Social Accounts Sprite


Eyelid surgery - Blepharoplasty Fast Facts

Dr. Julio Clavijo-AlvarezEyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a procedure done at our Pittsburgh, PA, plastic surgery clinic. The typical changes are excessive skin and fat to the eyelids. These changes will give a droopy or hood look to both the upper and lower eyelids. The procedure will rejuvenate your eyes.

  • Blepharoplasty is performed under general anesthesia or sedation and local anesthesia.
  • It is usually completed in 1.5 to 3 hours

Trust your eyelid surgery to the best-reviewed plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh.

Searching for Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty near Pittsburgh, PA or Wexford, PA? Dr. Clavijo at ReNova Plastic Surgery will treat droopy eyelids by lifting the Upper and lower eyelids. The average price near Pittsburgh, PA ranges from $4,000 to $6,000.

How is the eyelid surgery recovery?

Following your eyelid surgery, you should plan for the following:

-No driving while taking narcotic medication

-No drains

-Swelling for 1-2 weeks

-Bruising for 1-2 weeks

-Exercise: resume activities at 2-3 weeks, and back to normal at 6 weeks

-Follow-up appointments after: one week, 6 weeks, 6 months and 1 year

Eyelid surgery - Blepharoplasty Cost Near Pittsburgh PA

The typical cost for eyelid surgery blepharoplasty near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ranges from $4,000 - $6,000.

This is based on calculations published on Realself.  It is well known that the costs of a procedure will vary by surgeon, geographic region, and the complexity of the procedure.

Please visit our guideline page discussing the details related to the cost of eyelid surgery. In this article, we will discuss some important TIPS. We hope to allow you compare better among the quotes that you are given during your search.

Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a procedure that addresses drooping upper eyelids, excess skin, undereye bags, and a generally tired appearance. It can help patients look rested and alert. Dr. Julio Clavijo-Alvarez tailors the procedure to the patient's goals for maximum satisfaction.

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

*Results can vary for each individual

Other considerations when undergoing Eyelid lift?

How and where is the surgery done?

The procedure is done in an accredited AAAASF and state-certified facility. It is done under sedation or general anesthesia. The duration of the procedure is about one to three and a half hours. It is done as an outpatient procedure.

Can I plan on doing a double eyelid surgery before any events or special occasions?

No. Though eyelid surgery Pittsburgh is a well-tolerated procedure, you will have bruising and swelling that will stick around for 1 or 2 weeks. Plan ahead when considering the date of your surgery.

Do I need to have my stitches removed after my plastic surgery on my eyes?

The answer is yes and no. When performing eyelid surgery - blepharoplasty, we will use absorbable stitches. Despite the use of ointments and massage, we will need to remove some of the remaining stitches that do not fall out on their own.

eyelid-surgery-Blepharoplasty-Pittsburgh–PA-cost-lift-upper-lower-double-cosmetic-bag-skin-procedure-drooping-Wexford–Monroeville-Julio-clavijo-renova plastic surgery

What complications could occur after my cosmetic eye surgery?

When performing eyelid surgery - blepharoplasty, some of the possible complications related to the procedure are:

  • Infection (<1%)
  • Bleeding (<1%)
  • Asymmetry

Directions to ReNova Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa


Contact Us

"Not only is Dr. Julio great but so is his staff and office environment! I have recommended family members and friends to him for various procedures and all agree!"

Real Patient

X CLOSE

Warrendale Office

101 Fowler Rd
Ste G
Warrendale, PA 15086

Open Today 8:00am - 4:00pm

Monroeville Office

4318 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA 15146

Closed Today

X CLOSE

Contact Us