Eyelid Aesthetics ( Blepharoplasty)

Eyelid aesthesis ( blepharoplasty) is an aesthetic surgery procedure applied to the eyelids. In this attempt, excess skin and excess fat tissue is removed or shaped.

Reasons To Do 

The eyelids are the place where aging shows the most and draws the most attention. Wrinkling of the skin on the eyelids, which are both very mobile and very thin due to their structure, is almost inevitable at later ages.
. Eyelid aesthetics can be corrected in cases where bagging, wrinkles or collapses are seen due to aging and sometimes hereditary deterioration of the quality of the carrier tissues that make up the eyelid at younger ages.

Operation Method 

Since the skin in the eyelids has very thin and natural folds,the scar will remain vague in the future after the operation . For this reason, the traces are tried to be hidden where they will be less eyelid, just below the eyelashes in the lower eyelid and intervened from here. Generally, the looseness in the muscles and connective tissue of the eyelids is removed and the wrinkled skin is removed by loosening with excessive amount of sagging fat tissue. Along with these, additional interventions can be made for surrounding structures. Depending on the surrounding structures, not only the eyelids themselves, but also the patient appropriate interventions are possible to remove the low and old appearance of the eyebrows or to correct the cheek tissue. 

ANESTHESIA METHOD AND DURATION

Blepharoplasty surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia in 1-3 hours. During the operation, the patient does not feel pain or pain. Tension may be felt in the eyelid after the surgery, and it is normal that the upper or lower eyelid cannot be closed completely for a while due to swelling, and eye protection treatments and massage application recommended by your doctor may be required. The patient can be discharged on the same day.

HEALING TIME

Care should be taken not to rub the eyes for 24 hours after the operation. The dressings that do not cover the eyes after the operation are removed by the plastic surgeon 4-5 days later. Stitches are removed 7 days after surgery. After the stitches are removed, the swelling and bruising around the eyelid will gradually disappear and you will start to look and feel better. You can read and watch television after 2-3 days. You can usually return to your daily life within a week.

THINGS TO CONSIDER AFTER SURGERY

  • In the first 2 days, one should refrain from engaging in any strenuous actions.
  • After the operation 4-5. bathing is possible in a day.
  • 5. The vehicle can be used from day one.
  • Make-up should not be worn for at least 1 week.
  • Sunglasses should be used to protect from direct sunlight.
  • If the person uses contact lenses, he / she can start using lenses again after the rashes in the eye disappear.
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