What is blepharoplasty?

It is a surgical procedure also known as eyelid surgery, which is responsible for correcting excess fat, skin and muscles of the upper and lower eyelids that show signs of a tired appearance and can even affect vision.


  • Improves the general appearance of the eyes.
  • Corrects puffiness in the upper eyelids that give an appearance of tiredness or fatigue.
  • Eliminates excess skin and helps correct eyelid drooping on the lower eyelids.
  • Show off younger eyes and with a more attentive look.
  • Improve your confidence thanks to the new appearance of your eyes.
  • It also helps improve your eyesight by removing excess skin.

What are the times of surgery?

Times may vary depending on the patient.

Duration of surgery

1 - 2 hours

Discomfort time

1 day

Recovery time

7 - 10 days

Type of anesthesia


Hospitalization required


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Before and After

Before and after photos of real patients operated by Dr. Baja

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions? Check out some of the most common questions and answers.

1 What is blepharoplasty?

It is a procedure that aims to remove excess skin, fat and muscle from the eyelids, both upper and lower eyelids. The eyelid procedure is performed with the patient awake, applying a medication that will help them relax, as well as topical anesthesia around the eye to avoid pain.

Yes. The incisions are in the natural lines of the skin of the eyelids: in the creases of the upper eyelids and just below the lashes of the lower ones.

The medications are analgesics and antibiotics.

Bleeding, bruising, swelling, irritation, dryness, infection, or problems with healing.

Includes: fees for the surgeon and his surgical team; post-surgical check-up appointments.

Does not include: pre-operative analysis and medications.

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