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What is a Blepharoplasty?

With this procedure we aim to reshape the upper and/or lower eyelids by removing and/or repositioning excess tissue, and in some cases reinforcing surrounding muscles and tendons.


What will a Blepharoplasty achieve?

The surgery can help improve peripheral vision when performed on the upper eyelids, which is important in activities such driving. It will also give you the appearance of your eyes being more open and alert.

Wearing eye makeup is improved, lashes no longer touch your upper lid skin and you now have somewhere to put eyeliner and shadow.

This particular procedure does not alter dark circles, fine lines or wrinkles around the eyes – if these are also problems you would like to address,  other appearance medicine and cosmetic surgery options can help sort out those issues.


Who should have one?

There are 2 main indications for Blepharoplasty, a patient is unhappy with the cosmetic appearance of their eyes [ cosmetic ], or is having difficulty due to the hooded upper lids obscuring their vision. [functional ]


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Our Practice Manager, Sue, can assist you with any queries and with booking consultations.
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