Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

With ageing  and effect of gravity, skin loosening, excess and sagging occur in the eyebrows, upper and lower eyelids; at the same time, there may be bagging with forward herniation of fat tissues, especially on the lower eyelids. This situation not only causes an aesthetic appearance disorder, but also may prevent a person from seeing due to drooping upper eyelids. With aesthetic eyelid surgery, excess skin is removed, and also the membrane in front of the herniated fat tissue is strengthened and-or excess fat mass is removed. In this way, both a beautiful appearance is obtained and a person's comfortable vision is ensured. On the upper eyelid, a scar remains along the lid. However, since this scar will be matched to the fold of the lid, it is only visible when viewed very closely. On the lower lid, a scar remains just below the eyelashes, and the continuation of the scar looks like a normal skin line on the side. Eyelids are the least scarred area of the human body.
Usually people over the age of 30, sagging and bagging of the upper and lower eyelids start to occur, and those who do not have other health problems are candidates for this surgery.
The surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia.
The early postoperative period is usually comfortable.  There may be swelling and bruising around the eyes. Dryness in the eyes, a burning sensation, blurred vision may appear. Tears may increase, the eyes may be uncomfortable with the light for a while. The patient may not be able to close his eyes completely in the first days.

The person can return to work after 3 days. If it is used, contact lenses can be worn after 1 week.

As the gravity will continue to impact our bodies, if the new shape of the eyes lasts a life time or a few years varies from person to person.

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