What is Blepharoplasty Surgery?
Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is a type of cosmetic eye surgery that is performed to relieve puffiness in the lower, upper or both eyelids. With one to three hours of cosmetic eyelid surgery, tired, bloated and fallen eyelids can become attractive, lively and youthful eyes. Blepharoplasty will be most useful for people who are affected by the deposition of fat on the eyelids. The procedure is also used to rejuvenate the upper and lower eyelids, remove under eye bags and tighten loose skin around the eyes. 80% of patients who do blepharoplasty are women.
Blepharoplasty is one of the most common facial rejuvenation procedures that is usually performed on an outpatient basis and does not require hospitalization. In this procedure, the doctor cuts the area of the upper, lower, or both eyelids, then removes excess skin, excess fat and muscle around the eye, and improves the appearance of the person and gives them a younger and succulent look. This surgery is performed in a variety of ways, one of the most popular being laser eyelid surgery.
What should we know before surgery?
The appropriate Age for blepharoplasty depends on the type of surgery. In the first category, surgery is performed at a young age, in the second group at middle age and in the third group at the age of old, so depending on the type of problem, surgery can be performed even from the age of under 20 up to 80 years.
In upper eyelid surgery, the incision in the natural fold of the upper eyelid is given so that it is not recognizable. Then a portion of the eyelid skin is removed and then the subcutaneous tissues are removed with special care and delicacy if necessary. Lower eyelid surgery may be performed with or without skin incision. the cut line will be just below the eyelashes. In the other procedures that don’t need cut, a small incision is made at the inner surface of the eyelid, thereby removing the lowered eyelid fat. It should be noted that the surgeon chooses the type of surgery based on the patient's condition and the type of eyelid shapes. In general, in new methods, there is a greater tendency for lower eyelid surgery without skin incision, as well as new techniques to remove fat, remove fat, and place it in areas where there is a deficiency of fat, such as below the eyes. This minimizes removal of tissue. You can use cosmetics 7 to 10 days after surgery and You should avoid smoking before and after blepharoplasty.
The complications of Blepharoplasty Surgery
It is okay to hydrate your eyes after 2 hours, and you should also be at a 30 degree angle when lying in bed for the first few days. These are usually painless and resolve within the first 2 to 3 hours if they have any. Inflation rates vary in practice. Severe swelling and bruising usually resolve within the first two to three weeks. Moderate swelling is also corrected in the eyelid and face area after about three months. The end result of eyelid surgery is usually considered after 1 to 6 months.Other complications of blepharoplasty are:
Temporary inability to close the eyes completely
Anesthesia of the eyelids
Reduced visual acuity due to hemorrhage inside the eyelid and behind the eyeball
Infection and swelling of the eyelids
Double vision and transient blurry vision
No symmetry of the cutting site on either side
Excessive in corrective action
Benefits of blepharoplastyImproved field of view
Increase self-confidence by having a young and healthy appearance
Revitalize and renew the skin around the eyes
Correction of congenital problems
Correcting the spread of fat around the eye
Factors Affecting the Cost of BlepharoplastyTravelling to Iran
Hospital or clinic costs
The cost of drugs
The surgeon's wages
The cost of this surgery will depend on the upper, lower, or both eyelids.
The cost of doing this may vary from person to person.
other procedures such as eyebrow lift, facial lift, or Botox injection are also performed concurrently. These methods can also change the cost to you.
Blepharoplasty is one of the most common surgeries in Iran, and the Iranian plastic surgeons are performing it at a reasonable cost now in many Iranian hospitals, especially in Tehran. So if you want to have beautiful eyes, you can think of Iran as a good option for blepharoplasty.