Eyelid Surgery - Blepharoplasty

Excess eyelid skin or fatty tissue under the eyes can only be effectively removed by upper and lower eyelid surgery called blepharoplasty or eyelid lift. It is a surgical procedure that corrects drooping eyelids and involve the removal of excess skin, muscle, and fat. As you age, your eyelids stretch and the muscles that support them weaken. As a result, excess fat can accumulate above and below your eyelids, leading to drooping eyebrows, sagging upper eyelids, and bags under the eyes.
Severely sagging skin around the eyes not only makes you look older, but can also limit your lateral vision (peripheral vision), especially in the upper and outer portions of your field of vision. Blepharoplasty can reduce or eliminate these vision problems and make your eyes appear younger and more alert.

Surgery of The Upper Eyelids

This is a procedure performed through micro incisions on the natural crease of the upper eyelids to remove age-related or hereditary skin and excess fat. The goal of this procedure is to give patients a more rested and rejuvenated appearance.

Surgery of The Lower Eyelids

It is a procedure performed to remove bags under the eyes. It is performed through an external incision along the lash line, effectively avoiding scarring.
In cases where patients suffer from both droopy upper eyelids and bags under the eyes, upper and lower eyelid surgery abroad can be performed simultaneously as a combined procedure.

Almond Eye Surgery - Canthoplasty

Almond eye surgery is an aesthetic procedure that gives you slanted and larger eyes like almonds because the eye is pulled up slightly, giving you an energetic and charming look.

Almond eye surgery is performed by making internal incisions on the inside of the eyelid. This surgery can be performed on anyone over the age of 18. We especially recommend this treatment to those who suffer from drooping eyes, bags under the eyes and drooping eyelids.

After the eye area is anesthetized, the eyes are lifted up with medical sutures. After harvesting almond eyes, medical sutures are fixed on the bone membrane and 3-4 sutures are placed. Since these sutures are hidden between the follicles, they are not visible after the surgery. The stitches are removed 1 week later and you can gradually start wearing makeup.

Before The Procedure

Preparations for eyelid surgery or almond eye surgery are similar to preparations for any other type of surgery.
Before the operation the necessary medical examinations will be made.

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Smoking cessation is strongly recommended as it delays wound healing and may prolong the overall postoperative recovery time. Patients must also stop smoking after the surgery as cigarettes cause the fat cells to die faster and slow the healing time. Contraceptives must be stopped.

Stop taking all diet pills at least 2 weeks before. They can cause complications related to blood pressure, blood clotting, heart rate and breathing. Do not take any medications without your doctor's permission.

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Stop using makeup at least 1 week before. Chemicals are dangerous to your skin with open incisions and your healing period. Aspirin, herbal teas, vitamins and blood thinners should no longer be taken as they can affect blood clotting.

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Please do not drink alcohol 48 hours prior to surgery. Please remove your nail polish as oxygen levels can be measured on your nails.

- 8 Hours

Do not eat or drink anything for 8 hours prior to surgery.

Prefer clothes that do not have to be pulled over your head (button-down pants, zip-up shirts, sweatpants, etc.)

Take off your contact lenses, jewelry and wigs before the operation.

Treatment Details

Surgical Scar None
Duration + 1-2 Hours
Type Of Anesthesia General anesthesia or Local anesthesia
Risk Adverse reaction to anesthesia.
Fluid accumulation beneath the skin (seroma).
Blurred vision from the ointment applied to your eyes
Watery eyes
Sensitivity to light
Double vision
Swollen, numb eyelids
Swelling and bruising similar to black eyes
Pain or discomfort
Side Effect Bruising
Allergic reaction
Recovery Time The healing processes take place in the following period:
- 2 to 3 weeks
Bruising and swelling are usually gone

- 1 to 3 months the shape and appearance of the eyes continue to improves
- 12 months healing is completed

Most people feel ready to go back out in public and work after about 10 to 14 days.
Patients usually experience very little pain and require only occasional over-the-counter pain relievers.

Some patients report mild eye dryness for a few days after surgery and may need to use artificial tears during this time.

The stitches usually dissolve within 10 days.

After The Operation

After surgery, your doctor will likely prescribe pain medication. You may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, and bruising. This is all normal.

Like most surgical procedures on the eyelids, almond eyes and eyelid surgeries has a generally comfortable recovery.

In some cases, there may be a change in vision, but this is temporary and normal vision can be restored without medical intervention.

You should put as little strain on your eyes as possible after surgery, such as not staring at your cell phone, reading, or watching TV. Contact lenses should not be worn for several weeks after surgery.

Your doctor will suggest that you take the following steps after surgery:

  • Place ice packs on your eyes for 10 minutes every hour the night after surgery. Place ice packs on your eyes four to five times a day the next day.
  • Gently clean your eyelids and use prescribed eye drops or ointments.
  • Avoid exertion, heavy lifting, and swimming for one week.
  • Avoid strenuous activities, such as aerobics and jogging, for one week.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes.
  • If you wear contact lenses, do not put them in for about two weeks after surgery.
  • Wear dark-tinted sunglasses to protect the skin of your eyelids from the sun and wind.
  • Sleep with your head higher than your chest for a few days.
  • Apply cool compresses to reduce swelling.
  • Return to the doctor's office after a few days to have the stitches removed, if necessary.
  • Avoid aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), naproxen sodium (Aleve, others), naproxen (Naprosyn), and other medicines or herbal preparations that can increase bleeding for about a week.