Blepharoplasty, Why You Might Need It?

Most of the people, first sign of aging appears near the eyelids. The heavy skin of the upper eyelid usually ages faster over the years making it worse year by year making you look old or haggard. Sometimes this may appear even when your stresses or tired. Or else some people might even ask you if you’re stressed or tired because of the heavy skin of your upper eyelid giving you an aging appearance. Eye lift or eyelid surgery in medical term is known as blepharoplasty.

Eye lift surgery is done to improve the appearance of lower eyelid, upper eyelid or both. Also it helps reduce bagginess from lower eyelid and remove excess aging skin from the upper eyelid.

These surgeries are usually done for cosmetic purposes but are also done for elderly people because it is an effective way in improving sight whose drooping upper eyelids might get in the way of their vision.

Blepharoplasty does not help in removing dark circles under the eyes or any other wrinkles on the face even lifting sagging eyebrows or crow’s feet. This face lid surgery helps restore firmness around the area of the eye, giving it a more energetic, fresh, rested and younger look.

The recovery of eyelid surgery is usually faster, quick and virtually painless when healing. The cuts and openings done during the surgery are hidden within the natural crease of your eyelid giving less or no visible scars.

The eyelid lift surgery has many benefits. Some of these benefits are both physically and psychologically.

• Removes excess tissues, fat and skin that give sagging skin and bags in both the upper eyelid and lower eyelid.

Restores and gives a youthful look

• Decrease the loose skin on the eyelid that creates folds and cover the natural contour of the upper eyelid.

• Reduce puffiness of the upper eyelid

• Reduce or remove the under eye bags

• Decrease the lower eyelid droopiness

• The excess skin and wrinkles in the lower lid can be removed

• Better and improved vision that was caused by excess skin

• Improves physical appearance

• Increase self-esteem and self confidence

The surrounding area of the eye will usually continue to age normally but the aging wrinkles, bulges and sagginess may appear due to heredity factor, medical conditions, the environment, pollution, too much use of technology, the sun, stress and tiredness are usually the cause for these symptoms.

The eyelid lift surgery or Blepharoplasty is an expensive surgery. The cost of the lift to the eyelids depends on what exactly the patient needs to do. Usually eyelid lift surgery is done with other surgeries such as face lift or brow lift.