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Blepharochalasis or dermatochalasis involves excessive eyelid skin which is common as we age. Folds of tissue from the upper lid usually hang over the eye lid margin, causing a decrease in peripheral vision.

The following WK Eye Institute doctors treat blepharochalasis (dermatochalasis):

Surgical Treatment

An outpatient surgical procedure is performed to remove this excess tissue, dissolvable sutures are used and some swelling will occur postoperatively. It may take up to three months to fully heal from the procedure, but you will notice improved peripheral vision shortly after the surgery.

The following WK Eye Institute doctors offer this outpatient surgical procedure: