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The eyes are the windows to the soul. They give us an impression of who we are and are often used to assess someone’s personality and personality traits. When you look in the mirror, you notice your eyes first. It’s the first thing people see, and it’s because they’re so crucial to our identity and our sense of self. When your eyes look tired, saggy or droopy, you may notice them first. However, the other features of your face can also affect how people perceive you. Eyelids can have a significant impact on your appearance, and that’s why you must consider blepharoplasty.

What Is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty is the surgical removal of excess skin from the upper eyelid; specifically, it’s the removal of fat and tissue (known as fibrous tissue) that has been pushed or bulged out of place by excess skin. This leads to vision impairment and disfigurement due to lines or folds around the eyes—especially if they’re not treated in time.

There are many different types of blepharoplasty. Some of them can be as simple as a one-step procedure, while others may require multiple steps and more time.

The main types of eyelid surgery include:

Lower Eyelid

It is not necessary to have an anesthetic for this type of eyelid surgery in most cases. The doctor will tighten the skin and muscles around the lower eyelid, which will help reduce bags under the eyes.

Double Eyelid

This surgery removes excess skin from upper and lower eyelids to create a more youthful appearance. It also helps with vision impairment due to sagging or drooping skin in this area.

Upper Eyelid

This type of eyelid surgery lifts unwanted fat and tissue from the upper lids. This results in a more youthful appearance for those who have lost their upper eyelids due to age or genetics.

The procedure can also help address other issues, such as saggy eyelids or excess body fat located in areas around the eye area, such as the forehead or chin area. In addition, some patients have reported reduced symptoms such as dryness, irritation or inflammation after undergoing this procedure.

Reasons to Consider Blepharoplasty

There are many reasons for a person to consider blepharoplasty. Here are four of them:

Saggy Eyelids

If your eyelids are saggy, they will look heavier than they should because they’re too much skin—and that’s not attractive! Eyelid surgery is an option for those who need it—and it’s a great way to improve your appearance and self-confidence!

Excess Skin

Excess skin on your face can make you look older than your age and make you feel self-conscious about how you look in public. Blepharoplasty can improve this area of concern so that you don’t have to worry about it anymore!

Vision Field Impairment

Lack of vision in one or both eyes is caused by trauma, disease or genetics (congenital). Sometimes, a person’s vision in one eye does not improve with age. Thus, surgery may be recommended to restore normal vision in both eyes. The most common procedures are blepharoplasty (lower lid surgery) and ptosis repair (upper lid surgery).

Blepharoplasty involves removing excess skin from the upper lids, while ptosis repair works on tightening skin on the lower lids. These procedures are typically performed together because they address similar concerns.

Fat Removal

The excess skin of the eyelids can be a source of embarrassment for some people, particularly those with loose or sagging skin under their eyes. If this is the case, it may be time to consider blepharoplasty. This removes some of the fat and skin that has grown over your eyelids. It can be performed on both eyes at once or individually. Your doctor may recommend that you undergo blepharoplasty if there is enough excess skin to warrant removing it.

The Blepharoplasty Procedure

Blepharoplasty is performed under local anesthesia. Local anesthesia numbs the area around the eyes so that you can still see and function normally while your doctor performs the procedure. After your doctor determines where they want to perform the procedure, they use stitches to close the incision and remove any excess tissue. However, recovery time varies based on individual factors such as age, health condition, and personal preference.

Do you think your eyes have always been beautiful? Do you feel like they could be even more beautiful? Maybe your eyelids are saggy and you want to make them tighter. Maybe you dislike the excess skin around your eyes. Perhaps you need to have fat taken from your lower eyelids removed, or maybe you feel like something is preventing you from seeing correctly in one of your eyes.

Learn More About Blepharoplasty

Whatever the case may be, Dr. Sarmela Sunder can help. She offers a wide range of cosmetic procedures for those who want to improve their vision, appearance, and quality of life. We know that remarkable results are possible with our treatments, and our careful evaluation process will ensure that we provide the best care possible while ensuring your safety and comfort throughout this process.

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