Blepharoplasty is an aesthetical and functional surgery of eyelids and surrounding tissues. Our face and eyes are the main centre of communication with people. Our face is the source of expressions and gestures that express all our emotions; such as smile, concerns, sadness, amazement, curiosity. On our body, the most preserved area is our face. The creams we use, the medicines we take, what we eat and drink are always based on keeping our face young and alive.
Eyes and supraorbital are determiner of face area. Signs of aging firstly shows up on eyes and around. We try to prevent to formation of wrinkles around eyes for a beautiful, young and healthy smile. Unfortunately, after the age of 30, supraorbital begins to diminsh and this situation has a negative impact on the facial expression. When you look at the mirror, goose foots, under eye bags and various bruises become your nightmare. At that point, blepharoplasty comes to your rescue.
Some people may have some concerns before the blepharoplasty. The main reason for this is that they may have some fears about possibility of surgical error. However, digital datas show that the success rate of blepharoplasty is extremely high. If you have any of this kind of anxiety, people who have previously had blepharoplasty will easily convince you.
There can be many different reasons of the aging around the eyes. These are genetical and environmental effects. Irregular sleep pattern, overconsumption of alcohol and smoke, not to work out, eat unhealthily, stress, dry skin and elderliness cause wrinkles and under eye bags.
How is blepharoplasty done?
Operation is carried out highly sensitively. If the patient uses blood thinners, it must be stopped before the surgery. Patient must informed to doctor if there is an allergic issues. Operation takes 45 minutes per eye and the patient is performed under local anesthesia. Top and bottom eyelids are cut seperately. In this process, eyelid curve is considered. Basically, surgery effects wrinkles, eye bags and lipoidosis. According to damage around to the eyes, operation will analyze. Extra lipoidosis is removed from the top eyelids. If it is on the bottom eyelids, extra lipoidosis is drawn directly through the eye. If it is necessary, the fat is transferred to the cheek during the operation.
Recovery process after blepharoplasty
Those who would like to have blepharoplasty usually concern if scars remain after surgery. After surgery firstly, ice treatment is applied. In this way, bruises and scars are relatively low. However, after surgery, scars and bruises around eyes will be inescapable. These temperory scars or bruises should never worry you. You will be reintegrated into your social life around 4-5 days. In the end of this process, be prepared to seem younger and smile with confidence!