Eyes is that part of the face where signs of ageing first appear. Sagging upper eyelids and undereye bags that come with the natural process of ageing can be corrected through the cosmetic surgery procedure known as Blepharoplasty. This is a minor cosmetic procedure that can take years away off your face making you appear young and refreshed.
Cosmetic eyelid surgery can dramatically enhance the look of droopy and tired eyes. This is done by removal of excess pockets of fat and skin from the lower and upper eyelids. In most cases, the surgery is performed in conjunction with other treatments such as brow lift for eliminating drooping eyebrows, and several cosmetic dermal fillers for treating crow’s feet.
Here are the few reasons for you to consider eyelid surgery:
In a nutshell, anyone who has a positive attitude, realistic expectations and goof health then you are the right candidate for eyelid surgery.
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, can be performed on lower eyelids, upper eyelids or both. On the basis of a preoperative evaluation of factors like bone structure, underlying structure of facial muscles and the symmetry of eyebrows, the plastic surgeon would decide how much fat, skin or muscle has to be removed.
Choose a board-certified surgeon as he will use the right procedure on the basis of your aesthetic goals and physical characteristics.
There are several options to perform lower eyelid procedure:
In traditional eyelid surgery, the surgeon would make an incision in an inconspicuous site along the smile creases and lash line of the lower lid. In a transconjunctival approach, the surgeon corrects puffiness of eyelids consequential to excess fat by creating an incision inside the lower lid. This method need no external incision however it does not remove excess skin.
The plastic surgeon would mark the creases and natural lines of the lids keeping scars as concealed as possible along the natural folds. Fine sutures are placed to close the incisions thus minimizing scar visibility.
Once the surgery is performed, the cosmetic surgeon would share detailed instructions with the caregiver and patient. Make sure to adhere to these instructions for timely and effective results and recovery.
In case, you experience long-lasting swelling, pain or redness after the procedure, contact the surgeon to know if these symptoms are normal or indicate problem.
It is important for patients to understand that following the instructions given by the surgeon is of utmost significance to aid swift healing and recovery. Adhere to the postoperative instructions given by the surgeon. This would include detailed information related to intake of antibiotics and other medicines, drains, the type and level of activity, and bandages. In addition, you will be informed about the normal symptoms and those that are signs of complications. Also, remember that the duration required for recovery from this procedure varies greatly from patient to patient. Be patient during the recovery phase.
As far as the results of the surgery are considered, they should be long-lasting. For the major part, eliminating upper eyelid skin and hooding is a procedure that can be performed only once. With the natural process of ageing, your brow can either descend or drop, not a second upper eyelid surgery. Lower eyelid surgery, on the other hand, is performed for removing puffiness and eye bags around the eyes, and also it should only be performed once.
It is important for patients to visit the surgeon on a regular basis or as prescribed for the beautiful as well as the healthy result. No matter what, do not skip any of the consultation with the surgeon after the surgery. Whenever you have queries and concerns regarding the surgery, discuss with your cosmetic surgeon.
When it comes to the cost of the blepharoplasty, it is important to understand that it depends on several factors. Some of the most common factors that influence the cost are experience and expertise of the surgeon – whether he or she is board certified, fee of the anaesthesiologist and staff, facility charges, approach used for performing the surgery, and the number of procedures performed – eyelid surgery is performed alone or along with any other cosmetic procedure. Also, find out about the after care costs that include medicines, bandages and ointments, to name a few. Discuss the costs related to the procedure in detail. Make sure you clear all your concerns and queries related to the cost. Proper and clear understanding of the procedure would help you get an exact cost involving the entire blepharoplasty procedure.Make Appointment
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