Eyelid surgery, which is also known as blepharoplasty, improves the appearance of eyelids and restores your youth in view.
What is an eyelid surgery?
As you’re ageing, it’s normal that skin around your eyes become loose, wrinkled or sagged and makes you feel older. An eyelid surgery removes excess skin, tissue and wrinkles above or underneath your eyes, according to whether you have upper or lower eyelid surgery. An eyelid surgery will improve your facial look and helps you to have younger look.
How is an eyelid surgery performed?
An eyelid surgery generally takes about one or two hours to complete if both upper and lower eyelids are completed together under local anaesthesia.
What can an eyelid surgery do?
Results of your eyelid surgery will appear in several weeks. Of course, it will not stop ageing, but the procedure is long-lasting. After a surgery completed by our plastic surgery team, we expect to give you a more youthful and rejuvenated look.
Are you a candidate?
If you are a healthy individual with a positive outlook and a realistic approach about eyelid surgery, if you don’t have any serious eye conditions, if you want to improve your facial view, an eyelid surgery may be right for you.
How do you feel about your eyelids?
If you have one or more feelings or conditions, you are a good candidate for an eyelid surgery:
*You have loose or sagging skin above your eyes
*You have excess fat below your eyes
*You have bags under your eyes
*Your face seems older or show you tired
*You want your look to be more attractive and youthful
Who decides for details of your surgery?
You and your doctor will discuss all details of your surgery and decide together. You can directly share your complaints and concerns about your eyelid’s look with your doctor, and also your doctor will share his objective ideas about your eyelid surgery. So this is an interactive process that your happiness and healthiness is a priority.
What about recovery of your surgery?
For both eyelid surgeries, your stitches will be removed approximately 6 days after the procedure, and you will be able to return to work within one week. Any scarring will be minimal by careful positioning of the incision by your surgeon.
You will have a chance to discuss all details including those scars with your surgeon before surgery.