The loosening and loss of skin consistency in the upper eyelid area, which results in the folding and hanging the excess skin of the eyelid and protrusion of fat in the form of a puffy upper eyelid, is treated by blepharoplasty. Sometimes, the excess skin in the upper eyelid is actually caused by drooping eyebrows and forehead, which should first be examined by an eyelid specialist surgeon.
In appearance, the symptoms of excess skin and puffy lids can cause a sense of heaviness on the eye. The upper field of vision is sometimes limited. In some cases, the eyebrows and forehead drooping exacerbate the above mentioned symptoms.
Blepharoplasty involves the delicate removal of excess skins and adjustment of the intra-eyelid lipids. The two upper eyelids together and the two lower eyelids can be operated together. However, the puffiness of the upper and lower eyelids is operated simultaneously. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia. In some cases, other surgical procedures are required simultaneously with the blepharoplasty such as eyebrow lifting, eyebrow fixation, lacrimal gland fixation, lipid transplantation, injection of fat, and especially simultaneous ptosis (eyelid drooping) surgery.
It is also sometimes necessary to first or simultaneously correct the drooping of the eyebrows and forehead with the endoscopic brow lift method. In young people, the excess skin of the eyelid sometimes disappears following the brow lift surgery and blepharoplasty will be no longer need. Eyelid cosmetic surgery can be done with a laser or other devices. However, the use of radio waves apparatus is the latest incision tool in facial cosmetic surgeries. In the event of drooping of the external part of the eyebrows and not-performing of brow lift, Botox injection will be required after the blepharoplasty.
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