Eyelid Surgery

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Blepharoplasty (more commonly known as eyelid surgery or an eyelid lift) removes or tightens sagging skin around the eyes, resulting in a smoother, more youthful appearance. The procedure may also be used to create a crease where one is missing, such as with Asian eyelid surgeryLEARN MORE ›

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46 Years Old. Looking for Good Results with Revisional Eye Ptosis Surgery - New York

Had eye ptosis surgery more than a year ago. The surgery helped with the height of the eye lid, but it still didn't give me any eyelid definition. Unhappy with the experience and want to go for a revision with a skilled "artists"! Ive seen some great results on realself, and would love just to... READ MORE

56 Yr Old, One Eyelid Droopier Than the Other, but Both Drooping. Wellesley, MA

I first saw Dr. Kapadia for removal of a growth on my lower eyelid. It was a great experience, and he suggested I think about having an eyelid lift in the future. I had thought about it before, as it is a family trait, but thought I would have to be put to sleep and it would be alot of money.... READ MORE

So Glad I Finally Did It - Westport, CT

I've wanted to have my upper eyelids fixed for the last 12 years and either never had the time or the money. I saw several doctors for consults and finally picked Dr. Ellen Mahoney in Westport, CT for a number of reasons. The first, and most important, is that I felt immediately comfortable... READ MORE

Upper Eyelid Surgery - Cincinnati, OH

Not at all happy with the results yet! The better looking eye has a hole that seems to be staying open as it heals. Stitches were in for less than five days. The other eye seems to have less skin removed and it's purple and puffy. Scars are raised and bumpy. The entire process had been traumatic... READ MORE

50 This Year and Time to Ditch the Eye Bags! - Lower bleph with fat repositioning. Manchester, GB

Ok here goes. I will try and tell you as I have found it with the procedure itself and post op. I had a bleph transconjunctival fat repositioning. I had twighlight sedation. So the anaethatist put a canula in my hand, then the surgeon marked up my face. I was given the anasthetic and to be... READ MORE

Revisional Eyelid Surgery Including Scar Revision, Skin Pinch, Canthopexy, Zplasty and Fat Transfer - Dallas, TX

Ok...so...this is the first review I have ever written but I wanted to share my experience so that hopefully I can help others in their journey and keep them from making the same mistakes I did. Unfortunately, I had not heard of Realself until after I was botched. But I hope this will at least... READ MORE

Hollow Eyes Fat Repositioning - London, GB

I would absolutely recommend Dr Shah Desai for any eyelid treatment. From the first time I met her, she took her time in explaining all possible options for my hollow eyelid following ptosis surgery on the NHS. A number of different options were discussed and considered - both surgical and... READ MORE

Follow Up After a Year

My Lower blepharoplasty resulted in stitches bursting near outside corner of right eye. Doom & gloom after posting my photos here but in fact it healed itself. There are still a couple of indentations, not as aesthetically successful as the other eye but no need for any reconstructive surgery at... READ MORE

45yr Old Tired of Being Told "You Look Tired" - Michigan

I contemplated getting something done to remove and/or the bags and dark circles under my eyes. After several consults, I finally decided to do an upper and lower blepharoplasty. I was told everything from needing only a lower bleph to just use fillers to do the upper/lower bleph plus fat... READ MORE

Touched by MICHELANGELO! - Schererville, IN

I had a double blepharoplasty. Yesterday I went back to Dr. Galante for the 3 mo. checkup and he took the "after" photo. Then he showed me the "before" photo. SHOCK!!! Why didn't anyone tell me I was walking around all this time with my eyes half-closed? I looked like the Walking Dead! ... READ MORE

It Was "Curtains" for Me, Till I Saw Dr. Lee [Eyelid Curtains] - Newport Beach, CA

When I saw Dr. Lee 4 years ago for my Lifestyle Lift procedure, he was reluctant to perform an eyelid surgery, since I am congenitally blind in one eye. I appreciated his conservative approach and his concern for protecting my vision.My facelift experience was fantastic! I returned to him... READ MORE

Dr Taban is Amazing!!!! - Beverly Hills, CA

Dr Taban fixed my asymmetry due to a previous eyelid surgery and the results are phenomenal. I am very happy. He is kind, personable and takes his time to address your needs. I also had filler and Botox with him and he's even a genius with that! I will continue to see him for future procedures.... READ MORE

My Experience Lower Lid Blepharoplasty - Dallas, TX

While shopping online for a plastic surgeon I ran across the Real Self page and decided to inquire about Dr. Standefer. I requested information online on a Saturday night and I was contacted by the Office Consultant the following Monday. The entire procedure was explained to me in great detail... READ MORE

47 Year Old with Excess Eyelid Skin - Mesa, AZ

I had wanted to get this done for a long time and was referred by my Wife and Mother who has had lots of cosmetic surgery done by Dr. Boll. Both myself and a Friend went in for a consultation to Dr. Bolls office for the same Eyelid procedure.. Her staff was extremely professional from the... READ MORE

41 Years Old. Eyelids That Made Me Look Tired and Older Than my Years. - Liverpool, GB

My eyelids had worsened considerably over the last couple of years. I found it difficult to apply eye make up and I really hated the way they made me look older than I am especially considering I had always looked after my skin. I decided I may as well just go for it rather than putting it off.... READ MORE

Best Decision I've Ever Made - Raleigh, NC

I had an Upper Blepharoplasty with Dr. Adam Becker back in December and I can honestly say it was the best decision I have ever made. My eyelids were so heavy and cause me to have the absolute worst tension headaches. I had to lift my forehead so much to keep my eyes open. Since the surgery- no... READ MORE

32 Yo Upper Eyelids Surgery to Correct Uneven Look. Newport Beach, CA

I've always had very asymmetric eyelids. It was very visible, so I finally decided to seriously research doctors in my area. In pretty sure everone here knows the drill for this part (reading reviews, cyberstalking lol, cross-checking information, shortlisting surgeons, consultation, decision).... READ MORE

38 Yrs Old Mom of Two, Decided to Look How She Feels...young & Refresh :) - Renton, WA

So i've been using transpore ( transparent medical grade tape) inshort...eyelid tape for like 2 1/2 years. Its ok but it can be better. I did my research found out i do not need to go all the way to seattle or bellevue, that there is a great doctor in renton WA. I felt safer w an oculoplastic... READ MORE

Life Changing Under Eye Surgery :) - Hammersmith, GB

I had lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) with fat transfer and laser with Dr Julian De Silva. I just wanted to write this review as a way of saying thank you for everything that he and his staff at the clinic have done, I'm extremely happy with the outcome. My experience at his clinic in... READ MORE

38 Year Old Looking 50. San Antonio, TX

Well... I had the bags under my eyes since teenage years, they seemed to get worse as I got older. One person after another always told me that I look tired, or older than my age... I've saved up for my surgery and finally had it done today. Wasn't as bad as I thought... I had a... READ MORE

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