Procedures Surgical – Blepharoplasty

What is it blepharoplasty?

Is plastic surgery of the eyelids. The eyelids are very important aesthetic structures in the region of the eye. In the aging process, their delicate tissues undergo changes that alter the appearance of the individual.

What are the prerequisites, indications and purpose of blepharoplasty?


Surgery is indicated for the treatment of excess skin and fat that accumulates, usually after the age of 30 years, the eyelids giving an appearance of fatigue. The surgery is aimed at rejuvenating the region seeking a look younger and healthier. The resulting scars are imperceptible, hidden in the lid Groove.

How is post-operative of blepharoplasty?

The post-operative is painless and recommends the use of cold compresses to reduce swelling during the first week. The stitches are removed about 4 to 7 days. The back to work can happen after the first week and physical activities after 20 days approx. The use of makeup can be done after the withdrawal of points.
It is important to use sunglasses during exposure to natural light during the first month. The surgical result shown in 1 month, when the swelling is already pretty much reduced and the final result in 2 months.

How often this surgery is performed?

Eyelid surgery for aesthetic reasons is one of the most performed procedures worldwide and according to the American Society of plastic surgeons, they just stayed behind the silicone implants and liposuction.

Where do eyelid surgery?

It is worth remembering that this is a surgical procedure that involves risks, and therefore should be done in hospital environment, properly equipped with intensive care centre to which all occur with complete safety.

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