What is Eyelid Surgery?
In today’s World with the advancement of technology the perfect beauty can be achieved without discriminating between women and men. Natural methods from past to present have been tried to fix the problem of eyelid sagging, such as alternative ointments or cosmetic products. Unfortunately, these products failed to achieve the desired results for good. Especially in older ages, sagging eyelids and recovery of the bags under the eyes is now possible.
Eyelid aesthetic surgery, the technical name for Blepharoplasty, is the intervention to the sagging of the skin that loses its elasticity due to aging. Blepharoplasty is the operation in which the excess tissue on top is removed and the eye area is tightened.
Turkey’s success in this regard is well known throughout the world. Almost all the cosmetic surgery operations in Turkey guarantees a 100% satisfaction. We as Estenbul Health will answer every question you could have about the eyelid surgery in this article.
In eyelid aesthetic operations, only lower eyelid aesthetics or only upper eyelid aesthetics or combined lower and upper eyelid aesthetics can be done together according to the needs and preference of the patient.
Although eyelid surgeries vary according to the procedure that will be performed, it takes an average of 45 minutes to 90 minutes. Eyelid aesthetic surgeries are performed with local anesthesia.
In which situations eyelid surgery is preferred?
Eyelid aesthetic surgeries are generally preferred in eliminating the effects of aging on the skin. In addition to this, it can also be preferred by people with low upper eyelid. Lines that usually appear at the edges of the eyes after the age of 30 and are called crowbars and they are one of the reasons why to get eyelid surgery, due to congenital or subsequent bagging under the eyes.
It is possible to obtain a youthful appearance, a more energetic posture and vitality after eyelid aesthetic surgery.
Is there a scar left after eyelid surgery?
Small scars after the incisions made in eyelid surgery, including lower and upper eyelids is expected to be visible. The healing time of the scars that will occur in these operations is related to the professionalism of the specialist who will perform the operation. Incisions made by professional doctors in the operations are the least obvious places. These scars become completely invisible after an average of 8 weeks.
Healing After Eyelid Surgery
Eyelid surgery is an operation performed by applying local anesthesia. As it is in all surgical interventions, it is normal to see slight bruising and edema formation and patients should be prepared for this situation.
On average, the bruising will be healed within 1 week after the operation. Afterwards, irritation and itching can be seen in the incision area. It is important not to itch these areas.
Mild pain is likely to be seen in the first 48 hours after the operation. In such cases, the physician’s recommended painkillers can relief the situation. Applying ice compresses periodically 48 hours will relieve the patient.
It is recommended to suspend watching television, using computers and reading books for the first week after eyelid surgery.
During the first 1 month after eyelid surgery, again as in all surgical interventions, patients are advised to paying attention to nutrition, avoiding smoking and alcohol, heavy and tiring sports activities.
When is eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) performed?
At what age should eyelid surgery be done is one of the most frequently asked questions in this regard. Firstly, it is important in what condition and for what purpose the eyelid surgery will be performed. Eyelid surgery is generally performed to eliminate the inevitable signs of aging and to have a more energetic, lively and confident look. The ideal age to have an eyelid surgery is after 30 years of age.
However, regardless of age, if the patient has bags under or around the eyes or if there are wrinkles and sagging, eyelid surgery can be done at the desired age.
The needs of those who decide to have eyelid surgery are determined first and as a result of this the operation is performed. For this reason, eyelid surgery is generally performed after a certain age. However, saying that eyelid surgery is can’t be performed before a certain age is not correct.
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Who are eligible for eyelid surgery?
- Patients who complain of sagging around the eyes due to aging,
- Patients with ow upper eyelid regardless of aging,
- Patients with crowbar lines around the eyes
- Patients with under-eye bags are suitable candidates for eyelid surgery.
How is upper eyelid surgery performed?
Upper eyelid surgery is usually preferred with patients who have a low eyelid or sagging skin that occurred on the upper eyelid. In upper eyelid surgical operation, a more and youthful appearance is obtained by cutting the excess skin tissue that causes the sagging is removed. Local anesthesia is applied starting the operation on the upper eyelid, the next process is that to make a small incision on the edge of the curve of the eye. After the operation, the incision scar will not be minimal and not easily visible.
How is lower eyelid surgery performed?
The lower eyelid surgery makes it possible to get rid of the the lines around the eyes from the bags formed under the eye and wrinkles. As it is in the upper eyelid operation the excess skin is removed with the help of a small incision.
Is the eyelid surgery permanent?
Eyelid surgery is one of the longest lasting ones among all aesthetic operations. Every aesthetic operation has a permanence time. Eyelid aesthetic operation. As in other aesthetic operations, permanence time is dependent on many factors, such as post-operative protection and whether if the operation is performed by a professional doctor.
The effects of the eyelid aesthetic surgery last approximately 8 to 10 years.
It is possible to answer that it is permanent within the year range. This period varies from patient to patient, in some cases it effect might last shorter and in some patients it may be permanent.
There are some precautions that can be taken to improve the results of the surgery or to prevent this problem. For example, a healthy diet, regularly doing sports activities, avoiding alcohol and cigarette consumption increases the permanence of the operation and it helps to delay the obvious signs of aging.
Eyelid Surgery Prices in 2023
Almost all the cosmetic surgeries are planned individually. Therefore, it will be important to know what procedures will be performed. There are also considerations such as the amount of sagging in the skin, whether there is a combined procedure, hospital and physician fees, etc.
It would not be right to claim that expensive clinics offer better results and to say that reasonably priced clinics produces yield unsuccessful results in eyelid operations.
Turkey is one of the most successful countries in this the world of cosmetic and plastic surgery and offer more successful results compared to other countries. However, it is not possible to give exact information for pricing since preliminary pricing for eyelid operations are made by specialist physicians who determine the price based on examination and complications if there are any. Although many clinics seem to offer a fixed price, these prices are likely to change afterwards. Since each individual is different their eyelid operation prices will be different, therefore, to offer a fixed price is both not possible and not right.
You can contact us to make an appointment to free preliminary examination and ask everything you wonder about arm eyelid surgery to health care professionals and our specialist physicians in this field in Turkey.