Blepharoplasty surgery involves removing excess eyelid skin.This kind of surgery is performed for both cosmetic reasons and in instances where a medical problem is affecting eyesight. Age can significantly contribute to the development of this excess eyelid skin.
The excess eyelid skin is found around the upper eyelids but the lower lids may also have excess skin. The skin can obstruct vision or appear unsightly, giving a tired or sad look to your appearance.
Medical problems associated with the sagging skin of eyelids potentially result in the obstruction of the visual field, dry eye syndrome or lower eyelid malposition.
Blepharoplasty surgery removes the skin and corrects the appearance giving you a fresh, brighter look!
Blepharoplasty surgery is a relatively quick procedure, with the operation time being only 40 minutes. This ensures that the procedure will be day surgery, and you’ll be able to start recovering at home.
Most patients will take 24 hours to fully recover from the effects of the anaesthesia used during surgery.
Full recovery from bruising and swelling usually takes about 1 week. Healing times can vary from individual to individual.
Guidelines for a safe, quick recovery include;
If you’re interested in this procedure, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our clinic today for general enquiries or to book a consultation session.
Dr Peter Girardi is a cosmetic surgery specialist
If you have any questions or queries regarding blepharoplasty