Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)


What Is Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)?

Eyebrows, upper and lower eyelids skin loosening, excess and sagging occurs with aging and effect of gravity. Especially fat tissue herniation in front side and bagginess may be occurring in lower eyelids. This situation cause aesthetic appearance problem and upper eyelids can prevent people to see clearly because of sagging. Excess skin removed with aesthetic eyelid surgery and fatty tissue membrane is strengthened and fat mass can be removed. In this way, we obtain beautiful view and provide the person comfortable seeing. Scar can be seeing along the upper eyelid. If we look at very close to these trace we can see trace. Remains a trace of the lower lid just below the eyelashes, allow more stops on the side as the line of normal skin. The eyelids are the least region left trace on the human body.


Who Is A Good Candidate For This Surgery?

Usually over the age of 20 people, the upper and lower eyelids began to droop, pouch and who is not any health problems is a good candidate for this surgery.



anesthesiologist supervision control. Local anesthesia and intravenous sedation (sleeping through a blood vessel) method is preferred. According to patient complaints, only the top or bottom covers, or both the lower and upper covers can be operated at the same time. The average surgery takes 1-1,5 hours. It is possible to go home the same day.


Through the early postoperative period is usually comfortable. Swelling and bruising can be around the eyes. Dryness of eyes, burning sensation, blurred vision may occur. Tear can increase and eyes can be uncomfortable from light for a while. Patient can face difficulty to close their eyes fully in first few days. These events are expected to spontaneously and recover within the first week. The stitches are taken after 3-5 days.

Return To Normal Life

Surgery gives good results. Rarely revision (re-surgery) may be necessary. Patient can return to work after 3 days. You can use contact lenses after 1 week, if you use in your normal life. New shape of eyelids affected from gravity but according to the structure of the person they can be endure for several years, sometimes lifetime.