Blepharoplasty (Eyelid surgery)
Aging, prolonged exposure to sunlight, genetics, metabolic diseases and gravity are all contributing factors to aging, skin wrinkles and sagging, and the puffy appearance of the eyelids, resulting in a tired and aging appearance for the eyes. Eyelid surgery can restore youth to all 4 eyelids and give your eyes a beautiful look.
Similar to other plastic and cosmetic surgeries, eyelid surgery is performed with different techniques. After analyzing the person’s face, we will make the necessary decision about the surgical technique. In general, during the process of cosmetic eyelid surgery, small incisions are made in the path of the natural lines of the face on the upper eyelid and lower eyelid, which disappear after recovery. The surgeon usually removes the excess skin from the eyelids, puts the fat in its anatomical position, and repairs the eye’s conditioning muscles. Removing excess skin from the upper and lower eyelids, as well as repairing and repositioning the eye muscles, creates a fresh look and a beautiful look for the patient’s eyes.
Duration of surgery
Eyelid cosmetic surgery or blepharoplasty takes about 1 to 3 hours.
Eyelid cosmetic surgery, or blepharoplasty, is usually performed under local anesthesia while inducing induction IV Sedation.
Inpatient / outpatient status
After cosmetic eyelid or blepharoplasty surgery, there is no need for hospitalization and the patient is discharged.
Possible side effects
Swelling and bruising in the surgical area, the feeling of stretching of the skin in the surgical area, tearing and itching and burning sensation in the eyelid area are the Possible side effects of eyelid cosmetic surgery or blepharoplasty that will be eliminated within the first few days after surgery.
Bleeding, infection, asymmetry, and inability to close the eyes completely are possible complications of cosmetic eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty, which can be minimized with the care and skill of a plastic surgeon.
Eyelid cosmetic surgery or blepharoplasty does not cause much pain or discomfort, and only a slight swelling and sometimes a slight bruising appear after the operation, which disappears within 2 weeks. The patient’s sutures are removed 4 to 7 days after surgery, and after the sutures are removed, the patient can have eye makeup. It is not allowed to use contact lenses for 2 weeks after the operation. After 2 days you can study and return to work after 5 days.
Depending on the type of skin, genetics and living environment, the result of cosmetic eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is permanent for some people for several years and permanent for others.