Blepharoplasty-Upper Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty – Upper Eyelid Surgery

Approximate duration of surgery: 1 – 2 hours General Anesthesia or Local Anesthesia

The Procedure

Upper eyelid surgery is one of the most common procedures in cosmetic surgery.  This procedure is used to combat a combination of forehead drooping and brow sagging.  As a result of this sagging, excess skin develops hooding over the eyelid.  Consequently, blocking the superior vision.   An upper eyelid blepharoplasty reverses this aged look by removing the excess skin and herniated fat. More importantly, it can improve the visual field.   The two main techniques used to perform an upper eyelid blepharoplasty are incisional and non-incisional. A non-incisional approach is more appropriate for younger individuals who do not have much excess skin and fat.  For older patients with excess skin and fat, incisional blepharoplasty is often required. 

Dr. Nathan will discuss with his patients which approach is recommended depending on the patient’s needs and desired outcome.


May return to work the next day
No heavy lifting or swimming for 2 weeks

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Dr. Nathan is an amazing doctor. He answered my every question and made it absolutely clear what to expect. He didn’t give me false expectations, and went above and beyond to help me understand what I was facing. I had several other opinions from other doctors, yet Dr. Nathan was such a comfort and explained every little thing in detail. He took his time, he was very specific and didn’t rush me out of the door. He truly is a fantastic doctor and I can not stop raving about Dr. Nathan and his wonderful staff. Dr. Nathan was a God-send and his staff are his angels.

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I selected Dr.Nathan after reviewing several doctor’s credentials. I have been very happy with my choice. Dr.Nathan was great, very competent and kind. Several of my friends have commented that I look 10 yrs younger. The bags under my eyes are gone! Dr.Nathan gave me my confidence back and I strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a qualified, capable plastic surgeon.

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