Upper Eyelid Surgery in Denver

Individuals who have sagging, puffy or loose skin on the eyelids that is causing him/her to look tired or worn out may be interested in eyelid surgery (“blepharoplasty”). Edmon P. Khoury, M.D. is a Denver upper eyelid surgery professional who specializes in facial cosmetic surgery. At Denver Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Khoury incorporates the latest techniques that offer safety and comfort for patients interested in facial rejuvenation. He takes tremendous pride in his work and is committed to providing exceptional natural-looking results when performing plastic surgery in Denver.


Colorado Springs upper eyelid surgery professional Dr. Khoury can help interested candidates achieve a more vibrant and youthful appearance when performing blepharoplasty. A lower eye lift can be performed to address wrinkles, excess skin, laxity in the lower eyelids, bags under the eyes, dark circles, and hollowing of the lower eyelid. Dr. Khoury may perform different eye lift techniques to accomplish this goal, some of which include upper eye lift surgery, laser resurfacing, skin pinch and skin flap only blepharoplasty, subciliary blepharoplasty, transconjunctival blepharoplasty, or transconjunctival blepharoplasty with fat repositioning.

During a consultation, he will determine the best eye plastic surgery approach based on the individual’s goals and facial anatomy. In addition, patients may inquire information regarding non-surgical procedures.

Before and after cosmetic eyelid surgery photos are available, featuring Dr. Khoury’s patient results.


Dr. Khoury is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto) and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS). In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and an international surgeon with a practice in Dubai. Denver face lift surgeon Dr. Khoury also instructs other plastic surgeons in rhytidectomy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Upper Eyelid Surgery

How long does upper eyelid surgery take?

The length of your upper eyelid surgery will depend on your specific needs for the procedure and if any other procedures are being performed simultaneously. Generally, upper eyelid surgery takes less than one hour. 

How can I prepare for my upper eyelid surgery? 

To prepare for your upper eyelid surgery, it is important to avoid smoking and taking any blood-thinning medications. Speak with your surgeon to determine if any of your medications may interfere with your surgery. You will also need to plan to take adequate time off work and a caretaker for after surgery.

How much does upper eyelid surgery cost? 

The cost of upper eyelid surgery can vary depending on the location of the surgery, surgeon fees, and anesthesia fees. Schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Khoury to receive a detailed financial estimate based on your needs.  

Is upper eyelid surgery painful? 

Depending on your specific needs, upper eyelid surgery is performed using general or local anesthesia, so you should not feel any pain during the procedure. You may experience some pain or discomfort during your recovery, but your surgeon will prescribe pain medication.

Am I a candidate for upper eyelid surgery? 

You may be a candidate for upper eyelid surgery if:

  • Sagging eyelids impair your vision
  • You wish to improve the aesthetic look of your eyelids
  • You are in generally good health 
  • You have realistic expectations of your results 
  • You do not smoke
  • You have no pre-existing eye conditions 

What are the risks of upper eyelid surgery? 

Upper eyelid surgery is a generally safe procedure with minimal risk involved. However, there are potential complications present with any surgery. These rare risks include: 

  • Infection 
  • Irritation 
  • Bleeding 
  • Loss of vision 

Can upper eyelid surgery be combined with any other procedures?

Many patients undergoing upper eyelid surgery may wish to improve other areas of their face. Upper eyelid surgery is commonly combined with facelift surgery or lower eyelid surgery to help patients achieve their ideal look.

To learn more regarding blepharoplasty surgery, please call the office of Dr. Khoury at (720) 475-8400. You may also obtain more information regarding upper eyelid surgery in the LittletonColorado Springs and Denver areas by filling out a contact form. E-mail is also available.

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