Blepharoplasty. Blepharoplasty (blef-uh-ro-plas-tee) is surgery that includes repairing droopy eyelids by removing excess skin, muscle and fat. As you age, your eyelids stretch, and the muscles supporting them weaken. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below your eyelids, causing sagging eyebrows, drooping upper lids and bags under your eyes.
As people age, do most have some semblance of a droopy eyelid? Besides ptosis surgery what can be the most minimally invasive treatment option?
Different options. Depends what the cause is for the droopy lids, a plastic or oculoplastic surgeon can help you determine the cause. In some cases fillers or Botox can be used to temporarily improve it, but the improvemenrs are very limited. The best way to correct droopy lids is surgery, the results are longer lasting and may improve the appearance of your upper face. Read more...