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Male Eyelid surgery works to counteract drooping upper lids and puffy bags


Male Eyelid surgery works to counteract drooping upper lids and puffy bags


Recovery after Male Eyelid Surgery

The recovery period after male eyelid surgery can take up to two weeks for most patients. During this time, make sure to take the analgesic medication to alleviate the potential pain and discomfort.

It is best to avoid strenuous physical activities during the first two weeks after male eyelid surgery and make sure to take time off from work to allow your body to heal. Here are more recommendations for the recovery period after male eyelid surgery:

  • Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol for at least two weeks
  • Sleep with your head elevated
  • Keep the incisions clean and dry at all times
  • Have a healthy and balanced diet
  • Keep your body hydrated

To avoid risks and complications that could occur during the recovery period make sure to follow Dr Hunt’s indications.

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Male Eyelid Surgery Costs Sydney - How much does Male Eyelid Surgery cost in Sydney NSW? Prices & Fees

The costs for a Male Eyelid Surgery in Sydney are between $6.000 for an upper eyelid surgery to $13.000 for lower eyelid surgery.  Dr Hunt and his team will provide you with a detailed quote after your first consultation.

Is male eyelid surgery covered by Medicare or private health insurance?

If you meet certain strict criteria, you might be eligible for a partial rebate by medicare or health insurance subsidy for plastic surgery.

You can learn more about possible Medicare & Health Fund coverage, Male Eyelid Surgery Payment Plan, or the costs for male plastic surgery on our Surgical Costs page.

Take the next step today

With over 20 years of experience as a plastic surgeon, Dr Jeremy Hunt aims to get optimal results using different surgical techniques.

Dr Hunt prides himself on the level of care and attention he offers and that begins from the day of first consultation.

Join the thousands of past patients today by booking a consultation with Dr Hunt at your earliest convenience.

Next Step – Fill in the Enquiry form or call Dr Hunt’s Team on 1300 157 200.


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Male Eyelid Lift FAQs

Should I have a Male Eyelid LIft?


If you have puffy bags beneath your eyes or feel your upper lids are droopy, eyelid surgery can take years off you and leave you looking more alert and awake. The solution may be a procedure on the upper or lower or both upper and lower eyelids together

During your consultation with Dr Hunt, he will assess your current situation, discuss your goals, and recommend the male eyelid surgery he believes will deliver the best results.

Click here to schedule your consultation with Dr Hunt.

What's involved in Male Eyelid Surgery Sydney?


The male eyelid surgery will be performed under either a local or general anaethestic at your preferred hospital. Regardless of the location, this anaethestic will be performed by a member of the Australian Society of Anaethetists, hand selected by Dr Hunt.

Dr Hunt will then make tiny incisions along the natural lines of your upper or lower eyelids. Dr Hunt will then remove any excess fat, skin or muscle.

When can I go home after Eyelid Surgery for Men?


You will usually be able to go home the same day as your eyelid surgery. You will be given a prescription for medication at this time, so that you can manage any pain once you get home.

Will I have to return for post-operative care after a Blepharoplasty Sydney?


You will see Dr Hunt five days after your surgery, at which time the first of your sutures will be removed. You will then see Dr Hunt again a week later, to discuss your progress and remove the remainder of your sutures.

You’ll then have a series of follow up visits, to confirm that both you and Dr Hunt are happy with your results. These visits will happen at six weeks, and again at three, six and 12 months.

How long will I be off work after Blepharoplasty?


You should plan on taking seven to 10 days off work.

When can I resume my normal activities after an Eyelid Lift for Men?


When you get home from hospital, you should stay at home to rest with cold packs over your eyes. This will reduce any swelling and bruising, along with sleeping with your head elevated on two pillows.

You will be able to wash your face the day after your surgery, however should not over exert yourself until you are completely healed.

When will I see the end result of Male Eyelid Lift?


You will see the full extent of your rejuvenated-looking eyes around three weeks after your surgery.

What other Male Procedures does Dr. Jeremy Hunt offer?


About Dr Jeremy Hunt

Dr Hunt has worked with thousands of patients across his 20-year career. This is reflected in his role as Spokesperson for the ASPS – Australian Society of Plastic Surgery. Dr Hunt is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and Supervisor of Plastic Surgery Training at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Dr Hunt has a strong interest in helping his patients achieve their desired results by employing the most appropriate practices for each individual patient.