Often hailed as ‘the windows of the soul’ many people seek cosmetic eyelid surgery (or eyelid correction) because during the aging process the region around your eyes shows the effects of ageing much sooner than other areas.
Upper eyelid surgery (upper blepharoplasty) is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes fat deposits, excess tissue, or muscle from the upper eyelids to improve the appearance of the eyes. Blepharoplasty can be done to correct ptosis (sagging eyelids), remove fatty bulges around the eyes, and eliminate hanging skin from the eyelids. For people who feel that their eyes seem ‘hooded’, old or tired, upper eyelid surgery is a very effective procedure that can restore a more youthful appearance and can be performed alongside other facial cosmetic surgery procedures.
Upper eyelid surgery is a straightforward, commonly performed procedure Lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes fat deposits, excess tissue, or muscle from the eyelids to improve the appearance of the eyes. As you age, the skin around your eyes loses its elasticity and you may develop deep creases under your lower lids.
Your muscles in this area may also slacken so that any fat bulges forward and creates a “baggy” appearance. Lower eyelid surgery can remove the excess skin, fat, or both, from around your eyes to create a more youthful appearance. At Secret Surgery Ltd, we understand just how important it is for so many of our patients to feel good about the way they look and feel. The benefits of cosmetic eye surgery range from a refreshed appearance, more youthful appearance, to improved vision for some patients.
Am I a candidate for Eyelid Correction
People over 35 years of age are normally candidates for cosmetic eye surgery, though younger people may undergo blepharoplasty if they have droopy eyelids and/or large under-eye bags. Over half of all blepharoplasty patients are over 50 years old. It is not unusual for both men and women to undergo upper and lower eyelid surgery.
An upper eyelid operation may be suitable for you if you are bothered by:
A lower eyelid surgery operation may be suitable for you if you are bothered by:
Your skilled cosmetic surgeon will ask you about your health during the consultation. Make sure you tell him or her about any medical condition you have so that you and your surgeon can make the best choice prior to a cosmetic eye operation. If you are considering cosmetic surgery but are being treated for or are concerned that you may be suffering from any of the underlying medical conditions discuss your concerns with your own doctor beforehand.
Preparing for cosmetic Eye Surgery
At Secret Surgery Ltd, preparation is a fundamental part our patient pathway. We strive to ensure that your health and well being needs are met throughout your experience with our dedicated team of professionals. Prior to surgery you may be asked by our qualified medical staff to:
In addition, you will be asked to sign consent forms to assure your cosmetic surgeon that you fully understand the procedure that you will undergo and any potential risks, complications and side effects associated with cosmetic eye surgery. You will also receive special instructions prior to surgery which include:
Cosmetic Eye Surgery Procedure Steps
Cosmetic eye surgery is a highly individualized procedure achieved through a variety of incision patterns and techniques. The appropriate technique for your individual case will be determined with your Cosmetic Surgeon in Poland. Please watch the video animation below to have an understanding of how the procedure may be performed:
Cosmetic Eye Surgery Procedure Steps
Cosmetic eye surgery recovery times will vary patient by patient and by the extent of the surgery performed. Healing time after surgery depends on a patient’s physical and emotional health and their response to surgery. The rate of recovery also depends on the quality of a patient’s after care which of course we pride ourselves on highly at Secret Surgery Ltd. You will be able to wear make up again after about two weeks, and return to sports and physical activities after three to four weeks. It is very important to avoid strong sunlight during your surgery recovery time, as the skin around the eyes will be even more sensitive than usual. Wear a sun cream with a very high SPF, sunglasses and hats for six to eight weeks after your upper eyelid surgery.
During your stay in Poland, Your Medical team will advise you of the following;
Cosmetic Eye Surgery Effects and Surgery Risks
The decision to have cosmetic surgery is an exceptionally personal one and you will have to decide if the surgery will achieve your goals and expectations. Risks and potential complications are possible and it is advised that you discuss these in detail with your cosmetic surgeon in Poland who is medically qualified to answer your questions.
Cosmetic Eye Surgery Results
The results of cosmetic eye surgery are immediately visible. Over time post-surgical swelling will subside and resolve, and incision lines will gradually refine in appearance. Patients experience an immediate satisfaction at their results, and experience fulfilment in self-confidence and an improved facial profile.
“I’m delighted with the feedback through satisfied Secret Surgery Ltd patients that report of the many benefits they experience as a result of cosmetic eye surgery. Information and research is key to you making a well researched and fully informed decision, that’s why we warmly welcome you to join our community of patients who can relay their own firsthand experience of this procedure to you to help you gather information.”