Blepharoplasty/ Eye Lid Surgery

Blepharoplasty/ Eye Lid Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Eye Lid Surgery/ Blepharoplasty in Gurgaon & Delhi

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Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery that corrects droopy eyelids also removes excess skin and fat. With ageing the eyelids stretches and due muscles weakness they drop down. As a result, excess fat may gather above and below the eyelids which causes sagging eyebrows, droopy upper lids and lower lids. As one gets older and the skin around the eyelids loses the strength to hold tight, sagging appears around the region. Severe sagging around the eyes can reduce peripheral vision especially the upper part. Blepharoplasty can correct the sagging and eliminate the vision problems by making the skin around the eyes appear younger.

Who need it?

Blepharoplasty may be considered as an option in following cases:

  • Baggy or droopy upper eyelids and excess skin in the lower eyelids
  • Excess skin of the upper eyelids that interferes with your peripheral vision
  • Bags under your eyes

One thing worth noting is that blepharoplasty can be performed with combination of other cosmetic surgery, like chin upliftment, rhinoplasty, brow lifting, skin surfacing etc for much better facial appearance.

What to expect?

Before blepharoplasty, the individual is injected with numbing medication in the eyelid region, a local anaesthesia. Few medications are also administered to relax the eyelids.During the procedure, minute and precise cuts are made with the help razor sharp medical tools. The excess skin and the fatty skin is removed from the upper and lower lids, and then the cut is closed.

On the lower lid, the surgeon makes a cut just below the lashes in your eye's natural crease or inside the lower lid. He or she removes or redistributes excess fat, muscle and sagging skin, and closes the cut. In certain cases, additional support is given to the eyebrows by using a process called Ptosis.Once, the surgery is over and the effect of the numbing agent gradually disappears, the patient start feeling the pain. The eyelids are closed and there is down time may be 3-4 days. After the surgery, the patient may feel swelling and bruising, blurred vision and watering of eyes. These side effects are mostly because of the medicine used and subsides gradually. It is advisable to remain under doctor’s observation for initial 2-3 days after the surgery.

Before scheduling blepharoplasty, patient has to meet a plastic surgeon and an eye specialist (ophthalmologist) to discuss:

  • Medical history: Surgeon will ask questions about previous surgeries and past or current conditions, such as dry eyes, glaucoma, allergies, circulatory problems, thyroid problems and diabetes.
  • Expectations from the surgery: Doctor will assess condition and patient’s requirement from surgery and will give the clear picture of what could be achieved post-surgery. An honest discussion of hopes and motivation for surgery will help set the stage for a satisfactory outcome.

Following process has to be considered while going for surgery

  • Complete physical examination of eyes: Surgeon will conduct physical examination and will include testing of tear production and measuring parts of eyelids.
  • vision examination: Doctor will examine eye power and will suggest if anything required.
  • Eyelid photography: Pictures of eyes will be taken from all possible angle. These photos help in planning the surgery, assessing its immediate and long-term effects, and supporting an insurance claim.

Most of the people are satisfied with the outcome post-surgery and are happy with the result of having a youthful appearance and more self-confidence. But, there are cases where the result achieved is not what desired and the patient feel dissatisfied. In many cases the result may last for a life time. For others, droopy eyelids may recur.

Benefits of Blepharoplasty

Blepharoplasty helps in improving the sagging skin around the eyelids and thus provide beautiful eyebrows. Apart form cosmetic use, it is also used to correct the vision which gets obstructed in old age because of sagging upper eyelid and bag in the lower eyelids. Blepharoplasty is also helpful when combined with other cosmetic surgeries.

Though the success rate of blepharoplasty is very high and there are occasional side effects, which includes dryness in eyes, difficulty in closing the eyelids, watery eyes, temporary blurred vision and irritation and itching the eyes. Although, these symptoms gradually disappear but if it persists for couple of days, one must consult the doctor.