Upper eye lid esthetics is the correction of sagging in eyelid and dropping in eyelid found in the eyelid. If there is herniation also in the fat pads around the eye, this can be treated during this procedure.
Resilience and dropping in the upper eyelid may occur due to aging, in relation genetic structure, due to collagen loss in the skin and with influence of the gravity.
Excesses of skin and that of muscles are removed and fat herniation are eliminated if any by means of an incision made from the line coinciding with the folding area of the upper eyelid. Since the procedure is performed on the eyelid folding line, surgery trace is almost not prominent.
No, the patient is not narcotized. Local anesthesia is ensured by numbing the area in which the procedure will be performed via small needles. If other surgical procedures such as face lift surgery, breast surgery etc. are planned in the same session, general anesthesia can be planned.
The removal of the excess of the upper eyelid lasts approximately thirty minutes. If there are fat pads in the patient the surgery may last totally one hour.
Swelling and bruises may take place in the eyelid after the upper eyelid surgeries. The healing of these swellings and bruises may last one to two weeks.
Following the upper eyelid esthetic applications, people may return to the professional and social life in five to seven days.
Following the upper eyelid esthetic applications, some traces which cannot be seen at first glance persist at the fold line of the eyelid. While these traces are red and apparent previously, they take the color of the skin with time and their prominences is reduced.