Hello I’m dr. Greg Chernoff and I’d like to talk to you about eyelid lifting or blepharoplasty. This is one of the most popular procedures that I’m asked to perform on patients. When anyone looks at us they first look us in the eye scan our face and come back to our eyes. Many times, patients come in thinking that they look tired or thinking that they look angry, as we age we develop loss of elasticity of our eyelid skin that can lead to puffiness, fullness we may have some extra fat in our lower eyelids, we can see the bags under the eyes sometimes. An eyelid lift is very simple one-hour procedure I utilize a laser to do all of the cutting, this keeps any blood loss to a minimum there’s an incision in the natural lid crease I then use the laser to sculpt out any excess tissue and use tiny stitches then to close this. For the lower eyelid we can take the fat out from the inside of the eyelid without making any cuts on the skin. For some patients we may use the laser then to resurface the lower skin to improve the tone and quality. So, blepharoplasty is a very popular procedure and one that many patients from a self-esteem standpoint see a tremendous improvement.