Eyelid lift

Alternative Names

Blepharoplasty

Definition of Eyelid lift

Eyelid lift surgery, also called blepharoplasty, is done to repair sagging or drooping upper eyelids ().

Review

Paul B. Griggs, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA . Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/21/2009

Blepharoplasty - series

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