Blepharoplasty surgery is the term used to describe the cosmetic surgery of the eyelids by a blepharoplasty doctor. It promotes a more younger look by “waking up” the sagging skin around the eyes. This Cosmetic surgery removes or lowers the extra fat and skin from one of the eyelids or both if needed. Drooping eyelids and puffy bags under the eyes can be correcting by this kind of cosmetic surgery. Blepharoplasty will not remove dark circles or crow’s feet.
Most of the time, the cosmetic surgery procedure requires the incisions to be made in the crease of your upper eyelids and then along the lash line of the lower eyelid. After separating the skin from the fat and muscle underneath, the surgeon will remove the unnecessary fat and, if necessary, excess skin as well. If the only thing you need is the fat to be removed from the lower lids, and have a fairly young, resilient skin, then a the surgery you need is transconjunctival blepharoplasty (the incision here is made inside the lower eyelid). A great source of information on what you need to consider and the risks involved before undergoing blepharoplasty surgery is SG Proeyelid.
After cosmetic surgery on your eyelids, it will take two or three days before you can read or watch TV, and you may be sensitive to light for several weeks. It is possible that you may have to go 24 hours or more not being able to see at all, until your bandages are removed. If you cannot cope with that idea, you may need to undergo the more time-consuming and expensive procedure of having each eye done at a different time.
Your surgeon can tell you if your drooping upper eye appearance is a result of dropped eyebrows. This cannot be repaired by cosmetic surgery on your eyelids; instead, a brow lift may be needed, which will raise your eyebrows while removing creases from your forehead.