Lower eyebag surgery

Lower eye bag removal is an operation designed to remove excess skin and or fat from the lower eyelids. It can reduce the appearance of baggy or tired looking eyes.

Lower eye bag removal is an operation designed to remove excess skin and or fat from the lower eyelids. It can reduce the appearance of baggy or tired looking eyes.

At a glance

Every patient is unique, and during our consultation process, we work with you to develop a bespoke treatment plan based on what you want to achieve.


1 hour




2 weeks

Length of results



From £4,000

How Does It Work?

What Happens During the Lower Eye Lift Procedure?

Lower eyelid surgery is usually performed under local anaesthetic.

First an injection is carried out to make the area numb. Next, an incision is made just below the eyelash line. What happens next depends on your own anatomy, and varies from person to person. If your problem is simply excess skin, then this can be removed. Often however there is too much fat, or fat in the wrong places under the eye in which case it is necessary to remove or reposition the fat pads. The muscle below the eye is often tightened at the same time, to help with the rejuvenation of the lower eyelid.

Where Are The Scars?

The scars are hidden in the natural crease just below the eyelashes. Over time the scars should be virtually undetectable.

Are you ready to start your consultation?

Finding the right treatment for you is the most important factor in ensuring that you are on the correct path to achieve the results you desire. Our pre-consultation form helps us to identify your needs and, ultimately, gets you on the right path to achieving your optimal results.


Your treatment plan will be tailored to your individual needs and the results you are looking to achieve.

Lower eyebag surgery

From £4,000

Recovery & Aftercare

Recovery & Aftercare

After the procedure you may experience some bruising and swelling.

There are some stitches which will need to be removed at five days after the procedure. Within about a week to two weeks, depending on the extent of the surgery, most people feel comfortable enough to return to normal social activities.


Common Questions

How Long Do The Results Last?

The results of the lower eyebag surgery are permanent: the removed skin will not come back. Your face will however continue to age, and you may feel like you want further intervention 5 – 10 years later.

What Other Procedures Can This Procedure Be Combined With?

Lower eye bag removal surgery is sometimes also combined with upper eyelid surgery, and occasionally it is performed at the same time as facelift surgery.

What Are The Potential Risks and Complications?

Like any operation, there is a risk of side effects and complications.

There is a possibility of a collection of blood forming under the surface of the skin, which could necessitate further treatment to remove it. There is also a small risk of wounds becoming infected, especially in patients who smoke. All the potential risks of surgery will be discussed in detail at your consultation.

Your Expert Team

Dr. Russel Bramhall

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Mr Russell Bramhall

Mr Russell Bramhall graduated from Edinburgh University before undergoing extensive training at some of the UK’s most renowned plastic surgery units. Russell’s expertise was further honed through specialist training in Harley Street, where he worked alongside some of the most highly-regarded names in aesthetics.

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Upper eyelid surgery

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