BLEPHAROPLASTY or eyelid surgery

The upper and lower eyelids are a very important part of the face, they reflect our emotions and also form the part of the face but quickly shows signs of aging, skin loses elasticity and tone, may be present in fat pads and lower eyelids skin giving a picture hanging in the face of fatigue, seeing little expressive.

These changes begin to occur among the 35 early and between 40 and 55 years as the average range. Not only cosmetic changes but vision problems and visual approach.

Blepharoplasty is eyelid surgery which will provide not only aesthetic changes but also improvement in function of the eyelids.

There are several techniques for blepharoplasty, the most common is the sagging skin is removed, the incision or cut is made at the sulcus or fold eyelid making it very visible, there are other cases where it is necessary to remove pockets of fat in the eyelids lower in other cases you need to remove parts of the muscle, etc.. The important thing to remember is that each case is unique as the physical exam is important to know that each patient needs exactly technical. Often this surgery is accompanied by a facelift, if the case warrants.

After surgery, the lids are placed on a special adhesive tape skin color to help prevent swelling and purple for 4 days, after which the sutures are removed.

For the surgery to be performed all laboratory tests and cardiac evaluation for suspected patients must be healthy.

This is an outpatient procedure, does not need more than 1 or 2 days off, anesthesia can be local or sedation if the patient prefers. The length of surgery varies from 30 minutes to 1 hour.

This procedure can be performed in the clinic or office appropriate with this level is keeping the necessary safety and reduce surgical risks. The patient can go home and follow the directions of relative rest and take medication to prevent pain and inflammation.


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