Who is Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) suitable for?
Eyelid aesthetics are mostly performed by individuals over the age of 35. It is possible for anyone with a medical need to have it done at any age. One of the first structures on the human face to show aging is the upper eyelid. Eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) surgery cannot stop the ongoing aging of the eyelids; However, the tired look on the face can be stopped for about 10 years.
How is upper eyelid aesthetics performed?
Upper eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) or droopy eyelid surgery is the process of removing excess skin and fatty tissue in the area due to loss of skin tension. The surgery scar does not attract much attention as it will remain on the upper eyelid and will be open during the day.
However, to prevent the scar from being visible, an incision is made at the eyelid fold line and aesthetic stitches are applied. Of course, this deformation in the skin does not only occur on the eyelid, so it gives better cosmetic results when applied together with forehead lift and eyebrow lift operations.
In addition, interventions such as upper eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) and almond eye aesthetics are also frequently preferred by patients.
How is lower eyelid aesthetics performed?
The fat pads located on the cheekbones atrophy (weaken) with the aging process and the effect of gravity. This condition causes signs of aging in the form of collapse or edema under the lower eyelid and prominent laugh lines around the mouth. The lower eyelid should be evaluated by your physician and checked for bagging and sagging. The type of treatment should be evaluated. If surgery is required, the specialist physician should initiate the planning and process. In lower eyelid aesthetics, the surgical incision is made just below the eyelashes. The skin is lifted and the fat packets there are removed. If under-eye sunkenness continues after surgery, under-eye fat injection may be required after recovery.
How long does Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) surgery and post-operative recovery
After Eyelid Aesthetic Surgery, patients do not experience serious pain. Nutrition and movement are allowed provided that it is not heavy. The patient is discharged on the same day and is evaluated again the next day and 5 days later. Stitches are often dissolvable. However, when necessary, the stitches can be removed painlessly without waiting for them to dissolve. After the 5th day, you are allowed to shower and transition to normal life. In
order to reduce the scar in Eyelid Aesthetics, scar reducing creams are sometimes recommended to patients.