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Blepharoplasty favors facial rejuvenation and improves the visual field
The operation lasts one hour and the results are visible from 2 to 4 weeks
It is important that an oculoplastic ophthalmologist perform it to preserve eye function.
Blepharoplasty is a minimally invasive operation that removes excess skin, and sometimes fat, from the eyelids. With this surgery we achieve periocular rejuvenation and improve the tired aspect of the face: the look recovers vitality and expressiveness, the eyes look bigger and the face has a younger and healthier appearance. In cases where there is an excess of very large skin and the eyelid limits the superior visual field, blepharoplasty also allows to recover the functionality of the eye.
The intervention is performed under local anesthesia and sedation, lasts approximately one hour and the patient can leave the clinic soon. To minimize the risks that this surgery can have on the eye, it is recommended that it be done by an oculoplastic ophthalmologist, who has the necessary medical and surgical knowledge to treat this area.
It is one of the most demanded face aesthetic surgeries today.
Anyone who wants to improve his facial appearance and have a good health can undergo a blepharoplasty
Before planning a blepharoplasty, it is necessary to attend a first visit with the oculoplastic ophthalmologist to make a diagnosis, determine the most appropriate technique and evaluate possible contraindications. This consultation has the following objectives:
Blepharoplasty is a minimally invasive and painless surgery that is performed on an outpatient basis, with local anaesthesia and sedation so that the patient is relaxed during the intervention. Requires advanced knowledge of the ocular anatomy.
The intervention can be of different types, depending on the eyelid to be involved (upper, lower or both) or the technique to be used (transconjunctival or subciliary).
The intervention lasts approximately one hour. The patient can leave the clinic after a short time and in complete safety, without the need for absolute rest.
The postoperative period of a blepharoplasty is usually quite bearable, but there are certain things to keep in mind:
The process and recovery time may vary in each patient and will depend on whether the patient has undergone upper, lower or both blepharoplasty. Even so, the recovery is usually quite fast and after a few weeks the patient will recover his appearance and will be able to return to work.
They should wait at least two or three weeks, even in some cases up to four weeks, to disappear the inflammation, edema and especially the purple, to perceive the results. From then on the scar is not perceived, the effects are maintained long term and the pockets of fat usually do not reappear.
During the hours or days after the surgery, the patient could have blurred vision, although he / she will be able to read and use electronic devices with a screen without problems, and make a normal life in peace. To apply make-up and re-use contact lenses one should wait, depending on whether it is a superior or inferior blepharoplasty, between 1 and 2 weeks. From the second week, you can resume physical exercise whenever your doctor indicates.
Wrinkles in the skin around the eye do not disappear with blepharoplasty, but our oculoplastic ophthalmologists specialize in complementary cosmetic techniques such as botulinium toxin to reduce or eliminate crow’s feet, wrinkles in the eyebrows and frontal wrinkles, or micro-needling of vitamins or hyaluronic acid to help regenerate collagen in the dermis and give a more youthful appearance to the skin.
The ophthalmologist specialized in ocular plastic surgery, in addition to providing good results at a cosmetic level, knows the anatomy of the eyeball and the eyelids and, above all, knows how to preserve the function of the eye. Putting yourself in the hands of professionals with the necessary medical and surgical knowledge to treat this area minimizes the risks during the intervention and the postoperative problems.
In addition to that, at the ICR we have the latest technology and emergency 24 hours, which makes it easier for patients to enjoy full availability by the centre whenever they need it.
The price will depend on the technique that the oculoplastic ophthalmologist, specialist in this type of intervention, assesses as more appropriate for the particular case of each patient. From the previous visit with the surgeon and the diagnostic tests a personalized budget will be made. In ICR we offer different financing options according to needs, contact us without obligation.
Our ophthalmologists have specialized training in ocular and facial plastic surgery. The department has extensive experience in repairing eyelid surgery and interventions on expression lines, which guarantees a comprehensive treatment of the eye and peripheral area without compromising its functions.
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