Reveal the Beauty of Your Eyes with Blepharoplasty!
Plastic surgery on the eyelid is called 'Blepharoplasty' in the medical literature. Eyelids have a special importance as they are the thinnest skin structure of the body, protect very sensitive structures, move constantly and are easily affected by environmental-genetic factors. The signs of aging begin in the 30s with the formation of wrinkles and eye bags around the eyes. With the effect of time, the tension of the eyelids decreases, sagging and bagging occur with the pressure of the fat tissues in their deep parts. Eyelid surgeries can be performed not only for aesthetic reasons, but also for congenital or acquired eyelid drooping or skin tumors on the eyelids. In addition to the reasons mentioned above, as it increases the decreased visual fields, enables the eyes to open more easily, and as a result facilitates many important daily activities such as reading a book.
As we age, skin tension decreases, gets loose and lengthens, the muscles under the skin weaken, and especially with the effect of sun rays on the skin, spots called pigmentation occur. Since the skin around our eyes is thinner and more sensitive than other parts of the body, the effects of aging are primarily observed around the eyes. Different surgical interventions can be performed on the lower and upper eyelids to correct these problems observed in both the upper and lower eyelids.
The most common problem observed in the upper eyelids as age progresses is excess skin. The thinning, elongation and sagging of the skin primarily cause a tired and sad expression, while the progression of the problem over time can negatively affect vision. In the upper eyelid aesthetic surgery, besides the excess skin on the eyelid, a small amount of subcutaneous muscle and/or adipose tissue can be removed when necessary. Both the signs of aging as well as visual issues brought on by the hooded effect of the extra skin can be fixed.
Loosening and sagging of the skin and subcutaneous tissues under the eyes cause wrinkles in this area and eye bags over time. In lower eyelid aesthetic surgery, excess skin in this area is removed, while excess fat tissues in the bagging areas are partially removed or spread towards areas with fat tissue loss. It is also possible to correct the laxity of the lower eyelid during this surgery, which provides a very effective rejuvenation around the eye, or to give a different appearance to the eye by changing the location of the external angle of the eye. In some patients, only upper or lower eyelid surgery is planned, while in a significant part of the patients, both the upper and lower eyelids are intervened, at the same time a complete eye contour rejuvenation can be achieved by adding eyebrow lifting procedures to the surgery in patients with droopy eyebrows.
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With eyelid aesthetics, sagging upper eyelids can be lifted, puffy bags above and below the eye can be removed, so that a rejuvenated, vigorous appearance can be achieved around the eye. Patients receive a sharper, more striking gaze after this procedure. Eyelid aesthetic procedures are used to treat patients' common complaints of looking tired, irritated, or sleepy.
Even though eyelid cosmetic surgery is a relatively straightforward process compared to other aesthetic surgeries, preoperative tests thoroughly investigate your overall health state, wound healing abilities, and eye health in case of any eye complaints (eye pressure, dry eye, lenses and glasses). Consultation with an ophthalmologist is unquestionably necessary. All drugs you take, notably blood thinners. All previous procedures must be disclosed to your doctor before the procedure. General anesthesia is occasionally used during eyelid aesthetic surgery, which can also be carried out under local anesthetic.
After eyelid surgery, cream is used on the eyelids. It is usually not necessary to close the eyes. It is important to apply a cold compress on the eyelid for 10-15 minutes every hour on the first day in order to avoid edema, swelling and bleeding. On the second day, 10-15 minutes of cold compresses every 2-3 hours is sufficient. After 48 hours, it will be good to apply a warm compress to speed up the healing. If there is pain, you can use a pain reliever recommended by your doctor. A slight discomfort after surgery is normal, but soon it will disappear. If the pain is severe and experience blurred vision, see your doctor quickly. Edema and bruising may occur on the eyelids in the first few days. Redness and bleeding may occur in the sclera part, also called the white of the eye.
Full recovery may take several weeks. During this period, it would be appropriate not to wear make-up. You can continue to use contact lenses when the edema on the eyelids resolves. You can use your glasses carefully right after the surgery. The sutures placed in the surgery will usually dissolve on their own within 4-7 days. If non-dissolving stitches are used, they will need to be removed after a week or two. Removal of stitches is done in the clinic environment. Many people who have eyelid aesthetic surgery are satisfied with the result and their personal image. People whose visual field is narrowed due to eyelid drooping are relieved in terms of vision.
A temporary complication of eyelid surgery is the inability to close your eyes completely. This means dry eyes will occur. However, this will usually improve within a few weeks or months. It would be appropriate to use tear drops and gels to moisten the eyes during this time. It may also be necessary to cover the eyes with gel before going to bed at night. After removing the stitches on the eyelids, gently massaging is important to facilitate the closing of the eyes. If the inability to close the eyelids persists, a second procedure may be required. Other complications of blepharoplasty surgery are, however, very rare:
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It is preferable to arrive two days prior to the blepharoplasty procedure for the routine examination.
The recuperation process will add six days to your stay in Turkey. You can use your spare time to explore Istanbul's attractions.
Typically, the effects will persist for anywhere between 5-7 years. Rarely is a lower lid blepharoplasty necessary again. Instead of having another eyelid operation, you can benefit from a brow lift if you discover that your eyelids start to droop again over time.
A blepharoplasty can be done at any moment. But if you're looking for one because you're getting older, you'll typically have the best impact after age 40. The treatment should normally not be performed on older patients due to the possibility of surgical complications.
To give you a more young, vibrant appearance, eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, removes the extra fat, skin, and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids. Your insurance may be able to pay for the treatment if your eyesight is hindered by drooping eyelids. Both refer to the same operation.
Yes, the majority of patients believe that their upper blepharoplasty was worthwhile. Patients express their satisfaction with the operation for the following reasons: Upper blepharoplasty is a treatment that is reasonably priced.
Transient swelling following surgery frequently causes eyes to shrink. Hopefully your eyes will look lovely once the swelling goes down!
Even though outcomes can differ, you should anticipate brighter, tauter, and more open eyes following cosmetic upper eyelid blepharoplasty. The effects may be imperceptible but significant. You should appear youthful, vibrant, and attentive while still maintaining a natural appearance.
You will receive either local or general anesthetic to keep you comfortable throughout the treatment. Local anesthetic keeps you asleep yet conscious during surgery while numbing the eyelid and its surroundings. You remain unconscious throughout the entire procedure thanks to general anesthetic.
No certain age range is too old for blepharoplasty. Even those who are in good health and in their 60s, 70s, or 80s can get eyelid surgery.
The treatment is not painful, and blepharoplasty recuperation is not too difficult. The majority of the time, post-operative pain is minimal and manageable with the right medicines.
• The use of aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and herbal supplements should be avoided because they increase bleeding.
Getting a medical evaluation or lab testing, taking certain prescriptions, changing the dosage of your present ones, giving up smoking, and not taking aspirin and herbal supplements to prevent bleeding and bruising are the necessary things you can do to prepare for your blepharoplasty procedure.