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Blepharoplasty is an intervention done to eliminate droopy upper eyelids, and in the lower lids also known as eye bags (dark circles).  

A very fine incision line is done hidden in the in the pleat of the eyelid eliminating excess skin thus rejuvenating your eyes. Do not hesitate to seek the advice of our team of plastic surgery specialists. We will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.  


Requirements and Candidates

This is a surgery procedure recommended for patients between 40 and 70 years old who meet normal preoperative test ranges, as well as the clinical history form which is important to complete thoroughly.  

* Pre-surgery analyses (consult with your doctor)

Healthy patients without comorbidities or chronic diseases since before the age of 40

  • Blood count
  • Coagulation times (TP, TPT, INR)
  • 4 chemistry parameters

* Liposuction requires an additional: lipid profile

Healthy patients aged 40 or more, as well as those with chronic diseases

  • Blood count
  • Coagulation times (TP, TPT, INR)
  • 4 chemistry parameters
  • 37 chemistry parameters
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Chest X-ray

* Preoperative Cardiovascular Evaluation recquired.

Planning the surgery

  1. Telemedicine or in-person evaluation consult.
  2. Medical history form.
  3. Pre-surgery analyses.
  4. Choose a date that fits best with your work schedule, family commitments, vacations.
  5. 8 days recommended for recovery

We help you plan your trip


  • Preferential transportation rates
  • Preferential hotel rates
  • Preferential tour rates
  • Pre-arranged packages



  • The upper and lower eyelid surgery; 2 hours in the operating room.
  • This is an outpatient surgery. The patient remains 2 to 3 hours in the recovery room and returns later the same day.
  • Come to the hospital with comfortable shoes and clothes; no makeup nor accessories.  
  • Recovery takes 6 to 8 days as the incisions are minimal; however, the recommendation is that you return to your normal activities 2 weeks later.  

Post-surgical care

  • We recommend no sunbathing for three months. Use sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Try to wear clothes that do not need to be pulled over the head.
  • You may shower the following day with lukewarm water and gentle movements on the face.
  • You will be able to wear makeup in one-month time.  
  • Avoid making drastic facial gestures, eyebrow frowning or staring.
  • Do not smoke (ask your doctor about the required post-surgical time)
  • Do not exercise for 2 weeks .
  • Avoid forceful physical efforts.
  • Avoid sudden temperature changes.
  • Sleep on your back and horizontally.

Where to Do It?

Medical Group Costamed Locations
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