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Eyelid Surgery

Are your eyelids starting to look too heavy above your eyes? Have you been thinking whether you can improve that “tired” appearance.

People spend a great deal of time looking at our eyes. We speak and convey emotion while looking at each other’s eyes. For this reason, the eyelids are often the area where the effects of aging first become apparent. Eyelid surgery can help to reverse the signs of aging.

The Eyelid Surgery Procedure

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Eyelid surgery, or Blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to improve the appearance of the eyelids, gives the eyes a more youthful look by removing excess skin and/or bulging fat from the upper or lower lids. If the sagging skin obstructs peripheral vision, Blepharoplasty can eliminate the obstruction.

Upper eyelid surgery or an upper blepharoplasty

Excess skin is removed from the upper lid through an incision hidden in the natural eyelid crease. Removal of the skin excess will result in a brighter appearance. Our goal is to restore a natural appearance and not the “surprised” look of an excessively tightened lid.

Lower eyelid surgery or a lower blepharoplasty

The lower Blepharoplasty procedure performed by our top Connecticut surgeons will help you improve puffiness and bags under your eyes by removing excess fat (and when indicated also some excess skin).

What makes me a good candidate for a blepharoplasty?

Many of our patients have fin wrinkles excessive skin on their eyelids that they want removed. Although the procedure is more common in patients over 40, occasionally younger individuals with hooded lids or prominent bags will benefit from this surgery. Blepharoplasty will give you positive results if you are a generally healthy person with a positive attitude and realistic expectations.

What should I expect after the surgery?

Swelling and bruising can be expected for a few days after surgery. Most people feel ready to go out in public or back to work in a week to ten days with a refreshed appearance that is still themselves, only better. You will need to avoid any strenuous activity for about 10 days and keep your head elevated for around a week. Scarring will be minimal.

Meet with our Board Certified Plastic Surgeons

Our Yale-educated, board certified top COSMETIC surgeons, Deborah Pan, MD and Javier Davila, MD will listen to your cosmetic surgery needs during your cosmetic consultation. They both have done many blepharoplasty procedures and will be able to show you before and after pictures of previous patients.

Pricing Information

The fees provided below are estimates (or ranges) for the procedures listed as each fee depends on the operating time and surgical technique. After your cosmetic consultation, you will be given an individual quote.

Please Note: The pricing below does not include tax. Anesthesia and surgical center fees are additional. Revision or correction of prior surgery done elsewhere may carry higher associated fees on a case by case basis.

  • Upper Eyelid Lift / Blepharoplasty: $2,750 – 3,500
  • Lower Blepharoplasty: $2,750 – 3,500


by Dr. Davila *results may vary

by Dr. Pan *results may vary

by Dr. Pan *results may vary

by Dr. Pan *results may vary