Droopy eyelids and puffy eye bags are one of the most ageing characteristics of your face. Blepharoplasty is a simple surgical procedure that removes excess, crepey skin from the upper and to make you look younger and less tired. Lower blepharoplasty will remove bulging fat from underneath the eyes.
Blepharoplasty is eyelid reduction which corrects loose skin of the upper eyelids and removes puffiness and bags underneath the eyes. Blepharoplasty will remove excess tissue, adipocyte fat that causes bulges and reinforce muscles and tendon making you look less tired and worn. This is a common surgical procedure to restore correct functioning of the eyes and improve the aesthetics of the eye region.
Q: How is it done?
In upper eyelid surgery, an incision is made into creases of the lids in order to keep the scars as invisible as possible along these natural folds.
In lower eyelid surgery, an incision is made along the lash line and smile creases of the lower lid and closed with fine sutures.
Q: What is an alternative treatment?
Tear trough dermal fillers, laser resurfacing, chemical peels
Q: What type of anaesthetic is used?
Local anaesthetic with or without sedation
Q: How long will the procedure take?
About 1-2 hours
Q: Are there any risks or complications?
All interventions carry a risk. The risks associated with these procedures include: pain, discomfort, bleeding, bruising, swelling, infection, scars, numbness, asymmetry.
Q: What is the Recovery time?
7-10 days. It will take about 4-6 weeks to settles down but you will see immediate improvement.
Q: How long will results last?
The youthful result of the surgery will last 5-10 years. This will vary depending on the patient’s age at the time of the treatment, the quality of their skin and the degree of sagging.