Eyes can be considered as the most expressive part of the face. Beautiful eyes are not only a mark of glamour but also good health. Eye contact is the most communicative non-verbal sign we have—so much that it sometimes conveys more about our thoughts and feelings than our words. There are different makeup tricks to make your eyes look bigger, smaller, closer to each other or wider etc.
Blepharoplasty is an efficient way to reduce the signs of age or stress from the eyes. Where, Eyes indicate age more than any other part of the face as well as show our sentiment when we use them to communicate with others. Blepharoplasty is usually done on an outpatient basis that includes fixing tired eyelids by removing surplus skin, muscle and fat. Blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery improves the clear perception of the upper eyelids and lower eyelids but In some cases, you might need only skin removed but not muscle — or you might need the procedure done on both upper and lower eyelids. It gives a rejuvenated appearance to the adjacent area of your eyes, making you look more vigilant.
Some of the important points to keep in mind before choosing blepharoplasty:
1. Be prepared for two separate operations because Upper eyelid surgery is often carried out separately from lower eyelid surgery, it cannot remove dark circles under the eyes.
2. If you are serious about undergoing surgery, you should try to quit smoking because smokers are at increased risk of complications.
3. Cosmetic eyelid surgery is a surgical procedure that is not medically necessary and is performed solely to improve your appearance. Other than People prefer more laser surgery rather than Blepharoplasty due to the reason of benefit of laser technique like Minimal bruising, swelling and discomfort shorter recovery period.
4. Some tenderness and minor swelling can be expected but will reduce rapidly and can be eased with painkillers. Laser eyelid surgery depending on the complexity of the procedure and the amount of work that needs to be done typically takes anywhere between one and three hours.
There are also other post operative risks like impaired eyelid function, scarring, infection, Dry, irritated eyes, pain and loss of sensitivity while surgery, tiny risk of blindness due to bleeding behind the eye. Before going through this procedure consult to eye doctor and plastic surgeons in your areas which can evaluate you for any medical problems related to your eyelids and also about how these risks apply to you.
Another important factor of Blepharoplasty is recovery. Follow some precautions for a week after the surgery; avoid straining, heavy lifting and swimming drinking alcoholic beverages, wearing any make-up, and using contact lenses, wear glares to protect the skin of your eyelids from sun and wind. You should also avoid watching television, playing video games or working on computer as these can cause you a lot of discomfort. Use only doctor-prescribed lubricant and follow their instruction properly.
Therefore, Try to know what’s involved in Blepharoplasty and after analyzing benefits and risks then decide if this procedure is a good option.
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