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Blepharoplasty

This type of surgery improves the appearance of the eyelids , usually aesthetic defects that are hereditary, for example if a family member suffered the problem ( look baggy eyes), it is why the operation can be done at a young age or in maturity.

It is one of the most common operations.

Indicaciones

Sloughing , especially upper eyelids.
Lump or fat bags especially lower eyelids.
Tired and sad eyes.
Dark circles can not lead to a surgery.

From the age of 20 and on.
It depends on race, and heredity.

A week before Avoid intense sun exposure.
Avoid the intense cold.
Give up smoking.
No curl or dye eyelashes.

Intervention
From 1 to 2 hours.
Upper eyelids 1 hour.
Eyelids less than 1 to 1.5 hours.

Anesthesia
Local most times.
Local sedation.
General when associated with other procedures.

Incisions
Upper eyelid in the natural crease.
Lower eyelid under the eyelashes or inside.

Hospitalization
Not necesary.
Usually from 4-6 hrs in recovery.
Minor discomfort.

Postoperative
Swelling from 1-2 weeks.
Bruises by 1 to 2 weeks.
Tearing and crusting for 3 days.
Itchiness and redness for 5 days.
Taking off the Points at the 5th day.

Results
Visible results 1 month after the surgery.
Final results after 3 months.
Little noticeable scars.
It does not change facial expressions.
Natural and fresh face results.
Improves the appearance of a tired face.
Crow's feet may need additional treatment of botulinum toxin.
Palpebral bags can regrow after 15 years

Care
Bandage on both eyes for 4 hours.
Micro pore patches for 5 days.
Cold packs for 3 days.
6 days rest. Return to work between 8 and 12 days.
Makeup 8 days after.
Antibiotic for 7 days .
Painkiller for 3 days.
Eyedrops for 1 week.
Avoid direct sun baths for 1 month.
Exercise 3 weeks after.

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