Blepharoplasty

About Eye lid surgery or Blepharoplasty

Eye lid surgery or Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure aimed at improving the aging aspect of eyelids by reducing bagginess from lower eyelids and removing excess skin from the upper eyelids.

It can be performed on its own or as part of a bigger procedure.


Surgery

Eye lid surgery takes place at a surgical room under general anesthesia and usually takes between 2 and 3 hours.

 

After surgery

Eye lids will be swollen, bruising will be notorious for a few days.

 

Surgery

Eye lid surgery takes place at a surgical room under general anesthesia and usually takes between 2 and 3 hours.

Possible loss of vision and droopy eyelid may occur; hyper sensibility to light will disappear in 2 or 3 weeks.

Relative rest is recommended for the first 2 or 3 days, avoiding strenuous activities for the first month and using sun glasses while bruises are present.

 

After surgery

Eye lids will be swollen, bruising will be notorious for a few days.

Possible loss of vision and droopy eyelid may occur; hyper sensibility to light will disappear in 2 or 3 weeks.

Relative rest is recommended for the first 2 or 3 days, avoiding strenuous activities for the first month and using sun glasses while bruises are present.

 

Risks

Eye lid surgery is a very safe procedure and risks could be avoided when following the surgeon´s advice. Minor complications may include glare, halos and double vision, dry eyes, swelling or asymmetric healing.

 

Results

Scars will be invisible in a few months. Patients can expect their results to last for many years as long as they properly protect the eye area from sun exposure. Must of the time, eye bags won´t appear again.


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Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure aimed at improving the aging aspect of eyelids by reducing bagginess from lower eyelids and removing excess skin from the upper eyelids.
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