Eyelid Surgery

  • PROCEDURE(S): Underwent upper eyelids skin excess removal.
  • SURGERY DETAILS: Surgery under local anesthesia.
  • REASON FOR CHOOSING PROCEDURE: Wanted upper eyelid excess skin removal.
  • RESULTS/BENEFITS: Loves the results. Had it done under local anesthesia.
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What’s an eyelid procedure?

Blepharoplasty, more commonly called eyelid surgery, is generally performed to enhance your look and improve the appearance of any bags around the eye.

By removing regions of skin that are bulging or loose and by simply repositioning the skin around the eyes, eyelid surgery can supply you with a “brighter” appearance without changing your complete look.

Whether you want to simply improve your physical appearance and look younger, or you’ve developed issues with your general well-being because of your sagging eyelids, blepharoplasty can help you renew the look of your eyes and change your overall look to appear brighter.

Are you an eyelid surgery candidate?

Eyelid surgery might help you improve the following:

  • Excessive skin, bags and bulges on the upper and lower eyelids
  • Drooping bags under your eyes which cause the white under the eye’s iris to reveal

To help determine if blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is for you, find out everything you can realistically anticipate and discover more about the advantages and dangers associated with blepharoplasty.

Ideal patients are in general good health and do not have any harmful, pre-existing eyelid disorders, such as dry eyes.

After eyelid surgery, you’ll have stitches in both lids, which might last for as long as a week. It’s not abnormal to swell and sometimes bruising can occur, however, your eyelids may return to normal in a couple of weeks. Most patients feel good enough to appear in public in approximately 10-14 days, but it might take a couple of months for complete recovery.

For many patients, eyelid operation alone might not offer the desired results one is seeking, so frequently this surgery is often combined with other surgeries including a forehead lift or brow lift.

Continuing to protect yourself from harmful sunlight will help continue to keep your results intact so make sure you are protecting your skin with a broad spectrum SPF sunblock or sunscreen.

In order to fully recover, it is crucial to take preventive maintenance instructions provided by your plastic surgeon seriously. Eyelid surgery incisions should not be exposed to excessive stress, abrasion or movement during the healing period.

Your physician will provide you with specific instructions regarding the best way to care for yourself after an eyelid surgery.

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