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Remove fat and excess skin of the eyelids which gives the appearance of fatigue and ageing to the eyes.

What is an Eyelid Surgery?

This surgery is also called blepharoplasty and it is a common surgery for both men and women. This surgery removes fat and excess skin of the eyelids (which gives the appearance of fatigue and aging to the eyes). In some cases, the vision is partially blocked due to this excess skin.

Benefits of Eyelid Surgery

You will have a youthful and refreshed appearance, your look changes considerably as the eyelids recover the shape and ideal position according to your face.

How is an Eyelid Surgery done?

The surgery involves a few incisions following the natural lines of the eyelids and may extend into the lines that form in the outer corners of the eyes; The surgeon cut the excess skin, muscle and fat accumulated and the wound is sutured.

Results and Recovery

There will be a thin white scar that hides itself in the fold of the upper eyelid and below the lower eyelashes, the scar is not too noticeable and through the next 3 to 6 months it becomes almost imperceptible. Sutures remain 7 days after surgery.

This surgery is ambulatory. For the recovery care, keep your head elevated a few days and use cold compresses. It is possible to experience tearing, sensitivity to light and the normal inflammatory process during the first 2 weeks. Most people feel ready to go out and work 7 to 10 days after the surgery, however the inflammatory process will continue to decline throughout the following month.