Because of age and other related changes, such as hereditary and environmental factors, the fragile skin of one’s lower eye lids and the skin in their upper eye lids often starts to droop, sag, or appear puffy, leading to a sad, aged or tried appearance. The upper and lower eyelid surgery also referred to as Blepharoplasty, can rejuvenate your eyes. Remember that these are the centre point of the human face, and, therefore, such an operation brings about a more rested and youthful appearance.
Ever heard of the eyelid lift? This surgical process involves removal of in order to remove or add fat to the eyelids. However, this is just a misconception since the Upper, and Lower Eyelid Surgery does not involve the lifting of the eyelid in any way.
Upper blepharoplasty procedure utilizes skin incisions to enable the removal of fat and skin. Then, the surgeon brings the skin together using a thin stitch creating an eyelid crease.
The Transconjunctival Approach
Lower eyelid surgery involves a direct skin incision below the lashline.it can also involve an incision from the inside part of the eyelid. This is called the transconjunctival approach. This method enables the specialist to access the fat in the eyelid with no visible incisions, and this makes the technique suitable for those patients who require fat removal or addition. If combined with the laser resurfacing, the technique can substantially reduce wrinkles and lines.
Popular among both Women and Men
The surgery is highly popular among both women and men for medical or cosmetic reasons. Some prefer to have the sagging, or underlying fat tissue be removed partly from both the lower and the upper lid if necessary, and the muscles of the lower lid are tightened and may be repositioned to have a better smoothing or blending of the junction formed by the lid and the chick. The incisions used are hidden well and covered in the upper eyelid crease in the upper eyelid surgery. In the case of a surgery on the lower eyelid, the incisions used are hidden well below the lashes or inside the eyelid.
The ideal people for such a procedure are the healthy with no major eye issues and are very realistic in the expected results of the operation. Many people who undergo this procedure achieve their cosmetic (aesthetic) goals and have their confidence and esteem boosted.
Maximum Benefits and Minimal Risks
This surgery can either be performed using the local an aesthesia or the general an aesthesia, and can take a minimum of one hour and a maximum of three hours. It is normally done within a surgical facility just like an outpatient procedure. A face lift or a forehead lift may be recommended sometimes, together with the surgery to realize a high-level cosmetic harmony between the lower face and the upper face.
Discoloration, bruising and swelling may occur but disappear within two or three weeks. To understand more about this Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery procedure, together with the possible risks, and recuperation, you should consult a certified surgeon.