Eye Bags (Blepharoplasty):
Eye bags, swelling of upper or lower eyelid give a dull appearance to the eyes thus making the individual look older, tired and sleepy. The swelling can get worse after waking up from sleep. For upper Blepharoplasty, the procedure involves excision of excess skin and far. Fat removal is essential to avoid XX. As for the lower blepharoplasty, there is no need for external incisions for younger individuals as the eye bags is caused by mainly excess fat therefore a Transconjutival Approach from behind the eyelid. This is an excellent approach which leaves no visible scarring. (please see video)
For older patients where skin is sagging and folds are present around the eyes (crow’s feet), excision of excess skin, fat and muscle tightness is essential to offer patients satisfactory results.
Following Blepharoplasty, recovery time is usually within a week and patients can then return to work. Before undergoing surgery, all patients should full pre medical assessment and should have realistic expectations. Patients will look younger, fresher ( or have) and patients eyes will look slightly larger.
As understood and week known for any cosmetic procedure on the body whether referring to a Face Lift, Tummy Tuck, or other, final results will take several months. Therefore, patients should be patient after cosmetic surgery. If patients require or need a secondary procedure, then this is decided and done after one year.