Eyelid may become pouched or plentiful due to aging, sometimes inherited at a younger age, or due to excessive fatigue of the eyes, which can be corrected by eyelid aesthetics. Sometimes there is only sagging or relaxation without bagging the eyelid skin.
Eyelid aesthetic surgery or blepharoplasty is an aesthetic surgical procedure applied to the eyelids. In this procedure, excess adipose tissue is removed from the upper and lower eyelids with excess skin and muscle. However, the amount of tissue removed should be well planned.
A properly performed blepharoplasty gives the patient a younger appearance. Eye aesthetics are performed under local anesthesia. The whole eyelid is anesthetized by injecting a local anesthetic with a very fine needle. The incision for the upper eyelid is made from the fold of the eyelid. Therefore, when the eye is open, no signs are visible. The lower eyelid incision is made just under the eyelashes. Therefore, the trail is invisible. Eyelids are also the least visible areas of human skin.
After each surgical intervention, there is a scar that is more or less visible. The important thing is that this permission is very subtle and uncertain. The surgical scar, which was previously pink, turns white or becomes normal skin color over time. Eyelid surgery should not be performed in the same way as nose aesthetic surgery. Since swelling of the eyelids and edema may occur from nose surgery, two operations should be performed at separate times.
If the black circular lines around the eye are related to the detention pouches, they may improve somewhat, but the darker appearance of the lower eyelid skin remains. Can anyone have blepharoplasty? The best patients are healthy, psychologically balanced and conscious people. Some systemic diseases increase the risk of blepharoplasty. These are thyroid diseases, hypertension, and conditions that do not produce enough tears for moisturizing the eyes. When performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, complications are rare. All patients develop bruising and swelling for several days after surgery.
Blepharoplasty surgery usually takes one hour. If the lower and upper eyelids are to be operated together, first the upper eyelid and then the lower eyelid are operated. After passing the anesthetic effect, the eyelid may feel tense, this is normal, and this discomfort can be controlled with pain medication prescribed by your doctor. If you experience severe pain, call your doctor immediately.
Sutures are removed three to seven days after surgery. Once the stitches have been removed, the swelling and bruise around the eyelid will gradually disappear and you will begin to look and feel better. After two to three days you can read and watch TV. You can usually return to your daily life in a week. Depending on the speed of recovery and the doctor’s recommendations, he can make up to keep the remaining bruises.
You may be susceptible to sunlight, wind and other irritants for a few weeks, so when you go out, you should wear sunglasses. You should stay away from daily activities for 3-5 days and heavy activities for up to three weeks after surgery. It is especially important to avoid bending, lifting and heavy sports, which are activities that increase your blood pressure. It is appropriate to stay away from alcohol as it will keep liquid.
At the end of the operation, a dressing covering the eyelids is applied. You will be able to see through a narrow gap between these windings. The next day a dressing is done and the dressings are changed. Then two dressings are made between 3 and 7 days and the sutures are gradually removed.
Eyelid aesthetics Plastic Surgery is one of the most face-making operations. The effect of the operation around the eyes will remain for 5 – 10 years. Then the effect will gradually decrease with aging of the skin and other tissues.
Eyelid aesthetics can be combined with eyebrow lifting surgery. Lifting the eyebrows will give the face a younger look and the upper eyelid will be more tense.