Women and men from the age of 40 maintaining a good facial structure but denoting an excess of skin or fat in the eyelids.
Comprehensive assessment of the vision and general state of health. Compilation of information on daily habits (smoker, allergies…)
From the collected data, we inform you of:
-Steps to be followed before the surgery: diet and habits to be taken into account.
Surgery in the operating room, with local anesthesia with less or greater sedation, depending on each patient, and it usually lasts between 1.5 hours.
Incisions are made in the limit of the natural crease of the upper eyelid, where the scar will be hidden. Subsequently, the bags of fat are located and the required quantity is resected. Afterwards, the scar is closed and protected with thin strips before removing the stitches.
An incision is made behind the eyelid to directly access the bags of fat and the required amount is resected. The procedure is finished with a small stitch or without suturing, according to the decision of the surgeon, because it is an area easy to close.
Admission to the clinic.
The patient can go home, with an anti-inflammatory treatment and eye drops. During this time it is advisable to place cold gauzes on the eyelids.
In the case of the Upper Blepharoplasty, the recovery corresponds to the time in which the stitches can be removed.
It is already possible to use makeup and to expose to the sun, with caution and sunscreen.
It is the usual time to recover a normal appearance, but not the final one, since the structures are positioned slowly all along several months.
Administrative manager at Tapia Institute.