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 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 pleased recovery was quicker than I expected.”AB, Age 61, Torquay, Devon, Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty under local anaesthetic
“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 happy, more confident. I am so pleased I had surgery.”LH, Age 56, Torquay, Devon, 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