Scientifically known as Blepharoplasty, correct the fallen tissues of the upper eyelids and the fat pads of the lower eyelids, which reflects a more tired and older semblance in the individual face.
It is done under local anesthesia for the calmness and relaxation of the patient. It is indicated for patients who are starting to feel a depletion or weariness in the periorbital region. These patients suffer from depletion of the eyebrows and a bulkiness secondary to a cutaneus excess of the upper and lower eyelids, which limits in a certain grade the ocular opening. In addition to this we can appreciate an herniation of the fat pads in the lower eyelids at a simple sight, therefore an increase appearance of a senile and tired sight is found. Those persons who want to recover this freshness and youth without changing the expression of the eyes should practice this procedure.
The incisions are place in a practically inconspicuous area. After the surgery patients can open their eyes normally. The constant application of cold wipes is recommended to shorten the process of inflammation. Sutures of the eyelids are removed in 4 days and the ones of the brow lifting in 7 days.
Surgical Time: 1 hour.
Inability Time: 5 days.
Anesthesia: Local + Sedation.
Recovery: Reading after 2 days, returning to work after 5 days and physical exercise after 3 weeks.
Duration of Results: Many years or permanent.