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What is blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery?

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a type of cosmetic eye surgery performed to remove drooping and puffy eyelids in the lower, upper, or both eyelids.

This is one of the most common facial rejuvenation procedures that the surgeon is usually performing on an outpatient basis and does not require hospitalization.

After rhinoplasty, it is one of the most common cosmetic procedures in Iran.

Your upper eyelids and sometimes the lower eyelids may be weakened as part of the aging process, or inherited.

Your eyebrows may also be hanging as part of the same process.

With this surgery which takes 1 to 3 hours, you can treat tired and sagging eyes and drooping eyelids and have attractive, fresh, and young eyes.

The surgeon will completely correct the drooping of the upper eyelids and puffiness under the eyes In this procedure.

Also, blepharoplasty surgery is often considered a cosmetic procedure, but it is important to know that in the field of treatment.

So blepharoplasty can improve the field of vision of people.

People with drooping eyelids have reduced their field of vision by eliminating severe drooping eyelids.


How surgeon is performing this eyelid cosmetic surgery?

In this procedure, the doctor cuts the upper, lower, or both eyelids, removing excess skin, fat, and excess muscle around the eye.

Thus improving the person’s appearance and giving them a younger, fresher look.

Who can have eyelid surgery?

  • The surgeon is usually performing this operation on people over 30 years of age.

But sometimes drooping eyelids or puffy eyes can occur at younger ages.

  • In the eyes of some people, the upper eyelid groove form is not properly like the eyes of the Chinese and the Japanese people.

These people are also candidates for blepharoplasty. (Oriental blepharoplasty operation)

  • Eyelid surgery is also used to rejuvenate the eyelids in the elderly, which is a cosmetic procedure.

(Blepharoplasty regurgitation)

  • Also, the surgeon is performing This operation to repair the excessive looseness of the upper and lower eyelids.

So in this eyelid surgery, the eyelids function is improving.

This model of eyelid surgery is also called Functional Blepharoplasty.

Does blepharoplasty require anesthesia?

The surgeon is usually performing Blepharoplasty on an outpatient basis and does not even require hospitalization.

This procedure usually does not require anesthesia so the surgeon is performing this surgery under local anesthesia.

This eliminates the risk of anesthesia.

So you don’t need to be particularly stressed about this.

In some cases, this cosmetic procedure requires other surgeries.

In order to actions such as fixing eyebrows, eyebrow lifts, fixing tear glands, fat transplants, Botox, etc., which in consultation with a doctor.

So the doctor will consider all the details and told to you.

But if any children need the operation, then the surgeon will use anesthesia for surgery.

Blepharoplasty surgery

Blepharoplasty surgery

How is blepharoplasty performance?

Blepharoplasty surgery is performing under local anesthesia.

And this surgery takes 1 to 2 hours.

Of course, it depends on what type of eyelid surgery you want to do.

Do you want to remove excess fat under the eyes?

Or do you want to pull the skin under the eyes?

Or do you want to correct the drooping of your upper eyelid?

Therefore cosmetic or ENT specialist is performing Blepharoplasty in two ways for the upper and lower eyelids, which we will discuss.

Rest at home for one to two weeks after the operation, so let your eyelids completely heal.

Therefore eyelid cosmetic surgery is an outpatient procedure and you leave it to your surgeon’s skilled hands without the need for anesthesia.

Benefits of Blepharoplasty

  • Improved field of vision
  • Increase self-confidence by looking young and healthy
  • Rejuvenate and rejuvenate the skin around the eyes

Possible side effects of blepharoplasty

  • Temporary inability to close the eyes completely
  • Also decreased visual acuity due to bleeding inside the eye socket and behind the eyeball
  • Infection and swelling of the eyelids
  • Duplicity and transient blurred vision
  • Obvious scar
  • Excessive corrective action
  • Anesthesia of the eyelids
  • The symmetry of the cutting area on both sides
  • Small white pimples at the site of sutures
Postoperative care
  • Use the prescribed medications regularly.
  • Do not do eye activities that cause dry eyes, such as using a phone or laptop or watching TV.
  • Use dark sunglasses and sunscreen for a few weeks after surgery.
  • Also, use sunscreen for the eyes.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise and lifting for a few weeks after surgery.


At IHT, our team is providing the best eye and cosmetic surgeons for your blepharoplasty surgery.

and most advanced medical and laser devices, and the best prices together.

For having free consultation and knowing the cost of this surgery Do not hesitate to contact us

Author: Maryam Shiani

SEO editor: Samane Nobakhti

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