Although eyelid plastic surgery is one of the most popular plastic surgery, substantially it is one of the most simple, easy, but difficult surgeries.
The reason that it is difficult in spite of its popularity is because the eye and eyelid is anatomically movable organs and everyone has different eye shape, so operation technique should be differentiated in accordance of their features.
The most risky action is to require eyelid operation looking as like a star or a friend.
As like fitted cloth, natural and fitted plastic surgery is the most successful surgery.
In other words, as like an excellent cook uses different knives depending on food materials but a poor cook uses 1 ~ 2 knives in every cooking, it is important to select and perform optimal operation technique by patients among various techniques.
Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids.
Surgery can be performed on either the upper and lower lids or both.
Whether you want to improve your appearance or are experiencing functional problems with your eyelids, eyelid surgery can rejuvenate the area surrounding your eyes.
CASES REQUIRING EYELID PLASTIC SURGERY
1. Looking small or feebale yes
2. Too sharp eyes
3. Loose skin around eyes with age
4. Round and short eyes, but too narrow glabella
5. A case necessary to enlarge eye size by extending both inside and outside eyes
Double eyelid surgery (Make upper eyelid to Double layer) Surgical methods
An eyelid surgery procedure includes the following steps:
Step 1 – Anesthesia
Medications are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure.
The choices include intravenous sedation or general
Step 2 – Incision method
1) For people with mono lidded eye or double lidded eyes that need more definition added to it.
2) Durable with permanent result and only has to be done.
However, the procedure is irreversible.
3) Suitable for eyelids with a little fat and sagging present
4) More control to produce symmetrical, precise results.
5) Slow recovery time
Step 3 – Closing the incisions
Eyelid incisions typically are closed with:
Your surgeon may suggest use of a laser or chemical peel to reduce discoloration of the lower eyelids.
or Non-Incision method
1) For people with mono lidded eyes.
2) Also known as the suture technique, this procedure produces temporary – lasting results but is a reversible procedure.
3) Suitable for eyelids without fat and sagging
4) Higher likelihood of asymmetrical results.
5) Fast recovery time.
Step 4 – See the results
The results of eyelid surgery will appear gradually as swelling and bruising subside to reveal a smooth, better-defined eyelid and surrounding region, and an alert and rejuvenated appearance.
Eyelid surgery recovery
You will be given specific instructions that may include how to care for your eyes, medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the potential for infection, specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your overall health, and when to follow-up with your plastic surgeon.
Initial healing may include some swelling, bruising, irritation or dry eyes, and discomfort that can be controlled with medication, cold compresses, and ointment. Irritation at the incision sites is also possible.
Be sure to ask your plastic surgeon specific questions about what you can expect during your individual recovery period.
You must practice diligent sun protection and use darkly tinted sunglasses until the healing process is fully complete.