Eyelid Lift

Eyelid Lift:

When to consider a Eyelid Lift or blepharoplasty:

Experiencing Drooping Upper Eyelids

This can cause a tired appearance or even hinder vision.

Under Eye Bags and Puffiness

Pronounced bags or puffiness under the eyes that make you look perpetually tired.

Excess Upper Eyelid Skin

If excess skin affects your vision or makes applying makeup difficult.

Desire for a Refreshed Appearance

When seeking to rejuvenate the eye area for a more youthful, alert look.

Non-Surgical Treatments are Insufficient

If topical treatments or minimally invasive procedures aren’t giving the desired results.

Ultimately, the decision to undergo a eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty is a personal one. During your consultation with Dr. Brandt he assess your unique situation, discuss your options, and guide you towards the most suitable treatment plan to achieve your desired results.

What is a an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty?

An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that revitalizes the area around the eyes, making the face appear more youthful and alert. It involves removing or repositioning excess skin, fat, and sometimes muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. This procedure can address issues like drooping upper eyelids, which may impair vision, under-eye bags, puffiness, and wrinkles. It’s designed to correct these aging signs and can significantly enhance one’s facial appearance, giving a refreshed, rejuvenated look. The procedure varies depending on individual needs, and it can be tailored to address specific concerns around the eye area.

Who is a good candidate for an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty?

A good candidate for an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, typically includes individuals who are:

If you feel like the lifted appearance turns back the clock and restores your appearance, then you may be a good candidate for an eyelid lift. However, it is essential to note that this self-assessment is not a definitive diagnostic tool. To receive a professional evaluation and personalized recommendations, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Brandt.

What does an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty address?

An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, addresses various aging-related issues around the eyes. It corrects upper eyelid sagging by removing or repositioning excess skin, and it addresses puffiness in the upper eyelids caused by fat deposits. The procedure also tackles under-eye bags by adjusting or removing fatty tissue and improves the appearance of darkness and shadows under the eyes. Additionally, blepharoplasty tightens and smooths out wrinkles and loose skin, and can address the sunken appearance or hollowing in the lower eyelids. In cases where sagging upper eyelids severely impair vision, this surgery can provide a corrective solution.

What does an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty not address?

An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, does not address:

What to expect during recovery from an eyelid lift?

During recovery from an eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, you can expect:


Take a look at some of the results from our previous patients

What are the risks of an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty?

The risks associated with an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty include:


As with any surgical procedure, there's a risk of infection, though it's typically minimal with proper post-operative care.


Some bleeding is normal, but excessive bleeding may require additional treatment.


Scars are generally well-hidden within the natural creases of the eyelids but are an inevitable part of the healing process.

Nerve Damage

There's a small risk of temporary or, in rare cases, permanent changes in sensation or muscle function around the eyes.


Post-surgery, there might be slight asymmetry in the appearance of the eyelids.

Anesthesia Risks

Complications can occur from anesthesia, though these are rare.

Vision Changes

Temporary changes in vision or, very rarely, more permanent vision impairment.

Dry Eyes

Some patients may experience increased eye dryness following the procedure.

Unsatisfactory Results

In some cases, the final results may not meet the patient's expectations, necessitating further surgery or treatment.

Why choose Dr. Brandt for your eyelid lift or blepharoplasty?

Choosing Dr. Brandt for your eyelid lift or blepharoplasty is beneficial due to his expertise and qualifications. He is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, indicating a high level of training and specialization in facial procedures. Dr. Brandt is known for his meticulous approach, ensuring that each procedure is tailored to the unique needs and aesthetic goals of the patient. His reputation for achieving natural-looking, rejuvenated results and his experience with a diverse range of patients make him a trusted choice for those seeking to improve the appearance of their eyes while maintaining harmony with their ethnic features.