The surgery will be performed under a local anesthesia with sedation. The sedative and local anesthetic allow you to be comfortable during surgery. Medication will be provided to you as needed to relieve any pain, however many patients report they take over the counter tylenol or no medication at all. The elimination of sagging, superfluous skin and fatty tissue around the eyes presents a younger, rested appearance.
Many patients have their eyelid surgery performed in conjunction with a facelift procedure.