As you get older skin elasticity is reduced causing skin sagging. When this occurs in the area around the eye it can cause you to appear significantly older. Surgery is available for both upper and lower lid problems. It resolves issues such as; puffy lids, under eye bags, lower lid creases, and loose skin. It is recommended you speak with your plastic surgeon about blepharoplasty if you are wanting to correct the above. In addition to the appearance problems discussed, you may be experiencing limited vision due to the “heaviness” of your lids caused by decreased skin elasticity …this can be helped quite a bit by this procedure. Eyelid surgery is very often combined with a brow lift or facelift to create the desired outcome. Your plastic surgeon will be able to suggest the best path to help you regain that youthful appearance in the eye area.