Correcting aged eyelids with the eye brows in normal position. Upper eyelids loose skin sags down to rest on the eyelashes. Eyelids lack definition, and difficulty with eye make up.
In the lower eyelids, loose wrinkling skin, bags and grooves are corrected. The eyes become the centre of attraction. Upper eyelids can be performed under local anaesthetic with or without sedation, while lower eyelids require a general anaesthetic day only procedure.
Upper eyelids – with ageing on excess of skin develops with loss of loss of definition, fullness, wrinkling, and difficulty applying make up, progressing to excess of skin resting on eyelashes, obstructing vision.
Procedure Day only procedure 1-1½ hours. Eyes covered for 2 hours, driven home, 5th day suture tape removed Cosmetic
BLEPHAROPLASTY SURGERY BEFORE & After Pictures
PATIENT 1A – BEFORE BLEPHAROPLASTY SURGERY
PATIENT 1B – AFTER BLEPHAROPLASTY SURGERY
In lower eyelids, loss of skin elasticity and slack muscles results in excesss of skin and fatty bags Procedure genreal anaesthetic, Day only, 2 hours, eyes covered 2 hours, then driven home, 5th day sutures and tape removed.
- Upper and lower eyelids.
- Staying in hospital overnight.
- General anaesthetic.
- 3-4 hour procedure.
- Sutures removed 5 days.
PATIENT 2A – BEFORE BLEPHAROPLASTY SURGERY
The recovery post blepharoplasty surgery is rather mild. The surgery is ambulatory, meaning that the patient is allowed to return home the same day of the surgery.