How Much is an Eyelid Lift?

August 15, 2023

The effects of aging can lead to drooping eyelids, undereye bags, and an overall tired appearance. An eyelid lift or blepharoplasty rejuvenates the eye area so you look bright and alert. This procedure lets everyone see your beautiful eyes more clearly. 

What is an Eyelid Lift or Blepharoplasty?

An eyelid lift uses small incisions to tighten loose eyelid skin and treat puffy eye bags. This procedure is also known as blepharoplasty, and you can have it on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. Your Rapaport Plastic Surgery team focuses on restorative, natural-looking blepharoplasty results that make you feel more confident. 

How Much is an Eyelid Lift?

Since each eyelid lift is different, the cost of the procedure varies widely. Factors that affect your overall cost include:

  • Your surgeon’s skill, experience, and proven results
  • Whether you have upper and lower eyelids treated
  • The details of your procedure
  • Associated expenses such as lab tests and medications

The cost of an average eyelid lift ranges from about $3,000 to $4,500. We recommend a consultation to discuss your procedure, your estimated cost, and any other expenses you might incur. We recommend that you choose your plastic surgeon based on their qualifications, reputation, and results rather than their pricing. 

What is Recovery Like After an Eyelid Lift?

Blepharoplasty can be performed using local anesthesia and oral medication, but most people prefer IV sedation. Both types allow you to awaken quickly after your procedure. You can usually resume light activities after one to two days, and incisions come out by the fifth day. Most people return to work within five to seven days. Avoid bending over or straining during the first week. 

Am I a Good Candidate for an Eyelid Lift?

Most healthy adults are good candidates for an eyelid lift. Candidates want to correct issues like loose or drooping eyelids, eye bags, and a tired or wrinkled appearance. This procedure has no ideal age since your aging process is unique. You may not be a good candidate if you have certain medical conditions. 

Take the Next Step

If you want to learn more about an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty, reach out today to schedule your consultation, or call us today at (212) 249-9955