What is Upper Eyelid Aesthetics?

Upper eyelids are structures that keep the eyeball constantly wet and moist, and also have a protective function. The corrosive effect of time; It manifests itself in the form of sagging on the upper eyelids. This sagging can only be in the form of excess skin, or it can be in the form of ‘muscle sagging (ptosis)’, which causes drooping of the eyelid and narrowing of the visual field.

What are the Consequences of Upper Eyelid Sagging?

Sagging of the upper eyelids is a condition in which facial aging is evident. Because the first noticed face area in visual contact between people is the eyes and the eye area. While sagging of the skin on the eyelid causes problems such as stupor and drowsiness when you constantly look at the same point (such as reading a book, watching TV, driving a car), in the presence of muscle sagging, the eyelid droops and the visual field narrows.

What is Upper Blepharoplasty?

Upper blepharoplasty is the name of the surgery in which the skin and muscle sagging of the upper eyelid is treated. This procedure can often be performed under local anesthesia and takes an average of 45 minutes. Sometimes only excess skin is removed, and if there is muscle sagging, this can be corrected simultaneously (plication). Ice application for the first 24 hours after surgery is extremely beneficial. It keeps edema and swelling under control. On the 5th day of the procedure, the person can return to his normal life and appearance.

What is Lower Eyelid Aesthetics?

The most important problem seen in the lower eyelids; bags under the eyes and accompanying wrinkles. This problem causes a situation that creates constant tiredness and negative visual energy in the person.

How Do Under-Eye Bags Occur?

The eye is our most important organ that connects us to the outside world. The eyeball is protected within a bony framework called the orbita. Between the eyeball and this bony socket, there are fat pads, which are located in such a way as to protect the eye from the hardness of the bone and absorb pressure. These fat pads are imprisoned in chambers called septum under a certain pressure. Sometimes structurally, a tear occurs in the septum and the fat pads herniate under the eye with the effect of pressure, forming under-eye bags.

How is Lower Eyelid Aesthetics Performed?

These fat pads are reached by incisions made from the eyelash line on the lower eyelid. The herniated part is cut off and the ruptured septum is repaired. While the skin is closed, the excess skin that causes wrinkles under the eyes is removed and the operation is terminated.

Since the lower eyelid is a very delicate area, the operation is performed under general anesthesia. The operation takes an average of 1 hour. It is appropriate for the patient to stay in the hospital for 1 night after the operation.

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