Upper lid blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to remove excess lid skin and/or herniated fat. The surgery can be cosmetic, or when the excess skin significantly limits the visual field or pushes the lashes onto the cornea, can be functional. The procedure typically takes about an hour, can be done under local or anesthesia, and is associated with little pain. The incidence of complications is uncommon.
Downtime in the 7-10 day range. The incidence of complications is uncommon. This procedure is sometimes performed in conjunction with a brow lift if the brow low is contributing to pushing the lid skin over the lashes.