How long does it take to see results from lower blepharoplasty?

While many patients return to work 1 to 2 weeks after blepharoplasty, it may take several weeks for your swelling to subside completely. You should be able to see your final results from cosmetic eyelid surgery in about 4 to 6 weeks following your surgery.

How long does swelling last after lower blepharoplasty?

Post-op Care For Lower Blepharoplasty There will be bruising and swelling for 7-10 days. After 2 weeks, you may resume full activity.

Does lower blepharoplasty change shape?

Fat Removal There are three fat pockets that are usually manipulated or reduced during a lower eyelid procedure to treat lower lid bags or dark circles. There is no noticeable change in the shape of the eyes with fat removal from either the upper or lower eyelids.

Does lower blepharoplasty make you look younger?

How blepharoplasty makes you look younger. By removing the excess fat, stretched out skin, and lax muscles above and below your eyes, blepharoplasty turns back the clock and helps you reclaim your youthful look.

Does blepharoplasty make your eyes look smaller?

Blepharoplasty surgery is used for improvements in everyday eyesight. However, most patients wonder if the procedure will also change their eye shape. In a word: yes.

Does lower blepharoplasty get rid of wrinkles?

Lower Eyelid Surgery and Wrinkles When excess fat and tissues are removed, the skin beneath the eyes appears smoother and tighter. This does eliminate wrinkles and creases that may have formed as a result of loose skin or undereye bags, but it will not treat other common eye wrinkles.

How long is recovery from lower blepharoplasty?

Recovery from lower eyelid blepharoplasty usually takes 10-14 days. It is more of a social recovery, i.e., most of my patients feel fine but might avoid certain social situations because they “look rough.” Knowing what to expect after blepharoplasty is important so you don’t feel overwhelmed.