now put make-up on my eyelids now the skin is visible. My headaches are also better.“TM, Age 43, Torquay, Devon, Upper Blepharoplasty, Mount Stuart Hospital