Eyelid Surgery

The Basics

Eyelid Surgery, also known as Blepharoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery that modifies the shape of the upper and lower eyelid to create a youthful appearance.

The Procedure

The procedure corrects drooping upper lids and puffy bags below your eyes. 1 – 3 hour surgical procedure.

Local anaesthesia (for upper eyelid surgery) or general anaesthesia (for lower eyelid surgery).

Post Surgery

Most common side effects include temporary discomfort, swelling and dryness of the eye area for few weeks post surgery. Post operative recovery is relatively quick with patients generally reading within 2-3 days, back to work within a week and wearing contact lenses after 2 weeks.

The Results

Minimum risk of complications when the procedure is performed by a qualified surgeon with extensive experience.

*Disclaimer - Results may vary from patient to patient.

Other Facts

Eyelid Surgery, or Blepharoplasty, is a procedure that removes fat, usually along with excess eyelid skin and muscle, from the upper and/or lower eyelids. Eyelid surgery can correct drooping eyelids (upper) and puffy bags below your eyes.

Day Procedure In Hospital
Prices Vary
Results Seen At 6 Weeks

*Results may vary from patient to patient.
**All photos are of patients from Cosmos Clinic, and all ‘after’ images are taken 6 weeks post operation.

Top Eyelid Surgery Questions

What is Eyelid/Blepharoplasty surgery?

Eyelid Surgery, or Blepharoplasty, is a procedure that removes fat, usually along with excess eyelid skin and muscle, from the upper and/or lower eyelids. Eyelid surgery can correct drooping eyelids (upper) and puffy bags below your eyes. These features can make you look older and more tired than you feel and may sometimes interfere with your vision. Eyelid Surgery won’t remove crow’s feet or other wrinkles, eliminate dark circles under your eyes or lift sagging eyebrows. While it can add an upper eyelid crease to Asian eyes, it will not erase evidence of your ethnic or racial heritage. Blepharoplasty can be done alone or in conjunction with other facial surgery procedures such as a Face Lift or Brow Lift.



The Procedure. What does it involve?

The aim of the procedure is to correct drooping upper eyelids and puffy bags below the eyes by removing excess fat, skin, and muscle. The procedure usually takes 1 – 3 hours and usually uses a local anaesthesic with sedation (for upper eyelid) or general anaesthetic (for lower eyelid) – so pain or discomfort is very mild and tolerable.

Clinic Locations

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Sydney

10 Henrietta Street

Double Bay NSW 2028

Monday to Saturday

8:30am - 5:30pm

Adelaide

163 Archer Street

North Adelaide, SA, 5006

Monday

9am - 5pm

Tuesday

10am - 6pm

Wednesday to Friday

9am - 5pm

Canberra

Suite 1, Ground Floor, Equinox 2

70 Kent Street, Deakin ACT 2600

Monday to Friday

9am - 5:30pm

Saturday

By Appointment

Gold Coast

220 Ashmore Road

Benowa QLD 4217

Monday to Friday

9am - 5pm