The skin around the eyes plays a key role in expressing emotions and as one of the first areas, undergoes aging processes. Drooping eyelids, wrinkles and visibly fatigue can give a sad expression to the face. Blepharoplasty is one of the solutions to this problem.


Blepharoplasty is eyelid surgery, which is a plastic procedure. The goal is to improve the appearance of the conjunctiva by removing excess skin and adipose tissue. The procedure may concern the upper and lower eyelids depending on the individual needs of the patient. Blepharoplasty is a popular procedure to rejuvenate the conjunctiva and regain a youthful appearance.


There are several reasons why they opt for blepharoplasty

1. Removal of bags under the eyes

2. Improving vision

3. Reduction of drooping eyelids

4. Regaining self-confidence


Types of blepharoplasty

1. Blepharoplasty of the upper eyelids

2. Blepharoplasty of the lower eyelids

3. Blepharoplasty of the upper and lower eyelids


What is the blepharoplasty procedure?

Initially, the patient should contact a plastic surgeon to discuss expectations and goals. The surgeon will perform a thorough eye examination and assess the condition of the skin, fat tissue and muscles around the eyes.


The procedure is usually performed under local or general anesthesia. The surgeon makes precise incisions, removes excess tissue and adjusts the remaining skin. After the procedure, small stitches are applied and the eye area is labeled.


Recovalence period

After the procedure, swelling and bruising around the eyes may occur, which disappear within a few weeks. It is very important to follow the instructions of the surgeon, use the prescribed medications and regularly check the visual condition of the area subjected to surgery.




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