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Blepharoplasty

About Blepharoplasty

About Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty is a type of surgery that is done to repair droopy and saggy eyelids. The lower part of the eyes has excess skin and is filled with fat. Therefore, excess fat is what needs to be removed through a surgery called blepharoplasty. It not only makes one look aged but may also affect vision.

This blepharoplasty surgery can help eliminate or reduce sagginess and make your eyes look younger and free you from vision problems.

Why is it done?

Why is it done?

Blepharoplasty surgery is necessary for people who due to droopy eyelids suffer from visionary problems. The surgery can help remove the excess fat tissues from the upper eyelids thereby improving vision. 

Blepharoplasty is an option for people who have:

Risk involved

Risk involved

Every surgery comes with certain risks associated with it. But not every individual will have the risks and side effects of the surgery. Following are some common risks of eyelid surgery:

Preparing for the surgery

Preparing for the surgery

Before the procedure

During the procedure

Depending on the position where the patient requires surgery, the doctor will cut along the fold of that eyelid. If for example surgery is required on the upper and lower eyelids the surgeon will start working on the upper lid first and then go ahead with the lower eyelid. All excess fat, muscles, and sagging skin is removed and the cut is closed

After the procedure

After surgery, the patient is asked to take some time to recover in the hospital so that the doctors are also able to analyze and monitor for any side effects or complications.

Take-away from the surgery

Once the surgery is completed there are a few temporary things that a patient might experience.