Blepharoplasty - Face Surgeries
Have you been dreaming of a bright look without cosmetics?
Of course, you know that the secret to the beauty and vitality of the face is the Eyes...the main gate to the person, which leaves the impression to those we deal with.
And it's not surprising that eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) is now one of the most common facial surgeries because the problems of the eyelids and their sagging that affect the appearance of the face and leave the impression of stress and sadness if there is a problem with them.
Not only this but also the problems of the eyelids and its sagging affect the vision to a great extent, where it hinders the circumference of vision, which negatively affects the power of eyesight and the patient's psychological state.
What are the eyelid problems that require eyelid surgery?
-A patient suffers from sagging, excess skin and fat on the upper eyelid.
-The presence of pockets under the eye and puffiness.
-Drooping and sagging in the lower eyelid.
-The presence of excess skin and lines around the eye.
Information on eyelid surgery:
* The patient must stop smoking at least two weeks before the operation due to the serious effect of smoking on wound healing.
* The patient who is a candidate for eyelid surgery is a patient who does not suffer from a serious illness or an eye infection that hinders wound healing.
* The process lasts about two hours and the recovery period is about a week.
* Anesthesia used the eyelids surgery is local anesthesia.
Why do we choose eyelid surgery?
We choose to go for cosmetic eyelid surgery to restore the youth and vitality of the eyes after the elimination of signs of aging, sagging and drooping eyelids, fine lines and puffiness around the eye.
You enjoy fresh, brighter eyes. It also recovers the visual strength of a patient who has suffered from vision blocking because of the sagging and drooping eyelids.
What are the types of eyelid surgeries?
1-Cosmetic surgery of the upper eyelid.
2-cosmetic surgery of the lower eyelid.
3-Cosmetic surgery of the eyelids together in the same process.
How is eyelid surgery performed?
1-The patient is subjected to local anesthesia.
2-Incisions are made and are performed next to the lashes line.
3-The required modifications are made to remove the sagging, fat or puffiness from the eyelid area.
4-The eyelids surgical openings are sutured cosmetically and the patient is committed to post-procedure instructions.
Post-eyelid surgery tips:
1-The patient is advised to avoid direct exposure to sunlight for at least 4 months.
2-The patient should avoid violent sports which require eye contact for a few weeks after the operation.
3-It is recommended to deal with prescribed medications from anti-inflammatory and other drugs to reduce swelling after the procedure.
4-Dr. Tarek Zayid advises for applying cold compresses on the eye to help to speed the healing and reduce swelling.
5-It is preferable not to use cosmetics around the eye in the first periods after the operation for about two weeks.