Saggy or droopy upper eye lids not only makes the person look older but may also affect the eye sight.
During the operation excess skin & fat deposits are removed from the upper eye. The surgery duration is 45-70 minutes and can be performed under local anaesthetic.
Apart from genetic factors, irregular sleeping patterns and smoking are the main culprits.
Yes the procedure gives permanent results.
Very faint scars may remain but the surgeon will position the stitches in the natural crease of the eye making it almost invisible to anybody that doesn't know.
The patient can resume their normal life almost immediately after having upper eye lid surgery. Slight swelling & brusing may occur but will not affect daily business.