These beams eradicate damaged fibers in the skin and encourage new tissue with fresh elasticity to grow back in their place.... Because not all the skin is affected, healing is quick and virtually painless. The Madonna eyelift dramatically reduces the appearance of dark circles and eye wrinkles, tightens upper and lower eyelid skin and helps to elevate drooping eyebrows. Metal eye shields are used during treatment to protect a patient's eyes from injury. The only anesthesia needed for the procedure is a numbing cream that is applied to the eyelids. Downtime is minimal. I recommend three to five sessions delivered at two- to three-week intervals.