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Blepharoplasty Can Make You Look Refreshed and Younger

Posted May 07 2012 6:03am
Blepharoplasty can make you look refreshed and younger. However hard you may try to keep your body in shape, droopy eyelids would easily give away your age, which is why blepharoplasty is a much sought after treatment. Cosmetic eyelid surgery can correct the droopiness, make the skin firmer, and perhaps make you look a few years younger.

Blepharoplasty Is Convenient for Busy Individuals

Blepharoplasty can be performed on an outpatient basis which makes it quite a convenient solution. During the initial consultation, your eyelids and general health will be examined. The surgeon will decide whether you’re a right candidate for the procedure and also keep your expectations in check.

It will be decided whether the procedure should involve a combination of lower eyelid surgery and upper eyelid surgery or one of them. Sometimes the cosmetic eyelid surgery will need to be performed along with other procedures such as brow lift, neck lift, and facelift for the best results.                                        

Blepharoplasty Is an Outpatient Procedure


If blepharoplasty is performed independently without any other procedure, it does not require overnight stay. There could be swelling around the eyes for a few days following the surgery. Cool packs would take care of these. There would be moisturizing drops necessary for protecting the eyes for a week following the surgery. Patients can return to normalcy within a week though, and sunglasses would be needed to conceal the bruising though it would disappear later. There will also be pain medication prescribed.  

How Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery Works

The blepharoplasty process involves removing excess skin, fat and muscle from the eyelids which brings about a more rejuvenated appearance. The lower eyelid is the more complex portion and demands deftness and experience. Getting in touch with a reliable AAAASF-accredited plastic surgery center is so important because this is where high tech tools and facilities blend with experienced and talented surgeons which ensure the best results in a safer way. The advantage is not only aesthetic but also medical.

Other Procedures within Blepharoplasty

Complete blepharoplasty cosmetic surgery could involve Canthopexy which is the repositioning of the corner of the eye and repositioning of the tarsal strip lateral eyelid and the lower or upper eyelid according to the need. There are fat sliding procedures for the lower eyelid as well as ablation of the fat tear trough. There is also extensive release of orbicularis during the cosmetic eyelid surgery.

The procedure most commonly performed in conjunction with upper eyelid surgery is Browpexy or repositioning of the eyebrow. Upper blepharoplasty can help to improve the appearance of the glabellar frown lines.     

These procedures carried out deftly by plastic surgeons can really bring about marked changes in your appearance. The treatment is not cumbersome and you wouldn’t need to stay away from your regular routine for long. Blepharoplasty can make you look refreshed and younger, and improve your self-esteem.
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