Eyes are the most important organ in your body. Unfortunately, eyes are the first area that shows aging signs in your face like fine lines around the eyes, bags under eyes, crow’s feet, puffy eyes and dark circles. Cosmetic surgery for eyes is designed to improve the appearance of your eyes, mainly to lessen signs of aging. Plastic surgery for eyes can be performed for both functional and cosmetic reasons. One of the most common cosmetic surgery for eyes is eyelid reduction, is also known as blepharoplasty. A blepharoplasty surgery for eyes intended to reshape the upper eyelid and lower eyelid by the removal, re positioning and reinforcing the excess skin and fat from around your eyes which in turn gives a more alert and youthful appearance. A blepharoplasty procedure is generally performed on adult women and men.
Is it right for me?
Any one or combinations of the following conditions are considered to determine whether you are a good candidate for eyelid surgery.
How is eyelid surgery performed?
There are many surgical techniques recommended to improve the appearance of your upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. However, your surgeon may suggest a suitable technique that depends upon many factors such as the amount of excess fat and skin around your eyes, position of your eyebrows and the condition of muscles around your eyelids. Both the upper and lower eyelid surgery may be performed under local or general anesthesia in the hospital.
After the surgery, you may experience bruising and swelling for up to three weeks. This cosmetic surgery can enhance your looks and give you self-confidence, but will not make you look entirely different. Be realistic in your expectations.
Care after the surgery:
Your surgeon will give you some advices about what to do once you are at home. The main points are listed below: