Operation - eyelid surgery
Blepharoplasty, known as blepharoplasty, is a surgery that is performed to improve the appearance of the eyelids. This surgery can be performed either to beautify and tighten the upper eyelids, or to tighten the lower eyelids only, or to beautify both eyelids together. This operation may be done in order to correct some functional problems that occur on The eyelid due to its sagging and drooping, and through it, the surgeon can restore youth and vitality to the area around the eyes
Eyelid surgery can specifically treat the following problems, and get rid of the following:
Loose or flabby skin that forms folds and wrinkles that make the natural shape of the upper eyelid disturbed Vision disorder Excess fatty deposits that lead to swelling of the eyelids Bags, fatty gatherings and swellings under the eye Drooping of the lower eyelid that reveals the white of the eye below the pupil Excess skin and fine wrinkles in the lower eyelid
How is the process done?
The surgeon designs the incision lines for eyelid surgery so that the resulting scars are well hidden within the natural structures of the eyelid area. Correction of the upper eyelid through an incision within the natural crease on the eyelid. This allows for the removal or repositioning of fat deposits, tightening of muscles and removal of excess skin. Correction of lower eyelid conditions with an incision just below the lower eyelash line. Through this incision, excess skin on the lower eyelid is removed. Again, excess fat can be repositioned or removed. Eyelid incisions are usually closed with sutures or skin glue. Stitches are removed within one week. If you have sagging all four eyelids, the surgeon may operate on the upper lids first. The surgeon will separate the skin from the underlying tissue and remove excess fat and skin. The surgeon will close these incisions. The stitches in the upper lids will remain for 3 to 6 days. Lower lids may or may not require stitches
You will have stitches in all of the covers that will stay for a week
It is common for there to be swelling and sometimes bruising
The eyelids should appear normal within a week or two
The results of upper eyelid surgery can last for at least 5 to 7 years. Lower eyelid surgery rarely needs to be repeated.