With increasing age and the effect of gravity, eyebrows, upper and lower eyelids develop loose skins, excess skin and sagging and also fat tissues in the eyelids develop frontward baggy structures. This causes the deformation of the aesthetic look and also drooping upper eyelids falls on eyes and thus may prevent the person’s vision.
Age for Operation
People over 30 who have drooping and bagged upper and lower eyelids.
In the interview, your complaints about your eyelids and expectations after the operation are primarily evaluated.
Depending on the current complaints of the person, only upper or lower eyelids or lower eyelids or both lower and upper eyelids can be operated at the same time.
When you decide for the operation, my assistant will plan the suitable day for operation.
Preparation for Operation
You should stop taking aspirin and its derivatives one week before the operation. (Do not stop taking the medication you permanently use without consulting your doctor).
It is recommended not to smoke for a while before and after the operation.
Do not eat or drink anything 6 hours before the operation if you will be under general anesthesia.
Be present at the hospital about one hour before the operation.
When you come to the room reserved for you, you may be given an oral drug if you want, it will relax you.
Excess skin is removed through the eyelid plastic surgery and also the membrane in front of the bagged fat tissue is strengthened, if necessary, the excess fat tissue is removed. In this way, you’ll both have a beautiful look and your vision will be restored. The operation is performed over the bend line of upper eyelid, just under the eyelashes in the lower eyelids, thus the scars of operation are not visible and is hidden. The operation is performed under hospital conditions, under the supervision of the anesthesiologist and in the operating room.
Type of Anesthesia
Local anesthesia and intravenous sedation (narcotizing through vascular access) methods are preferred.
Duration of Operation
Upper eyelid operation lasts about 40 minutes and lower eyelid operation lasts 1 hour.
It is possible to go back home on the same day. The early period after operation is generally easy. There may be swelling around the eyes. The stitches are removed 3-5 days later. The operation gives good results. The patient can go back to work 5 days later. If he uses contact lenses, he can put them on 1 week later.
After the third week, you’ll notice and enjoy the new shape on your face gained by operation.