Blepharoplasty

Operation results:

  • Elimination of "bags" under the eyes, as well as the overhang of the upper eyelid skin, so eyes will look younger and healthier

  • Scars from blepharoplasty will disappear in the natural folds of the eyelids, making them completely invisible after surgery

Operation time
0,5-1,5 hours
Anesthesia
General or local anesthesia
Stationar
1 day
Rehabilitation
1-2 weeks
Result
Open, expressive eyes
indications and contraindications
  • Excess skin of the upper and lower eyelids (overhang)
  • Flexing of the upper and lower eyelid fat (so called fat "bags")
  • The wrinkles of the lower eyelids
  • Ptosed outer corners of the eyes
  • Deep wrinkles in the lower eyelids and around the eyes
  • Desire to change the form and shape of the eyes
  • High intraocularand pressure
  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Cataract
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diseases of the cardiovascular system. Severe somatic diseases
  • Diabetis
  • Oncological diseases
  • Сoagulopathy
Procedural steps

Preparation for surgery

  • The surgeon examines the patient's facial features (the structure of the facial muscles, bone structure, the symmetry of the eyebrows)

  • One must pass through general clinical analyzes

Operation

  • General o local anesthesia

  • The surgeon outlines the area of the skin where the excess will be removed from the upper and lower eyelid

  • The incision is made (in the natural crease of the upper eyelid, just below the lash line, of the lower eyelid), depending on the characteristics of the operation

  • Laser Application (in some cases)

  • Removing excess tissue, fat redistribution, eliminating hernia eyelids, puffiness

  • In some cases canthopexy carried out (lift lateral ligament of the lower eyelid)

  • Cosmetic suture overlaps with extremly thin atraumatic material on the eyelid skin. After that sterile strips «steri-strips» to the wound

The postoperative period

  • Sometimes there are bruises in the intervention area, which hold up to 2 weeks

  • In order to prevent their occurrence and to reduce swelling in the first two days after blepharoplasty cold compresses are recommended

  • Within 5-7 days are aimed to do physio treatments to prevent swelling and bruising eyelid

  • During the first 5 days it is recommended to use eye drops

  • The sutures are removed 4-5 days after surgery

  • During the first month one must avoid hevy loads that can cause additional bleeding (hot shower, torso, etc.).

  • During the first 2-4 months is necessary to observe the correct hydrating regime

  • All medical treatment during the rehabilitation period is performed only with doctor agreement

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Frequently Asked Questions
As a rule, blepharoplasty results stored for a long time. Often the removal of excess skin from the eyelids is performed only once in a lifetime. With age, the forehead may droop, which is why on the upper eyelid blotchy fold skin appears again. But in this case more suitable brow lift, other way the re-plastic upper eyelid is in second place. Lower blepharoplasty is most often used for correction of so called «fat bags» under the eyes - hernia, so its results are also visible almost immediately. Keep in touch with your plastic surgeon regularly. The same with checkups at your doctor and have assistance, if you notice a change in the places where they made a blepharoplasty. Do not be afraid to consult a doctor if you have any questions or concerns.
К счастью, серьезные осложнения после блефаропластики случаются не часто. Тем не менее, все хирургические операции несут определенную степень риска. Для блефаропластики характерны следующие осложнения: Гематома Выворот нижнего века (контракция или эктропион) Не смыкание век (обычно носит временный характер, 1-2 недели) Слезотечение (до 1 месяца) Длительный отек в области век (до 1 месяца) Видимые рубцы Асимметрия Инфекция Вы можете помочь минимизировать определенные риски, следуя инструкциям и советам вашего пластического хирурга.
Идеальными кандидатами для блефаропластики являются женщины и мужчины в возрасте 35-50 лет, без выраженных соматических патологий, некурящие, не злоупотребляющие алкоголем, и реально оценивающие возможные риски, а так же полученный результат. Однако, пластику век можно делать как в 30 лет, так и в 70, все зависит от индивидуального отношения пациента к своей внешности и его пожеланий.
В большинстве случаев блефаропластика не влияет на зрение пациента. При определенных опасениях со стороны пациента перед операцией показана консультация офтальмолога.
Да, конечно. Например, если есть показания то одновременно с блефаропластикой выполняется подтяжка лица и шеи или лба и средней трети лица.В этих случаях лицо будет выглядеть значительно моложе, а так же не будет никого дисбаланса между помолодевшей после операции областью век и оставшейся без изменений средней и другими частями лица и шеи.
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