Also known as Blepharoplasty or Eye Lid Reduction
Blepharoplasty, also known as eye bag removal or eyelid reduction surgery, is surgery used to correct puffiness around the eye region, by removing excess skin and fat. Puffiness includes hooded and droopy eyelids, as well as eye bags and tear troughs.
A person’s perceived need for blepharoplasty is dependent on various factors. These include:
As we get older, our skin loses its elasticity, causing sagging, wrinkles and loose skin. Combined with a busy life that keeps us up longer than we’d like to be, tiredness can cause the blood vessels underneath our eyes to dilate, giving bags that darkened tone.
This can make the face appear older, drained and in need of some TLC.
Eye bags can also be caused by:
This can create feelings of self-consciousness and unhappiness with one’s appearance. Therefore, people may look to reduce these problems through blepharoplasty.
You will be put under general or local anaesthetic to ensure you don’t experience any pain during your surgery.
Upper Eyelid Surgery: The surgeon makes tiny incisions across the crease of the upper eyelid and delicately separates the skin from the tissue underneath. They then take out or adjust fatty issue and tighten the muscles for a refreshed look that is smooth and without lines and wrinkles. Any scarring will be hidden in the eyelid fold, so is not visible.
Lower Eyelid Surgery: The surgeon makes an incision along the lower eyelid and removes additional fat (the eye bags), before stretching the area for an even finish.
The Benefits of Blepharoplasty Include: