What is aesthetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)?
With the advancement of age and the effect of gravity, skin loosening, excess, sagging occurs on the upper and lower eyelids, and, however, especially on the lower eyelids, fat tissues can be bagged forward by the herniation. This condition can be seen when looking at aesthetic. On the lower lid, there is a scar just below the eyelashes, and the permission continues to look like normal skin lines on the side. Eyelids are the least sensitive area of the human body.
Who is a good candidate for this surgery?
Usually over 30 years, the upper and lower eyelids cause deformity of the appearance, as well as the upper eyelids of the drooping eyelids can prevent the person from seeing the eye by closing the front of the eye. Aesthetic eyelid surgery removes excess skin and also strengthens the membrane in front of the herniation tissue-or excess skin is removed. In this way, both a beautiful look is obtained and the person’s comfort is ensured. The upper eyelid remains a scar along the lid. However, this scar will be adjusted to cover the fold only very close sagging and bagging has started to occur, other people who do not have health problems are candidates for this surgery.
Surgery is performed under the supervision of anesthesiologist and in the operating room under the conditions of hospital. Local anesthesia and intravenous sedation (intravenous sedation) method is preferred. According to the patient’s current complaints, only upper or lower caps or both lower and upper caps can be operated at the same time. The surgery is on average 1-1.It’il take five hours. It is possible to go home on the same day.
After the surgery?
The early postoperative period usually passes comfortably. There may be swelling and bruising around the eyes. Dry eyes, burning sensation, blurred vision may occur. Tears may increase, the eyes may be uncomfortable for a while. The patient may not be able to fully close his eyes in the first days. These are the events that are expected to pass spontaneously in the first week. Sutures are taken three to five days later.
Return to normal life?
Surgery gives good results. Rarely, the revision (re-surgery attempt) may be necessary. One can get back to work in three days. If it is used, it can wear contact lenses after 1 Week. Because the new shape of the eyelids will be affected by gravity, the person’s structure is sometimes lasting for several years and sometimes for a lifetime.
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