Usually, blepharoplasty, or better known as the eyelid surgery, is performed when you want to restore a few years of your youth. However, it can also be performed for medical reasons, and if you need an a help from good surgeon, you can try treating eye bag in Sydney by Dr Naveen Somia.
If you have droopy eyelids that make it a bit difficult for your eyes to open wide, or they pull down your lower lids, you might consider having the surgery. After having the excess fat and skin removed and tightened, you will be able to normally open your eyes, which will help your vision as well.
The eyelid surgery is usually performed if you have:
- Excess skin on the upper eyelids, since as it was mentioned, it might interfere with your vision
- Bags under the eyes
- Droopy or baggy upper eyelids
- Droopy lower eyelids, which may cause the white to be shown (iris)
- Excess skin on the lower eyelids
The eyelid surgery can also be performed together with another surgery, for example the brow-lift, skin resurfacing or even the face-lift procedure. Sometimes, the insurance might cover the cost, but that all depend son the procedure you are having. If the surgery is only meant to improve your looks, then you will have to pay for it yourself; if it is for medical reasons, the insurers will cover it.
Eyelid surgery will surely help you look and feel better
Every surgical procedure will have its risks, and while they might be rare, you should still know them. You might encounter: infection and bleeding, difficulty closing your eyes, dry or irritated eyes, injury to eye muscles, noticeable scarring, skin discoloration, temporary blurred vision, and rarely loss of eyesight, the need to have a follow-up surgery.
You also have the risks that are usually associated with any surgery in general, this includes blood clots, cardiac and pulmonary complications, and reaction to anesthesia. If you have any other questions, you should have a consultation with your doctor, since he is obligated to give you all of the answers that you seek.
Men can also have cosmetic surgery
How to prepare?
This is something that you will know as soon as your first consultation is done. Sometimes, your doctor might ask you to lose weight or even stop smoking, in order for the eyelid surgery to be a success. Make sure to have all of the consultations needed before having the surgery.
Before you schedule the eyelid surgery, you will meet with the doctor and you will have to discuss several things, for example your medical history, and expectations. Make sure that you are 100% honest with your doctor, to prevent any unwanted side effects.
In addition, before the surgery, you will have a full physical and vision examination, and eyelid photography. This is necessary for the doctor to see which procedure needs to be done, and if you are a candidate for such surgery.
Many people undergo eyelid surgery and many of them are very satisfied with the results, but keep in mind that you need to keep your expectations down to earth. You need to find a good doctor, and have many consultations where you can ask him about all the details. Your doctor will explain the whole process of how to fix droopy eyelid and how to restore your youthful look.