Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
What is Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) (Eyelid Tuck)?
Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty – Eyelid Tuck is one of the most common plastic surgical procedures which can help with your self-image if you are self-conscious about eyelid, puffiness, wrinkles or droopiness. Eyelid surgery works to restore a more open, refreshed, and naturally youthful appearance to aging eyes.
Deciding on Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) (Eyelid Tuck)
Eyelid Surgery – Blepharoplasty – Eyelid Tuck is an effective way to improve sight in older people whose sagging upper eyelids get in the way of
Upper eyelid surgery can last at least five to seven years. Lower eyelid surgery rarely needs to be repeated. Of course, your eyes will still age after the procedure.
If your lids sag again, a forehead lift rather than another eye lift may be the preferred procedure.
Blepharoplasty surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure, and typically lasts from 45 minutes to 2 hours, depending upon whether or not you are having another procedure performed at the same time. Depending on the extent of your eyelid surgery, you will be given general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation.
During the first 1 to 2 weeks after eyelid surgery, patients commonly have some visible bruising and swelling, and your eyelids may feel unusually tight. However, most patients report feeling more soreness than pain. Using cold compresses and keeping your head elevated while you sleep can help alleviate discomfort.
Benefits of Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) (Eyelid Tuck)
Our eyelids are home to the thinnest, most delicate skin on our bodies, so it’s no surprise that signs of aging will begin to appear around our eyes earlier than in most other areas.
Plastic eyelid surgery is designed to help counteract these changes and restore a naturally refreshed, youthful appearance to the eyes.
The results can be life-enhancing, helping a patient feel more confident in his or her appearance.
if sagging eyelid skin is obstructing your ability to see, eyelid surgery can eliminate the problem and allow you to more fully open your eyes.
While eyelid surgery alone can significantly rejuvenate your appearance, it’s quite common to have a facelift, brow lift, or both performed in conjunction with an eyelid lift to achieve more comprehensive facial rejuvenation.