Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid Surgery Related Terms:
Asian Blepharoplasty, Asiandouble Eyelid, Blepharoplasty, Canthoplasty, Cosmetic Surgery, Double Eyelid Surgery, Eye Cover, Eyebags Surgery, Eyelash Transplant, Eyelid, Eyelid Ptosis Surgery, Eyelid Surgery Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Tightening, Eyelid Tuck, Face Procedures, Inside Lower Eyelid, Keratoplasty, Outside Lower Eyelid, Palpebra, Plastic Surgery, Skin Procedures, Upper Eyelid

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During surgery, extra skin, fat and muscles are removed from the upper and lower eyelids. The surgery can repair a dropping upper eyelid and a "puffy" lower eyelid, which can make a person look tired or older than they actually are. As well, dropping eyelids can interrupt with a person`s field of vision.

You must know that this operation will not repair the wrinkles on the sides of the eyes, skin pigmentation around the eyes, and fallen eyebrows. Eyelid surgery can be combined with face-lift, brow-lift and forehead-lift.

The operation usually takes 1-3 hours, depends on the magnitude of the procedure. Usually the surgeon would fix the upper eyelids in both eyes and then would fix the lower ones. During a standard procedure the surgeon will perform a skin excision in the folds of an eyelid. In the lower eyelids the incision is made through the eyelash line, where it may go until the corner of the eyes. After the incision is made the surgeon will separate the skin from the fat and muscles beneath it, remove and extra tissue, and put a gentle sutures. In case there is no extra skin present, the surgeon will make and excision inside the eye so it won`t be seen from the outside.

This kind of procedure usually performed on younger patients with more elastic skin. The operation usually performed with local anesthetics and some sedatives given intravenous. You would be in consciousness but will feel no pain whatsoever.

After surgery, both your eyes will have bandages. You may feel pain in the area of the surgery after the anesthetics wore off. Such pain may be treated with over-the-counter analgesics. You will have to lay down with you head up and place ice on your eye for the first 24 hours, in order to reduce swelling and hemorrhage (such side effects vary among patients. They usually peak during the first week after surgery, and may last for 2-4 weeks).

About two days after surgery you will be able to read and watch TV. Most patients are ready to go back to work 10-14 days after surgery.

The healing process is gradual. You will have pink scars (for up to 6 months, maybe more). The color will fade away as time passes until they become a white and almost invisible line.

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