The effects of aging are visible in the eye lids as well, as the tissues disintegrates, loosens, and sags. Further more, genetic factors can cause these effects at an earlier age, causing them to appear older and tired.
Discoloration under the eyes are caused the the contraction of the veins that feed the fat cells in this area, creating blood lakes. Once the fat is repositioned in this area, drastic improvements will be achieved, by creating the entire face to look younger and fresher, not just the eye area.
Blepheroplasty is the removal of excess tissue and fat cells of the eye lids and under eye bags to ensure that the patient has a youthful and restted appeareance. This minimizes the the lines in the eye area as well. This proceedure is frequently requested by both genders.
The below short list is sign of eligibility for this operation:
Eye lid: Sagging of the eye lids can cause the lids to droop lower than the eye lashes, impairing vision. As the patients are usually used to this, they are not aware of their case, but as they need to constantly frown to have proper vision, they do suffer from frequent head aches Based on the needs, eye lids can be corrected, or a Brown and fore head lift may be selected.
Lower eyes: Excess fat unde the eye causes bags and dark circles under the eyes, causing for a tired anda ged appereance. If it occurs at a young age, it is due to genetics and is a part of aging. Laser treatments are used to remove or push the fat cells back for a younger fresher look.
based on the patient needs, the upper and lower eye lids can be treated at the same time or separately.There are two factors, the fat cells causing the bagging and sagging skin and cells. These can be addressed by local anesthesia, along with sagged muscle tissue.
The proceedure can be done at the clinic or at the hospital, usually lasts upto 2 hours.The reoval of any excess is done by following the natural lines of the eye to ensure the most natural outcome.
Post operation care
the insicion areas are kept humid with bandages, there might be slight discomfort and sensitivity after the operation. Pain killers are used to minimize the pain. The patient must nor rub or use any fluids during recover time.
In order to avoid swelling and bruising, the patient should rest with high pillows, and apply the cold compress that has been recommended. Any swelling or bruising that occurs will disapear within a week and slight discolorations can be covered with make up after this time. There may be sensitivity to bright lights and tearig can occur during recuperation. You should consult your doctor about resuming your daily life, in order to speed the process, the patient must refrain from heavy activity, and bending, should use sun glasses, and avoid being in the sun or wind. The incision marks will be barely noticable within 8 months.
This proceedure is painless and usually made with local anesthesia and with the assistance of CO2 lasers. The patient can return home to rest and stitches are reomved within 4 days.
This is a simple proceedure that greatly improves facial esthetics.