This is done for removal of skin wrinkles of the face, loose and sagging skin, and correction of prominent skin folds. Most surgeons agree that the best time for the first facial plastic surgery is whenever it is needed. In most instances, this is between the ages of 45 and 55, when the telltale signs of age usually first appear. This procedure can be done either on an outpatient basis or with hospital confinement, depending on the patient’s preference. The length of the operation varies from 2 to 5 hours, under local anesthesia with sedation.
This procedure is usually done on an outpatient basis and it takes around 30 to 45 minutes per eyelid surgery, under local anesthesia, with or without sedation.