Best option for banishing droopy and saggy eyelids – Blepharoplasty or Browlift?

With age come various changes in your physical appearance for, some at an early age while for some much later. Droopy, sagging eyelids are one of those changes that can happen to anyone, but is more common among older adults. This is because with age the muscles can stretch causing the eyelids to droop and appear saggy. In some cases, droopy eyelids can even leave the eyes dry or watery affecting your vision, which can be very problematic. It may not be noticeable to you, but droopy eyelids can also be the reason you look weary or tired.

Fortunately, for those who wish to turn back time and restore their youthful appearance cosmetic surgery procedures such as blepharoplasty and browlift are effective options to consider. Keep in mind, when it comes to choosing the best option for you, no procedure is better than the other and it solely depends on your personal needs, preferences and what results you expect to achieve from it. Therefore, it is important that you and your surgeon discuss your expectations during your consultation in order to decide on the most suitable procedure for you.


Voted as one of the Top 5 surgical procedures in 2015 by ASPS, Blepharoplasty also more commonly known as the eyelid surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure to restore a youthful and rested appearance. The procedure helps diminish skin elasticity on the eyelids by removing loose skin and repairing the muscles. Blepharoplasty can also be performed on both the upper and lower eyelids to get rid of the droopiness and give the best results.


Browlift surgery is a procedure done to reposition droopy eyebrows to get rid of the frown lines but also involves stretching drooping upper eyelid skin to provide a revitalised and youthful appearance. Also known as a forehead lift, it also helps banish wrinkles on the forehead that occur with the ageing process.

Combining Blepharoplasty and Browlift

The two procedures are known to aesthetically complement each other very well as both can help treat drooping eyelids.  A surgeon from Centre for Surgery, said that in his experience the combination of Blepharoplasty and Browlift have helped people get the best possible results. Blepharoplasty can be performed to remove the sagging skin along with Browlift which can certainly be performed to reposition the eyebrows for an overall pleasing appearance. Get further information and advice about blepharoplasty by booking a consultation to get a chance to speak directly with a surgeon who can help you find the best option to match your expectations.