Eyelid Surgery

About eye lid surgeryThis procedure generally improves the shape of the eyelids. The eyelid skin is the skeletal skin of the face and may be drastically affected by getting older.

Upper eyelids
In the ageing process skin stretches and overload under the influence of gravity, and create ‘hooding’. The stretched skin is removed under local anaesthesia and sedation.

Lower eyelids

Fat deposits behind the skin membrane of lower eyelid, cause the appearance of ‘bags’. The bags react to while removal of fat under the supervision of local anaesthesia and sedation.

Laser eyelid surgery

Laser treatment can be implemented instead of using blade to make the incisions necessary for eyelid surgery. Laser treatment causes less blood loss, and enhances recovery.

Procedure

Anesthesia is instructed for your comfort for the period of the eyelid surgical procedure. The options consist of intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. Your surgeon will advise the best choice for you.

Droopy situation of the upper eyelid can be corrected in the course of incision within the natural fold of the upper eyelid permits relocation of fat deposits, contraction of muscles and tissue and removal of excess skin. Lower eyelid can be corrected with a slit exactly underneath the lower lash line. In the course of this incision, excess skin in the lower eyelids is removed. Eyelid incisions typically are closed with detachable or absorbable sutures.

Complications

  • Allergic Reaction to the anesthetic. You may be given an anticipatory course of antibiotics by your medical doctor.
  • Short-term swelling nearby to incision sites.
  • Temporary blurring of your vision.
  • Scars, which usually disappear over time.
  • Difficulty in closing your eye this is temporary until the scar heals.

Facts

  • Length of the procedure is 1 to 2 hours.
  • Local anaesthesia is given.
  • It is in or outpatient procedure.
  • Back to work in one week
  • For upper eyelid surgery incisions are hidden