Over the years, the upper and lower eyelids of the human face begins to sag and develop wrinkles or bags in the lower eyelids making the person look tired, unhappy and older than they actually are. this situation can also lead to vision problems by disrupting the viewpoint.
Blepharoplasty is the name given to operations performed to eliminate deformations such as sagging, loosening and bagging that occur for any reason in the upper and lower eyelids.
Among the factors that causes problems in the eyelids are genetic factors, age, smoking, alcohol addiction, impaired sleep patterns, frequent crying and long-term use of antidepressant-derived drugs.
The age of blepharoplasty may vary depending on the cause. Genetic problems can be operated after the twenties and age-related problems from the thirties. In children with congenital functional eyelid problems, surgery should be performed until the age of six.
How to Perform Eyelid Aesthetics?
The operation is usually performed with local anesthesia (only by anesthetizing the area around the eyes) and sedation (sedatives). General anesthesia may be preferred according to the patient’s condition. The operation takes an average of 1 hour. The patient can go home on the same day.
During surgery, incisions are made through the natural lines of the upper eyelids and just below the eyelashes in the lower eyelids. By entering the incisions, the herniated adipose tissue is corrected and the excess muscle and skin tissue is removed. It is based on the protection of adipose tissue as much as possible without removing it.