About Blepharoplasty

Surgery on the eyelids, also known as blepharoplasty, may be undertaken for cosmetic or medical reasons.

The upper and the lower eyelids consist of skin with muscle and fat underneath. They protect the eyeball by allowing opening and closing of the eyelids.

Surgery on the eyelids, also known as blepharoplasty, may be undertaken for cosmetic or medical reasons. For example, if there is too much skin this may interfere with vision or a loose lower eyelid may cause the eye to dry out and require surgery to correct it.

The majority of people who decide to have eyelid surgery usually do so for cosmetic reasons. The vast majority of those who decide to have cosmetic surgery to make their eyes look more youthful are happy with the results.

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