Blepharoplasty of the upper and lower eyelids involves sculpting of the tissue. Usually there is some skin removal. Fat is either repositioned or removed. There are numerous other variations, depending on the particular patient.

Skin Shortage

I have taken care of several patients referred with the unfortunate problem of excessive skin removal during lower lid blepharoplasty. It can be a very difficult problem for patients, as the lower lid is “retracted” down below the cornea. This…