Eyelid plastic Operation
Eyelid surgery, known as (eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty) is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. This surgery can be performed either to beautify and tighten the upper eyelids, or to tighten the lower eyelids only, or to beautify both eyelids together.
This operation may be done in order to correct some functional problems that occur on the eyelid due to its sagging and sagging, and through it the surgeon can restore youth and vitality to the area around the eyes. Eyelid surgery can specifically treat the following problems and get rid of the following:
Sagging or sagging skin that forms folds and wrinkles that disturb the natural shape of the upper eyelid, and sometimes lead to impaired vision.
- Excess fatty deposits that lead to swollen eyelids.
- Bags, fatty gatherings and puffiness under the eyes.
- The drooping of the lower eyelid, which reveals the white of the eye below the pupil.
- Excess skin and fine wrinkles on the lower eyelid.
Who are the potential candidates for blepharoplasty?
The candidate for blepharoplasty must have some characteristics, including the following:
- An adult (usually over 30 years old).
- A non-smoker (because smoking increases the risk of complications during the recovery period and may prevent recovery from the operation).
- He is in a stable condition that allows him to undergo surgery.
- Has realistic goals and reasonable expectations for the outcome of the operation.
- Suffers from sagging in the upper or lower eyelids or both.
- He does not have any active infection or any serious eye disease.
Recovery from eyelid lift surgery, and expected recovery period
Recovery from laser eyelid surgery takes less time, but the recovery period generally ranges between one and two weeks, after which any surgical stitches used during the surgery are removed (surgical stitches are not used in laser eyelid surgery).
In the period following the surgery, the patient is advised to avoid direct sunlight for a period of at least four months, and must adhere to taking some anti-inflammatory drugs during the first two weeks, and making cold water compresses to help get rid of swelling in the area around the eyes.
It is recommended to avoid violent sports for a period of not less than three weeks after the surgery, and it is also advised to avoid any activities that may cause trauma in or around the eyes for a period of up to a few months after the surgery, and the patient is also prohibited from using cosmetics in the area around the eyes during The first two weeks.