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Eyelid Aesthetics

What is Eyelid Aesthetics?

Eyelid aesthetics is general name of the procedures where excessive, sagged skin and subcutaneous fat tissue which creates bags are removed and repaired. Eyelid aesthetics may also be called as blepharoplasty.

What problems does sagged and bagged eyelid create? 

Sagged, lowered upper eyelid and swollen  eye bags gives the individual a tired and sad expression. Such tired and old expression is dominant on the face even when general status of the face is well. Because our eyes create a basis for our facial expression.

How does eyelid age?

Sagged eyelids or significant lower eyelid bags are hereditary for some people, and this appears in younger ages. In most of the people, the process develops with aging. Eyelid skin is short and tight in young people. Upper eyelid skin become loose by aging and creates a second layer in time by flexing.  In serious cases, such skin fold extends up to eyelash roots and even  field of vision is obstructed by this excessive skin . Since such serious folds will create the requirement to lift the eyelids much, they make the individual tired all the day; however, Peoples are not aware of this because it develops slowly. Lower eyelid skin also gets loose and sagging; wrinkles and skin bags appear. In addition to the skin loosening, fat pads around the eyeball also become prominent and create bulging.

In which ages are eyelid aesthetics performed?

Eyelid aesthetics (Blepharoplasty) is generally needed in between 30 and 40 years of age; and if the remaining part of the face is in good condition, it efficiently makes the face younger. During older ages, blepharoplasty (eyelid aesthetics) may be performed with the procedures such as mid-face lifting, eyebrow lifting and forehead lifting or complete face lifting to make the face younger.

How is Eyelid Aesthetics performed?

Eyelid aesthetics is generally performed under local anesthesia. Sedative agents are given to the patient in order to relax him/her so that she/he can have a painless and stressless surgery. Blepharoplasty (eyelid aesthetics) can be conducted with surgeries such as mid-face lifting, eyebrow lifting and forehead lifting in order to all face to be rejuvenated in the elderly ages.

What are the new applications in eyelid aesthetics?

Replacement of tissue deficiency  have been much more preferred rather than removing subcutaneous tissues and fats in eyelid aesthetics recently. Because, it has been concluded that lower lid bag is due to lose of subcutaneous tissue at transition zone between lower lid and face  and at the corner  between nose and eyes which is called tear trough, when lower lid  bags are looked into carefully. Such problems are treated much more easily and naturally with fillers and fat injections instead of removing tissue.

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