Eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty); It is a surgical operation performed to remove sagging skin and excess muscle tissue and to stretch the tissues around the eyes. Blepharoplasty can be applied to the lower eyelid, upper eyelid, or both.
Eyelid surgery, depending on the eye deformity; upper eyelid aesthetics, lower eyelid aesthetics or upper and lower eyelid aesthetics.
If there is sagging and excess skin on the upper eyelid; The surgical incision is made over the eyelid line to remove excess skin, then a portion of the lower muscle is removed. By reaching the inner and middle lines, oils and herniated oils are taken in the areas with excess oil. If the tear gland is sagging, the tear glands are hung up. The leather is closed with melting aesthetic stitches and the process is terminated.
If there are sagging and oil bags on the lower eyelid; The surgical incision is made just under the eyelashes. The skin is removed and the fat packs found here are spread to the pit of the eye, if there are layers of herniated fat, some of it is removed. Finally, excess skin and muscle are cut off. The leather is closed with melting aesthetic seams and the process is terminated. If there is a pit in the lower part of the eye, the oils taken can be injected into these areas.
Is it safe?
It is a safe operation when done by the right hands
Blepharopasty with a qualified physician, professional environment and staff provides a highly desired result. However, there are risks of complications such as hemorrhage, hematoma formation and infection that can be seen in every surgery, albeit very low.
Who can have eyelid aesthetics (blepharoplasty)?
Wrinkles, congenital anomalies, people with eye bag problems
- People over 30 years of age with problems such as wrinkles, bag formation in the eyes,
- For genetic reasons or accidents and so on. people with complaints such as sagging wrinkles at a younger age for reasons,
- Children under 8 years of age who have visual impairment due to low eyelid due to congenital or other factors,
Eyelid Aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) can be.
How is the examination performed?
Evaluation of the incision is drawn
Defects in the eye are detected, evaluation is made depending on the physical condition of the person, complaints and expectations from the surgery, and incisions are drawn in proportion to the face and information is given to the person.
What should be considered before surgery?
Smoking and sun should be avoided
The physician should be informed completely about the operations, chronic diseases and medications used, and it is important to follow the physician's recommendations during this period.
Smoking should be stopped at least 1 month in advance and sunbathed before surgery in order to improve postoperative scars in a shorter time.
First time after surgery (blepharoplasty)
Ice compresses reduce pain and swelling
Postoperative dressings and tapes are placed in the eyes. Early pain may occur; painkillers are given for this. Antibiotics and swelling reducing drugs are also given. Swelling and bruising occurs around the eye for the first 2-3 days, and ice compresses are performed at regular intervals after the surgery in order to provide better healing of the eye tissue.
What is the type of anesthesia to be given in eyelid aesthetics?
Mostly local anesthesia is sufficient
Blepharoplasty generally involves local anesthesia, but general anesthesia can be performed if the lower eyelid and upper eyelid are to be performed simultaneously or combined with other aesthetic surgeries.
How many days should the hospital stay?
Usually discharged on the same day after surgery
There is no need to stay in the hospital unless there is an extreme situation
Is it clear that I've had surgery?
Surgical incision scars begin to fade from the 14th day and heal enough to be covered with makeup from the 10th day. Complete recovery after surgery varies from person to person, with an average of 4-6 months, the scars become final. Depending on the structure of the skin remains indistinct, but these marks are hidden from the outside of the eyelid line.
How many days
7 days is enough to leave
Post-discharge controls should not be delayed, patients coming from outside the city should stay at least 5 days in Antalya, this period may vary depending on the opinion of the physician.
When is the result?
Net result is taken after 4-6 months
There is a visible change in the postoperative period, with an average appearance after the swelling and edema of the early period, but the net result is obtained after 4-6 months. It can take up to 12 months for the eye to get its final and best shape.
What are the problems after eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)?
It is important to do it by experienced physicians
Problems such as the formation of asymmetry in the eyes, too much lowering of the lower eyelid may be encountered and may require revision. Therefore, it is important to choose an experienced physician.
Although very unlikely, complications and anesthetic side effects are among the problems that may be encountered after surgery.
Postoperative stinging may occur in the eyes; This problem is solved with drops and pomades.
During the first 1-2 weeks, there may be transient disorders such as tears, sensitivity to light, blurred vision, and the severity of complaints decreases and passes over time.
Daily Life - Work Life
Basic needs can be met immediately
Resting is sufficient for 7-10 days to return to normal life, swelling decreases after the 10th day and the marks can be concealed with makeup
Are the Results of Eyelid Aesthetic Surgery permanent?
The appearance obtained after surgery is permanent
Although the effects of aging are eliminated with blepharoplasty, aging is not stopped, so the eye does not return to its previous state without surgery in the following years, but complaints may recur.
What should be considered after surgery?
Shocks should be avoided in the first days
- In order to eliminate bruising and swelling, ice compresses should be continued according to the physician's recommendation.
- Medications and creams should be used without interruption.
- The first 10 days should be upside down.
- To avoid eye dryness, the use of computers should be avoided while watching television.
- The lens should not be used for the first 10 days after surgery.
- For a few weeks the eyes can be sensitive to sunlight and wind so sunglasses should be used outdoors.
- Eye shocks should be protected and excessive fatigue and heavy exercise should be avoided in the first month.
How does eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) function?
Wrinkles and sagging are removed
Eyelid aesthetic surgery provides comfortable opening and closing of the eyes, facial expression and facial expressions become clear, sagging in the eye due to sagging problem is reduced. In addition, wrinkles around the eyes are removed, creating a younger and vigorous appearance of the face.
What can be combined with eyelid aesthetics (blepharoplasty)?
Can be combined with all plastic surgery operations
For natural and aesthetic appearance, the face structure should be proportionate and the face should be evaluated as a whole. Therefore, blepharoplasty can often be combined with eyebrow lifting, forehead lifting and endoscopic midface surgery.
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Duration of procedure
20 min- 40 min
How much time should i spend
When to get results
3-6 months final result 12 months
Return to work in
690 € - 1400 €