What kind of anaesthetics is used in Blepharoplasty?
It is made under local anaesthetics and sedation. In this way we will be able to reach relaxation, without tension or anxiety.
Is fat removal always required? What if my eyes are deep?
There are two kinds of eye ageing. Those patients who suffer from prolepses of their eye bags and therefore fat removal will be necessary and those who suffer from eye deep who will only need skin removal and a light modification of the muscular structure.
Will my eye bags appear again alter blepharoplasty?
In most of the cases the results are permanent. Eye bags appear because off at luxation and accumulation, therefore when you remove it they don’t normally appear again.
Can I have a blepharoplasty done if I have sight problems?
There is no problem because the eye itself is not touched.
If I use eye lenses, when can I use them again?
it depends on the swelling of the eyes, but normally you can use them in two weeks time.
Do I need hospitalization?
You will have to rest during a few hours in order to avoid changes in your arterial tension and possible hematoma. That is why we recommend to stay in hospital for the first night after the operation.
How long will the results last for?
Blepharoplasty produces a long lasting look rejuvenation. When this operation is done between the ages of 40-45 it is permanent.
How long will I have to work leave?
Normally you will need around 10 days so that swelling in eyelash is smoother. The first two days you will need sight rest.
Can I sunbathe?
You will have to Project your eyes with sunglasses during the first two weeks. Then you will have to use total sun screen so that skin does not get dark.
If I have prominent nasolabial Fonds and flaccidity can I also have a lifting?
Yes, in fact it it very common to combine them in order to look younger.
I have fallen eyelid, can it be corrected by blepharoplasty?
Yes, fallen eyelids is known as ptosis palpebral, something which is very common as we get older. It can be corrected through blepharoplasty and it consists on stretching the muscles and raising of higher eyelid.
How is intervention made in such a delicate zone?
The most important thing to be done is to be extremely careful with the eyelid structures. We have to define all the layers correctly. The important thing is this surgery is not what we remove but what is still there alter the operation.
Can crow’s feet be corrected?
Crow’s feet improve a lot after surgery. However, we also recommend a botox treatment in order to obtain better results.