How long does it take to heal from lower blepharoplasty? Recovery from lower eyelid blepharoplasty usually takes 10-14 days. It is more of a social recovery, i.e., most of my patients feel fine but might avoid certain social situations because they “look rough.”
What does a lower blepharoplasty do? The term “lower blepharoplasty” includes a collection of surgical techniques that aims to improve the appearance of the lower eyelids. Historically, lower blepharoplasty was a reductive procedure in which skin and/or fat was removed in order to reduce lower eyelid wrinkles, skin redundancy, and fat bulges.
Is a lower blepharoplasty permanent? Are the changes with blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) permanent? Blepharoplasty will not stop your eyes from aging. However, the results usually last a long time. Upper-eyelid surgery can last anywhere from 5 to 7 years to an entire lifetime, while lower-eyelid surgery rarely needs to be done more than once.
Is lower eyelid surgery worth it? The surgery is worth it for people who want to look younger and better rested in and around the eyes. The results are subtle but dramatic, and recovery is minor with little pain reported.