I had the surgery April 1st in Burbank, CA.
I used local, that HURT. Lidocane injected to numb with a drug cocktail to calm me. Surgery was about an hour. Pain was minimal, second- fourth day swelling was like looking at to tiny balloon animals on my eyelids. I'll include pics of the results and days.
I'm 53 and have had droopy eyelids my whole life, always wanted to do this. It's getting better every day. My eyelids are still a bit numb and did loose a few more eyelashes then normal. I used the frozen peas for swelling on days 2- 3, I used corn niblets cause I'm gonna eat em after for dinner. Slept upright for 2 days then gave up after 2 sleepless nights, I rather swell a bit than not sleep. I covered the eyes for a few days when sleeping with a gauze bandage, just in case I might try to scratch in my sleep.
Day 15 and the left eye is almost perfect, right eye has a bit of scarring , lumpiness in the corner, but it should go away in a while. VERY happy I did this.