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The popular fix for droopy eyes

When is surgery warranted?

Droopy upper and lower eyelids change more than just your appearance; they can block your peripheral vision. The fix is blepharoplasty, a procedure that's now one of the most popular facial plastic surgeries in the United States. "I see it every day in my practice. It's one of the most common procedures I do," says Dr. Suzanne Freitag, director of ophthalmic plastic surgery service at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. But how do you know when surgery is right for you?

Blepharoplasty

Before After

Blepharoplasty

Photos courtesy of Dr. Suzanne Freitag

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