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Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) For Men

- Free, no-obligation consultation
- GMC-registered surgeons
- Care Quality Commission registered
- Comprehensive aftercare

What is eyelid surgery?


What are the benefits of eyelid surgery?


Are there any risks?


Is it right for me?


What is eyelid surgery?

A confident you comes from the inside and out. It’s the feeling of being who you want to be and looking how you want to look. If there are changes you’d like to make, we are here to help you achieve the facial appearance you want to have.

Loose, sagging skin around the eyes may be worsened by ageing, smoking or weight loss. We understand that eye bags can create a tired, aged look that can affect the way you feel about your appearance.

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The main objective of eyelid surgery is to get rid of loose excess skin and so tighten up the eye area. Our clinical and surgical teams guide thousands of men each year through their cosmetic procedures, so you can relax, safe in the knowledge that you are in expert hands 

What are the benefits of eyelid surgery?

Sometimes, we can look tired due to puffiness under the eyes or hooded upper eyelids. This can be particularly frustrating if you are well-rested, yet your eyes’ appearance is not changing. The procedure is designed to reverse this, and make the eyes look revived 

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The effect of being happier with how you look can’t be overestimated - our patients tell us that, by looking better on the outside, they feel better inside and their self-esteem and confidence is boosted.

Are there any risks?

All surgical procedures pose a potential risk, and it is important know what these are before you go ahead so that you can weigh them up against the benefits your procedure could bring. During your consultations you will talk through these potential complications and you can ask any questions that you have about them.

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As a guide, risks include dry eye, red eye, optical changes and scarring. 

Is it right for me?

If your eye bags aren't improving after you have changed your sleeping pattern, then it may be time to discuss eyelid surgery or eyelift surgery as a possible solution.  

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To qualify for this type of procedure you should be physically and psychologically well, have a healthy BMI, no serious health conditions, and be 18 or over. 


The Hospital Group is a responsible provider of cosmetic surgery, so we understand that each procedure is different and tailored to your requirements and individual needs. At your free consultation, your surgeon assistant will be able to discuss the surgery with you and let you know the cost. 

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We have several finance options to choose from, ranging from paying for the procedure outright, to spreading the cost over a number of years on our flexible finance plans. Learn more about these on our Pricing and Finance page.

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Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) For Men FAQs

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Is eye bag removal right for me?
When you’re deciding whether to have surgery, it’s reassuring to have all the facts. You’ll be able to ask any questions at your consultation, but here are some that our patients most frequently ask.
What happens during eye surgery?
The procedure removes excess skin and fat in the area beneath the eyes to provide tauter skin and aims to achieve a more youthful-looking eye area.
Will the wrinkles return after eye surgery?
During your consultation, your surgeon will explain that the skin will continue to age. It is important to understand that the ageing process will not stop after eye bag surgery.
Will I have scars following eye surgery?
In the case of eye bag removal, an incision is made close to the lower lashes to minimise the appearance of scarring. During a facelift, incisions are made in the natural crease lines. In both procedures, post-operative scarring should fade over time.
Could I combine a facelift and eye surgery?
This depends on your individual requirements. One of the experienced surgeons we work with can advise you which procedures would be most suitable to achieve the results you are looking for.

Next steps

Your journey step by step

Your first appointment

Your journey with The Hospital Group begins with a free telephone consultation with our friendly surgeon assistants. During this conversation you can talk through why you are interested in surgery, how much it costs, how much recovery time you will need, and potential surgery dates. Whenever you decide to book a surgery date, you can secure it for a minimum refundable deposit of £500.

If you would like to proceed, we will book your surgical consultation.

Your surgical consultation

During this consultation you will talk about your goals for surgery and go through your medical history to ascertain whether you are a suitable candidate for this procedure. You will also discuss the results you might expect, as well as the possible risks and complications of surgery. Our specialist surgeons are extremely knowledgeable, so they can answer any questions you might have.

If you feel you would like to go ahead, you will then be referred to a clinic nurse for pre-operative assessments and tests.

The surgery

You will see your surgeon on the day of your surgery so that you can talk through any final questions and read through the consent form. The whole surgical team will be introduced to you before heading into theatre for the procedure.

The specifics of the surgery will be discussed prior to the day – you will find out how long it will take, the types of anaesthetics used, and they will talk you through the procedure itself.


The surgeon will let you know whether you will need to stay in the hospital overnight. You might feel swollen and tender for a while, but this is completely normal and should settle fairly quickly. We’ll provide any pain relief you need whilst you’re in hospital.

Your nurse will call you once you get home to make sure you feel okay and book you in for your post-operative review in the clinic when needed. We’ll also give you our 24/7 patient helpline number so that you can speak to a member of the clinical team at any time.


At The Hospital Group, we offer a full package of aftercare support with all our cosmetic surgery procedures to give you complete peace of mind. You’ll benefit from the following aftercare: unlimited post-op appointments with a member of our clinical team whenever you need them, surgical cover for 2 years – revision surgery where clinically indicated, additional days’ stay in hospital when needed, additional medication and dressings at no extra cost, and emergency telephone support which you can use at any time.

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