Blepharoplasty is usually performed using local anesthesia and light sleep sedation or General.
The incisions are made within the natural creases of the eyelids. The Surgeon removes the herniated fat and excess skin and sutures the incision with very fine hair-like sutures.
Removal of the entire fat pads underneath the eye should be discouraged. Excessive removal of this fat is disastrous in most patients, as it often results in hollowness or a dark, sunken appearance. Minimal removal has proven quite beneficial in those who may need it - in those who do not, only the excess skin should be removed.