What is Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery?

The eyes are an expressive element of the face.  They can transmit a person’s feelings and are a means of silent communication.  With aging, genetics and the environment the eyes can age and make a person appear older than they are or feel.  Commonly the blepharoplasty eyelid surgery is performed and aimed to correct the heavy, wrinkled or baggy eyelids and restore a fresher and more youthful appearance.

Aged looking and wrinkled eyelid skin may be a genetic trait or it could be the cause of environmental factors.  Baggy eyelids are caused by the protrusion of the normal fat pads around the eyes.  Undergoing blepharoplasty eyelid surgery to correct this problem is permanent.

Blepharoplasty is one of the top 5 cosmetic surgeries performed in North American and  Blepharoplasty Toronto is one of the more popular surgeries chosen in Toronto as results of the surgery varies from person to person.

Blepharoplasty eyelid surgery is a surgical process that removes excess fats, muscles and skin from around the eyes.  It is designed to address the drooping upper eyelids and lower eyelids which have a saggy appearance. Blepharoplasty Toronto will also address the wrinkles and dark circles of the eyes. In some cases laser resurfacing is also performed to address the fine lines on the upper and lower eyelids.

Generally the Blepharoplasty eyelid surgery will take one to two hours. It is performed under local or conscious sedation dependant on the extent of the surgery.

For more information on the blepharoplasty eyelid surgery please contact a facial plastic surgeon or visit www.artoffacialsurgery.com