Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) corrects the bulges
and wrinkles around your eyes, resulting in a more rested
and youthful appearance. It may also relieve the eyes
from the excess weight of redundant skin, leading to
less eye fatigue and an improved field of vision.
Eyelid surgery can also be performed on fairly young
individuals to correct hereditary heavy eyelids. This
type of surgery is also popular among people of oriental
The incisions are made along the natural folds of the
eyelids, where scars are least visible. The excess skin
and fat are then removed.
In many cases, the incision is completely hidden on
the inside of the lower lid and no sutures are used
Laser resurfacing is often combined with a lower lid
surgery to improve the tone of the lower lid skin, reduce
lines and wrinkles.For closure, absorbable sutures are
used. Immediately following surgery, you may experience
some tearing, itching, dryness, irritation, eyelid fatigue
||After - 5 Days Post Op
You may develop tiny pimples along the scar line. Do
not be alarmed. These symptoms tend to disappear within
a few days to a few weeks.
Because this operation is not carried out on the eye
itself, but on the eyelids, visual impairment is a very
remote possibility and has never occurred with Dr Deans.
If you have low brows, they are often corrected at
the same time as the eyelid surgery. The wrinkles at
the outer corner of your eyes (crow's- feet) and the
fine lines around your lower lids diminish but do not
disappear after surgery. However, these lines may be
improved with special skin treatments following surgery.
On the average, you are presentable and may return
to work one to two weeks after surgery. Your result
will continue to improve for at least six months following
surgery. You will look five to seven years younger following
surgery.... and you will maintain this age difference