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  • Ryan Ngo, OD

Enhance Your Natural Beauty with Upneeq: A Non-Surgical Solution for Drooping Eyelids

Do you look and feel tired due to drooping eyelids? The thought of surgery may seem daunting but fret not! We have an incredible solution that can help lift your lids without going under the knife. Introducing Upneeq (oxymetaxoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.1%), a non-surgical breakthrough that effectively addresses drooping eyelids, giving you a refreshed and youthful appearance. Let’s explore why Upneeq is an excellent alternative for individuals who are not yet ready for surgical intervention.

The Challenge of Drooping Eyelids

Drooping eyelids, medically known as ptosis, can make you appear fatigued, older, or even impair your vision. While eyelid surgery (ptosis repair or blepharoplasty) is a popular option for correcting this condition, not everyone is ready or suitable for such an invasive procedure. Factors like personal preference, health concerns, or the desire to explore non-surgical alternatives often play a significant role in one's decision-making process.

Upneeq: The Non-Surgical Option

Upneeq offers an innovative solution for individuals seeking an effective non-surgical approach to address drooping eyelids. This prescription eye drop contains the active ingredient oxymetazoline, which stimulates Muller’s muscle responsible for lifting the eyelids. Upneeq stimulates Muller’s muscle to increase the eyelid opening by 1-2 mm, enough to make a noticeable difference. By enhancing the muscle's function, Upneeq can significantly reduce the appearance of drooping, unveiling brighter and more youthful-looking eyes.

Upneeq is taken once a day and typically shows results in 15 minutes; effects last 6-8 hours. Upneeq does not need to be taken every day to see the benefit. Consider using Upneeq for social events and special occasions.

Advantages of Upneeq over Surgery

a) Non-Invasive: Unlike surgical options, Upneeq does not require incisions, anesthesia, or downtime. It offers a hassle-free, non-invasive alternative that fits seamlessly into your daily routine.

b) Reversible: Upneeq's effects are temporary and reversible, allowing you to assess your satisfaction with the results before considering more permanent options. This flexibility empowers you to make informed decisions about your future treatment choices.

c) Minimized Risks and Side Effects: While surgical procedures carry inherent risks, Upneeq's side effects are typically mild and transient, limited to temporary redness, dryness, mild discomfort, or headaches. These effects subside over time, making Upneeq a safe and well-tolerated option.

A Boost to Confidence and Well-Being

Upneeq not only improves the aesthetic appearance of drooping eyelids but also has a positive impact on your overall well-being. By restoring the natural lift to your eyelids, Upneeq can boost your self-confidence, helping you feel more vibrant and revitalized. Additionally, the enhanced field of vision resulting from improved eyelid lift can further enhance your daily activities, making tasks like reading, driving, and using digital devices more comfortable and enjoyable.


For individuals who are not yet ready for surgical intervention but desire a solution for drooping eyelids, Upneeq offers a revolutionary non-surgical approach. By stimulating and strengthening Muller’s muscle, Upneeq provides a safe and effective means of lifting your lids, unveiling a more youthful and refreshed appearance. With its non-invasive nature, reversibility, and minimal side effects, Upneeq empowers you to take control of your eyelid concerns and make decisions that align with your unique needs and preferences.

Embrace your natural beauty and regain your confidence with Upneeq. Discuss with your ophthalmologist or optometrist to explore whether Upneeq is the right option for you and unlock the potential of your eyes without undergoing surgery. Upneeq is a prescription eye drop and not currently reimbursed by insurance. Upneeq is available for purchase at Denny Eye & Laser Center or via RVL Pharmacy. Samples are available.


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