Blepharoplasty in Dnipro

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is a type of plastic surgery to correct the appearance of the eyelids or, in simple words, eyelid lift. It can be performed on the lower or upper eyelid, or simultaneously on both. Blepharoplasty is used to eliminate various age-related changes, giving a patient a young and fresh appearance, as well as to change the natural shape of the eyes. The rejuvenating effect lasts up to 7-10 years.

What are the indications for blepharoplasty?

Indications for blepharoplasty may include the following:

  • Excess skin on an upper or lower eyelid, which can lead to a tired or aging appearance.
  • Bags under the eyes, which can create shadows and a tired appearance.
  • Drooping of an upper eyelid or tear gland, which can lead to a decreased visual function.
  • Turning of the eyelids.
  • A “fatty hernia” of the upper eyelid, which makes the eyelids appear swollen.
  • The nasolacrimal grooves are too distinct.
  • Overload of a lower eyelid, which can lead to irritation and discomfort.
  • Wrinkles in an eye area, which can create a tired or aging appearance.
  • Hereditary predisposition to early aging in an eye area.
  • Congenital eye defects, such as asymmetry.
  • Mechanical damage to an eye area.

Before undergoing blepharoplasty, a consultation with a plastic surgeon is necessary to evaluate the indications for surgery.

What are the contraindications for eyelid blepharoplasty?

Before prescribing blepharoplasty, your doctor will definitely consult you about contraindications. The main ones are:

  • serious lung, heart or kidney disease,
  • allergic reaction to anesthesia or medications used during surgery,
  • diabetes,
  • dry eyes,
  • increased intracranial pressure,
  • anemia,
  • inflammation of an eyelid or cornea,
  • problems with blood clotting,
  • infections or damage to an integrity of a skin in an eye area,
  • oncological diseases,
  • myopathy,
  • recovery period after any other eye surgery.

The doctor will tell you in more detail about possible contraindications during a consultation after collecting an anamnesis.

What are the types of blepharoplasty?

Depending on the area of ​​eyelid lift, the following types of blepharoplasty are distinguished:

  • An upper eyelid blepharoplasty (an upper blepharoplasty) is a procedure that removes excess skin and fatty tissue from the upper eyelid. It helps with drooping eyelids, loss of skin elasticity, deterioration of muscle tone, and eliminates a heavy and tired look.
  • A lower eyelid blepharoplasty (a lower blepharoplasty) is a surgery to remove excess skin and fatty tissue from the lower eyelid. It helps get rid of circles and bags under the eyes, bruises, deep wrinkles and various defects.
  • A circular or contour eyelift is a combined procedure to lift or correct the upper and lower eyelids simultaneously.

What are the methods of performing eyelid surgery?

In plastic surgery, there are two methods of eyelid surgery:

  • A traditional eyelid blepharoplasty, when the surgeon makes a small incision along the fold of skin in the eyelid area, removes excess skin and fatty tissue, and then applies stitches.
  • A laser blepharoplasty is a minimally invasive method using a laser scalpel. It’s used to eliminate wrinkles and sagging eyelids when excess skin is not too distinct. The method may not be effective when removing large volumes of skin and fatty tissue.

How is eyelid lift surgery performed at N1 Clinic?

During a consultation with a plastic surgeon, the required volume of intervention and the expected result, the cost of eyelid surgery are discussed, and a date is agreed upon.

You will need to undergo tests before surgery, which will be prescribed by your doctor.

On the day of the operation, you arrive at the clinic shortly before the operation for preparation. After you get to your room, an anesthesiologist is waiting for you to answer all your questions and making anesthesia.

The total duration of the surgery is from 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the volume of surgical intervention.

You leave the hospital on the same day, after the anesthesia wears off. Sutures after blepharoplasty are removed 4-5 days after the surgery. The primary effect can be noticed in 2-3 weeks, the final result is visible in a month.

What are the advantages of eyelid lift surgery at N1 Clinic in Dnipro?

At N1 Clinic, blepharoplasty is performed by a plastic surgeon with 30 years of experience. The doctor uses techniques that injure tissue minimally, which allows getting the total recovery and the desired result faster.

The surgery is performed in a modern operating room under high-quality anesthesia without consequences.

We will accommodate you in a comfortable room, where medical and administrative staff will provide all the necessary assistance and care.

Make an appointment with our specialist and regain your fresh and beautiful look.