Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure that can restore a youthful appearance to the eye area. The upper and lower eyelids are lifted and loose or excess skin and fat tissue are removed from the eye area.
Blepharoplasty is limited to the eyelids and may be combined with methods to improve other areas of the face. There are several approaches:
The average cost for blepharoplasty is about $3,900. Since most medical insurance companies consider blepharoplasty a cosmetic procedure, it is usually not covered, except in special cases.
Before the procedures, an ASDS dermatologist wil review the patients medical history and outcomes of the procedure. The doctor also will test the patient's vision and his or her ability to produce tears. Prior to the procedure, patients should: