Lower eyelid esthetics is a surgical procedure in which bags that become apparent under eye and skin prolapses are removed. Sometimes procedures to eliminate the excessive hollows under eye are performed for the people referring for this purpose.
Under eye bags become apparent due aging and genetic structures. Moreover, stretching and prolapses occur due to the collagen loss and due to the gravity.
In order to remove the under eye bags some part of fad ads are removed by lifting the skin and muscle by performing an incision just under the eye lashes. By spreading the remaining part on the chick excessive emptying is prevented. If there is an excess of skin, the excessive parts are removed by stretching the eyelid. In patient with collapses and holes under eye filling application can be done into the collapsed areas in order to obtain a younger appearance. Although fillings may be done with own fat of the person, hyaluronic acid fillings can be also used.
Lower eyelid applications are done under local or general anesthesia. If the surgery will be done under the general anesthesia, screenings in terms of blood levels, liver function tests, renal function tests, clothing values and contagious diseases by making blood analyses.
The status of the lungs is investigated by acquiring pulmonary X-ray films and the heart rhythm and cardiac status are investigated by taking electrocardiography (ECG). Furthermore, if the patient has an additional disease, tests concerning this disease are made and consultation are established from the concerning department about whether he or she has any status that will hinder the surgery if necessary.
The removal of the under eye bags and the excess of skin lasts for one to two hours. The filling applications performed in order to eliminate under eye collapses last for fifteen to thirty minutes.
In the lower eyelid esthetic applications, hospitalization is not required, patients are allowed to go home after the applications are terminated.
Swelling and bruises take place in the surgical applications and filling procedures. The healing of these swellings and bruises may last for one week.
Following the lower eyelid esthetic applications, people may return to the professional and social life in five to seven days.
Following the lower eyelid esthetic applications, some traces which cannot be seen at first glance persist at the lower boundary of the eyelashes. Although these traces are red and apparent previously, they take the color of the skin with time and their appearances is reduced.
The complete disappearance of the traces is not possible. However, slight traces which cannot be noticed at first glance persist.