Many people are surprised to learn that upper eyelid surgery or upper blepharoplasty can be performed very easily in an office setting under straight local anesthesia. It simply requires a few injections to numb up the eyelids and then the surgery can be done with the patient completely awake and with no pain.

Can Eyelid Surgery Be Done Without General Anesthesia?

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can be done in the office without general anesthesia, explains Dr. Scott Thompson.