'If eyes are the windows to your soul,
eyelids are definitely the curtains...'
Eyelids are definitely one of the highlighting beauty assets of our face and one of the first parts to show aging changes on themselves as overlying skin is too thin. With gradual aging, first the wrinkles appear, then eyelids skin folds double, skin becomes loose and with time, loose eyebags form with underlying fat and tissue edema. Droopy eyelids can make you look a decade older, and your face dull and expressionless. Hence, it is important to redesign them with time through blepharoplasty procedure, also known as eyelid rejuvenation. It can make you look more youthful and attractive. KALOSA clinic is the best center for blepharoplasty procedure in Delhi/ NCR.
Also, there is craze for caucasians type of eyelids in people with absent eyelid crease. This is redesigned through Asian Blepharoplasty procedure or double eyelid crease surgery, where definite upper eyelid crease is made.
Let us widen our knowledge horizons for these procedures.
You are a candidate for blepharoplasty procedure if you are one of them :
It is important to meet our plastic surgeon who is known to be one of the best cosmetic surgeon of Delhi/ NCR, Dr. Ashish Khare. He is going to hear you thoroughly, know your expectations and examine you. He will let you know if you are the right candidate for blepharoplasty and help you understand the procedure.
Relevant investigations would be ordered.
All blood thinning drugs would be stopped.
Smoking to be stopped prior to surgery.
Blepharoplasty usually can be done in local anaesthesia also, so light breakfast would be allowed prior to the surgery.
If you opt for general anaesthesia, you need to come empty stomach with 8 hours of fasting.
Consent for the procedure is taken.
Pre-operative pictures are taken.
Surgery can be done on upper, lower or both the eyelids together.
Markings are made on the eyelids to delineate area to be removed.
Incisions are usually made on the crease line so that scar is not visible post surgery, or inside the lid if lower eyelids are involved.
Excess tissue, excess skin and fat, sometimes even the muscle, are removed and skin closed using very fine sutures so that area is smoothened out.
Asian Blepharoplasty procedure or double eyelid crease surgery, is the procedure where definite upper eyelid pretrial crease in eyes is made which is often missing in south east asians. this way, they can have caucasians type of eyelids.
Apart from short term complication of bruising and swelling, infection can occur.
Blepharoplasty is usually a daycare surgery, and you would be discharged on the same day.
It is advisable to use ice pack on the same day to minimize local swelling.
Antibiotic ointment and tablets are prescribed for a week.
Mild swelling and bruising is expected to settle by 2-3 weeks.
Patient can resume normal activities from next day.