Treatment

Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Surgery

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Also known as blepharoplasty, this procedure is applied to correct the excess skin on the eyelids that may give the appearance of looking tired, angry or old.

About Eye Surgery

The aim of this surgery is to correct the signs of ageing present in the eyelids giving the false impression of a “tired face”. Most common imperfections are; heavy and falling upper eyelids, with excess of skin forming a more or less marked fold; faded lower eyelids, with small horizontal wrinkles and cutaneous distension; or upper and lower eyelids fat herniation or “eyelids bags”.

Type of Eyelid Surgery

& Methods of Treatment.

Blepharoplasty Upper Eyelid

Blepharoplasty Lower Eyelid

Aesthetics surgery

A full evaluation and careful examination of the eyelids will be performed. The fees of this first consultation will be completely refunded by deducting them from the surgical fees. In some cases, a specialized ophthalmologic examination will be required in order to detect a possible ocular pathology.

This procedure is normally performed under local anaesthesia, however in the need of a general anaesthesia, an appointment with the anaesthetist will be schedule at the least 48 hours before the surgery.

Aesthetics

Dressing

A specialized ophthalmologic examination will be required in order to detect a possible ocular pathology.

Time of work

After the adequate technique has been performed, the skin is closed with very thin sutures that are withdrawn 7 days after the surgery.

The results

Final result can be observed by 3 to 6 months after the surgery. The results of a blepharoplasty are among the most durable in cosmetic surgery. The excision of the “bags” is practically definitive. It is rare that a new intervention is considered before a dozen years.

Type of Anaesthesia and Hospitalisation

Three options are possible:
Pure local anaesthesia, where a product analgesic is locally injected in order to ensure the insensitivity of the eyelids. Local anaesthesia deepened by intravenous sedatives. Traditional general anaesthesia, The choice between these techniques will result from the discussion between you, the surgeon and the anaesthetist. 

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