How much does a Blepharoplasty cost in the US?

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Could you please give me a rough estimate as to how much a blepharoplasty might cost? I'm in the Tri-state area but would be prepared to travel if the savings were great enough. My cousin in Korea had one a few years ago and she looks absolutely amazing now. No lie, she easily looks ten years younger, so unless it's something outrageously priced I'm definitely going to get one myself. She had hers done in Asia, however, so I've nary a clue as to what a blepharoplasty is going cost in NYC or anywhere near me.

FuzzyButterfly

F, 45, Connecticut

Blepharoplasty, otherwise known as eyelid surgery, is a common surgical procedure that is used to rejuvenate the area surrounding the eyes and create a more youthful appearance. This type of plastic surgery can treat loose excess skin, reduce crow's feet, and remove fatty deposits from the upper eyelids and/or lower eyelids. The details of your treatment will depend on your facial anatomy, specific cosmetic goals and the professional preferences of your plastic surgeon.

In regard to your main question, the average cost of cosmetic eyelid surgery is $3,026, according to figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However, this figure can vary quite significantly depending on the type of procedure and your location.

Cosmetic surgery is generally more expensive in areas with a higher cost of living, so you may be able to reduce costs by looking outside NYC. Please see an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon for more information.

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Blepharoplasty is relatively inexpensive as far as cosmetic procedures go. While it's difficult to give you an exact estimate without seeing you in person, you could probably expect to pay anywhere from $2,000 to $7,000 for an eyelid lift, which covers surgeon's fees, facility costs, anesthesia fees, and more.

Some patients receive surgery on just their upper lid or lower lid, which usually costs between $2,000-$4,000. As you might imagine, if you need both upper and lower eyelid surgery, there's more work involved and the cost goes up to $4,000-$7,000.

There are also other factors that can influence eyelid surgery cost. For example, eyelid surgery performed under general anesthesia is typically more expensive than if it is performed with local anesthesia.

I do want to stress that your choice of surgeon should not be based on price alone. As with many things in life, you get what you pay for when it comes to plastic surgery, so  please take the time to find a reputable and experienced surgeon within your budget.

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Eye lid surgery also known as blepharoplasty surgery is a common procedure. It can be done under local sedation or general anesthesia, the choice is yours. The fees vary according to what needs to be done. Upper or lower eyelids alone can range between $2000-$4000. If you have both upper and lower done the range would be $4000-$6500. Recover is usually about 1 - 2 weeks. Scars may remain pink for up to 6 months.


Cost obviously is very difficult to compare. The Zwivel platform allows you to have multipe consultations at the click of a button and our could get a very sense for price comparison. In the tri-state area an Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty may cost ~ 8-10K. Good luck!